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  10/23/2013, Cheshvan 19, 5774

Victorious Mayor Nir Barkat Seeks Broad Coalition


Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat announced he wants a broad coalition in city council following his election to a second term. Upon visiting the Western Wall in the Old City, he stated, "I'm here for all Jerusalemites and all the people of Israel." Although initial polls showed an landslide victory for Barkat, challenger Moshe Lion lost by a mere 6%.