'Waiting in traffic for hours surreal'Jerusalem mayor and other officials to visit road notorious for having traffic so bad commuters are often stuck waiting for hours.
Barkat to receive honorary doctorate from Yeshiva UniversityJerusalem mayor Nir Barkat will receive an honorary degree from Yeshiva University during celebrations of jubilee for Jerusalem unification.
Cornerstone of massive Jerusalem Entrance project laidCornerstone laid on a massive project to construct a new financial district in Jerusalem as UNESCO votes to deny Jewish connection to city.
Barkat unfazed by UNESCO decisionJerusalem mayor Nir Barkat unfazed by UNESCO decision over Temple Mount.
Father of murdered rabbi: Israel not intimidatedMemorial plaque dedicated to memory of terror victims Rabbi Nechemia Levy and Aaron Bennet.
Watch: Jerusalem Mayor meets Pollard in New YorkMayor Nir Barkat meets with Jonathan Pollard on the streets of Manhattan.
Jerusalem Mayor at 9/11 memorial: I know this pain wellJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat tells of his experience being in New Jersey on 9/11. 'There is a deep sense of empathy between our peoples.'
Czech Republic keeps Jerusalem on the mapThe Czech Republic decided not to carry out its previous decision to erase Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in school textbooks.
Pride flags removed from around Jerusalem's Great SynagogueMayor Nir Barkat instructs city to remove rainbow flags from Great Synagogue, Hechal Shlomo.
Mayor Barkat won't take part in Jerusalem pride paradeMayor Nir Barkat says he won't join Pride Parade in Jerusalem in order to not offend haredi and religious public; 'I represent everyone.'
Jerusalem Chief Rabbi asks Mayor to remove Pride flagsJerusalem's Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern asks Mayor Nir Barkat to take down rainbow flags near Great Synagogue.
'We prevented a big attack today, thank God it ended like this'Mayor Nir Barkat gives official thanks to security guards who thwarted terror attack in Jerusalem; 'Your alertness saved many lives today'.
Barkat: We must not stop building in Jerusalem'People must be allowed to live in whatever part of the city they choose', says Jerusalem Mayor.
Hollywood star explores ancient Jerusalem in City of DavidAward winning actress Helen Mirren, who starred in The Queen, Red, and Woman in Gold, visits City of David and Old City of Jerusalem.
Barkat: Moskowitz 'helped Jews live anywhere they want'Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat offers condolences on the loss of great philanthropist. 'Jewish People owe him lots of gratitude and thanks.'
Mayor Barkat: Government 'forced a building freeze on Jerusalem'Jerusalem Mayor marks Jerusalem Day by praising residents for 'coping' with terror wave, accuses govt. of Jewish construction freeze.
Nir Barkat defers to Netanyahu over Likud leadershipJerusalem mayor won't challenge Prime Minister, he announces Wednesday, despite recordings hinting otherwise.
Letter: Prosecute Arab workers who ignored terror victimsCivil rights organization calls on Mayor Nir Barkat to publicly express outrage at the incident, and punish the municipal workers involved.
'Reminiscent of the Second Intifada bus bombings'Arutz Sheva coverage at the scene: Mayor Barkat calls for alertness, medic notes chilling echoes of 2000 terror war.
Barkat planning Likud takeover? Recordings reveal his ambitionsRecordings of closed-door meetings reveal Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat's growing ambitions within Likud.
Watch: Anti-Israel activists shout down Jerusalem mayor in USCampus police sit idly as Jerusalem Mayor shouted down during SFSU talk by anti-Israel activists chanting "intifada, intifada".
Watch: Live video from the Jerusalem MarathonCatch all the action as runners from around the world compete in the Holy City, and prove 'terror will not defeat us.'
Jerusalem sets up 'war room' to fight terrorDeri and Barkat establish war room in Jerusalem municipality building in wake of two-pronged attack in the capital.
Gov, opposition join to support building in Ma'ale AdumimLand of Israel Lobby holds special Knesset meeting on building freeze in Ma'ale Adumim. All agree that Bibi must allow building.
Barkat slams Cameron: Jerusalem better now than during UK ruleAfter British PM criticizes ‘genuinely shocking settlements’, Jerusalem mayor invites him to see the ‘facts and reality on the ground’.
Barkat: Herzog wants to crush JerusalemJerusalem Mayor responded to the plan of Isaac Herzog at the Jerusalem Conference, 'plan is a slippery slope that will chip away at city.'
Jerusalem Unity Prize welcomes nominationsPrizes to be handed out for Local, National and Global Efforts to Unite the Jewish Community.
Torah scroll donated in memory of Shira BankiA recently restored and mended 150-year-old Torah scroll will enter an Ethiopian synagogue in the Katmonim neighborhood of Jerusalem.
Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cutsJerusalem city council and Finance Ministry formulate agreement to avoid future budget cuts and layoffs in the city.
Jerusalem Mayor testifies against terrorist he helped neutralizeAfter testifying against terrorist he neutralized last February, Nir Barkat met at the court with the civilian whose life he saved.
Histadrut threatens Jerusalem Council over layoffsIn response to recent layoffs caused by lack of funding, Histadrut to open official grievance against the city, allowing for general strike.
City of Jerusalem to layoff thousands due to lack of budgetAfter receiving no government funding, City Council forced to lay off hundreds of workers at year's end with thousands more on way.
Nir Barkat joins Likud, hints at possible MK runJerusalem's mayor to continue in his role until the end of the term - and weighing entering national politics.
Netanyahu orders barriers put at Jerusalem bus stopsAfter car attack, PM launches expensive plan for 300 bus stations; Internal Security Minister: 'I don't see an end to the terror wave.'
Report: Barkat plans to run in Likud PrimaryJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is apparently ready for 'the next level,' an Army Radio report said. Not everyone is likely to be happy.
Elie Wiesel made an honorary citizen of JerusalemMayor Nir Barkat travels to NY to personally bestow honor upon Wiesel, in honor of his work to keep the city Israel's undivided capital.
Protest: Kahlon has critically wounded JerusalemMayor, municipality block Knesset protesting Finance Minister's budget, which will see deep cuts in security, education and more.
Barkat: Jerusalem feels the pain of ParisJerusalem showed its solidarity with Paris Sunday night at a special rally held in Safra Square, outside City Hall.
PMO: The government is investing billions in JerusalemPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s office says Mayor Nir Barkat's letter claiming the government ignores Jerusalem's needs is puzzling.
Jerusalem mayor Barkat to Netanyahu: The time for talk is over'It's time for action. Continuing to ignore Jerusalem's needs will be a victory for terror.'
Barkat and NYC Mayor de Blasio Visit Terror VictimJerusalem and NYC Mayors visit victim wounded in last week's car attack in Jerusalem's Geula, in which his cousin was murdered.
Jerusalem Mayor Orders Schools to End Early for SecurityMayor Nir Barkat says Jerusalem schools will release at 1:30 pm tomorrow unless government agrees to provide security.
Jerusalem School Shutdown Turns Up the HeatHigh schools continue strike and on Sunday middle and elementary schools to end early, in demand for security till end of the school day.
Jerusalem Mayor Urges Residents to Carry Personal FirearmsCivilians carrying their licensed weapons is an 'imperative,' Nir Barkat asserts, as Arab terror continues to sweep across Israel.
Jerusalem Threatens School ShutdownMunicipality and teachers' organizations warn they need budget for full-day security - or else they won't hold classes starting Thursday.
Barkat Vows to Keep Jerusalem United Despite Terror'Jerusalem Arabs want the city united - they do not want to be like Gaza,' mayor Nir Barkat insists.
'Ignore CNN - Jerusalem is the Place to Be'Mayor Nir Barkat addresses visiting MPs, notes that in spite of clashes and negative headlines, Jerusalem has a lot to be proud of
Barkat Warns: Every Rock-Thrower Has Blood on His HandsJerusalem mayor says there are 'zero excuses for violence' in the wake of rock-throwing murder, urges Israelis not to succumb to fear.
Report: Jerusalem Mayor Barkat to Seek Likud LeadershipJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is reportedly set to make a bid to take the leadership of the Likud and run as Prime Minister.
Haredi Jerusalem Councilors: Closing 8 Minimarkets Isn't EnoughJerusalem haredi councilors oppose Mayor Barkat's plan to enforce Shabbat law selectively and 'compensate' for opening a cinema.
Jerusalem Mayor Will Close 8 Minimarkets on SabbathSecular councilors say this is part of a tradeoff with haredi leaders for opening of a cinema on Sabbath.
Watch: Jerusalem Mayor Congratulates Local Basketball TeamMayor Nir Barkat meets members of the Hapoel Jerusalem team after they won the team's first championship in 72 years.
Injured Border Policeman Commended for Neutralizing TerroristBrave victim of Sunday's shooting attack hailed as hero by Jerusalem police commander, mayor hours after he was attacked.
Jerusalem Mayor Barkat to Fire Ramadan Cannon150,000-200,000 Muslims to visit Temple Mount each Friday in potential threat; mayor festive with unprecedented expensive preparations.
Defying Terrorism by Building a New Generation of Zionist YouthJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says new Ezra movement chapter dedicated to Eyal Yifrah is the best way to honor murdered teens.
Jerusalem Mayor Livid at J'lem Affairs Appointment'Jerusalem is not a consolation prize,' mayor Nir Barkat fires.
Netanyahu: Those Who Want Divided Jerusalem 'Don't Live Here'Netanyahu vows to keep Jerusalem united in special Cabinet meeting.