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  8/21/2012, Elul 3, 5772

Barkat Proud of Jerusalem’s ‘Education Revolution’

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat attended a ceremony Tuesday honoring religious-Zionist public education. “In recent years we’ve created an education revolution in Jerusalem,” he said. “Twenty-nine new classrooms, double the number of students in the public and public-religious daycare centers, and an eight percent increase in enrollment in first grade.”

“This is a light at the end of the tunnel, and a better future for Jerusalem,” he added.