Agreement Advances Jerusalem Chief Rabbi ElectionsMayor Barkat and Deputy Religious Affairs Minister arrange selection of voting body; ten years since last Chief Rabbi in city.
Netanyahu's Inaction on Hadassah 'Disappointing'Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem says political considerations have no place in matters of life and death.
Jerusalem Mayor Calls for New Chief Rabbis, Rejects PartitionNir Barkat says the capital needs its own Sephardic, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbis; positions should be split between hareidi, religious-Zionist.
Meretz: Keep Rabbi Eliyahu Out of Jerusalem RabbinateMeretz is conducting a campaign aimed at preventing Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu from being a candidate for Jerusalem Chief Rabbi
J'lem Gas Explosion: 'Everything Will Be Investigated''Supergas' technician arrested for questioning; he had been called to the building in the evening before the blast.
290 Million Shekel Storm Damage in JerusalemMayor Nir Barkat presents figures to Knesset Finance Committee, asks government to cover the damage.
Protest to Take Place Outside Home of Jerusalem TerroristFamilies who have lost loved ones in terror attacks to protest outside home of Jerusalem terrorist to be released this week.
Barkat to Cancel Eviction Notice for Bereaved Families' ProtestJerusalem mayor promises to find way around shock eviction order for protest, praises families for taking a stand against terrorism.
Jerusalem Cleanup Still UnderwayTransportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.
Barkat Asks IDF and Police to Help Stranded DriversJerusalem Mayor enlists IDF and police to help out the many drivers and cars that have been stranded due to the snow.
Jerusalem Mayor Acknowledges Upswing in Arab ViolenceNir Barkat, Jerusalem's mayor, admits increased violence from the city's Arab population; no appropriate punishment in place.
Jerusalem Councilman Shkedi's 'Hanukkah Miracle'Nationalist Shkedi makes near complete recovery after suffering a stroke on November 7 at his Jerusalem home.
PM Vows to Catch 'Criminals' Who Injured BabyJerusalem Mayor Barkat: a rock is a weapon like any other, punishment needs to be increased.
The Deal that Saved BarkatBarkat reportedly convinced hareidi candidate to stay in the race, drawing votes from Leon.
Lion: My Intentions Were Sincere and TrueMoshe Lion, who ran for mayor Jerusalem and lost, thanked MK Lieberman for his support.
Barkat Re-elected in JerusalemDespite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.
Photo Essay: Municipal Elections in JerusalemUnity amid pressure as Jerusalem votes.
Barkat Camp: Deri and Lieberman Counting On a Low TurnoutNir Barkat's camp says it is worried that a low election turnout could gift Moshe Lion victory.
Whither Jerusalem: Left or Right?Moshe Lion, mayoral candidate running against incumbent Nir Barkat, claims a clear difference in the two men's stance on a united Jerusalem.
Likud Man says 'Party Has Not Endorsed Moshe Lion'Member of Likud's Jerusalem branch says he thinks all of the party's supporters will vote for current Mayor Nir Barkat.
Mayor Nir Barkat's Ambitious Vision for Jerusalem's FutureNir Barkat tells of his vivid memories packing sandbags just before the Six Day War; says that experience built his vision for the future.
Jerusalem Votes: Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to LionWith the absence of a hassidic candidate, communities told to vote in line with the advice of local rabbis.
Lieberman: Barkat 'Racist and Arrogant'Yisrael Beytenu chief unleashes atypically emotional Facebook tirade against Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
Barkat: Shas Politicking During R. Ovadia's Shiva InappropriateAryeh Deri and Avigdor Lieberman are ganging up on him in a most inappropriate way, said the mayor of Jerusalem.
Barkat Pledges to Strengthen Religious-Zionist Schools in J'lemOpening new elementary school, Jerusalem Mayor says if reelected he will build more religious Zionist schools in the capital.
MK Feiglin Backs Moshe Lion in JerusalemDeputy Knesset Speaker joins long list of Likud politicians who endorsed challenger to Barkat.
Candidate Arieh King Wants More Jews to Move to E. Jersualem"Yes, Arabs will benefit," says candidate Arieh King, "but it doesn't matter as long as we invest and keep our city united."
Rebbetsin Eliyahu Endorses Nir Barkat for Jerusalem MayorWidow of Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu ztz"l met incumbent mayor, says the rabbi supported Barkat and "determined that he is best for Jerusalem."
Jerusalem Mayoral Candidates to Address English SpeakersBig tourist events or city services? Are they mutually exclusive? Barkat & Leon to address English-speaking audiences about J'slem's future.
Second Night of Torah Celebrations Across IsraelA customary night of dancing in circles around Torah scrolls is set to take place throughout Israel tonight.
'We Prayed for This for Thousands of Years'Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat tells of his feelings experiencing the "birkat kohanim" and the Kotel. "No one should take this for granted."
Poll: Barkat well ahead in Mayoral RaceA survey conducted by the newspaper Maariv has placed current Mayor Nir Barkat significantly ahead of his main challenger Moshe Leon.
Barkat: 'Jerusalem Cannot Be Split'The Mayor of Jerusalem speaks out on his belief that Israel must not give up any part of Jerusalem.
Rabbi Ronsky: I Support Barkat for Mayor"I think Nir has done and is doing good things for Jerusalem,” writes former chief military rabbi.
Barkat: Jerusalem is of One the Safest Cities in the WorldJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promising to develop Jerusalem for the benefit of younger citizens as well as olim.
Mayor Barkat: 50 Ways to Love JerusalemMayor Nir Barkat: more and more sectors should connect to Jerusalem, each in its own way.
Videos and Photos: Formula 1Formula One and GT Motors cars take to the streets of Jerusalem as thousands cheer.
Bird's-Eye View Connects Visitors to JerusalemArutz Sheva joins Mayor Barkat for a unique activity at 60 meters above Mount Scopus.
Jerusalem Mayor Calls for Jonathan Pollard's ReleaseJerusalem Mayor Barkat: Jonathan Pollard epitomizes "desire of the Jewish people to be a free people in land of Zion and Jerusalem.”
Jerusalem Marathon One Month Away But Already Breaking RecordsThe Jerusalem Marathon is expected to see a record number of runners who will infuse the local economy with millions of shekels.
Barkat: Netanyahu Has Kept Jerusalem UnitedJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday endorsed Binyamin Netanyahu for reelection as Prime Minister
Jerusalem Mayor: Let My People PrayJerusalem mayor calls to end discrimination, let Jews pray on the Temple Mount.
Dog's Fall Led to Archaeological DiscoveryAncient wine presses found in Jerusalem thanks to a man who walked his dog.
Jerusalem Mayor Dedicates Street to Famed Egyptian SingerJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is set to name a street in the Arab neighborhood of Beit Hanina for renowned Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum.
US Senator Tweets 'Disappointed' in BBC's Olympics CoverageRepublican Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) sided with Israel in criticizing the BBC for refusing to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Netanyahu at Merkaz HaRav: "I Will Never Divide Jerusalem"Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.
Olmert’s ‘Bitter Mistake’ on JerusalemOlmert “lost his faith in Jerusalem” says Mayor Nir Barkat.
Jerusalem Mayor on Unity: Cranes Mean Sovereignty, SuccessJerusalem mayor Nir Barkat told Arutz Sheva that sovereignty cannot remain on paper, and must be shown in every neighborhood
Jerusalem's Old City Goes Pink for Breast CancerJerusalem held a special ceremony in which the old city walls were lit in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Google Officially Launches Street View in IsraelGoogle officially launches "Street View", showing imagery from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.
Mayors and MKs Slam 'Terror Disruptions'Israel's mayors say the current terror wave is disrupting daily life, while MKs charge the government isn't doing anything to end the threat
Barkat: We'll Continue to Build in All of Jerusalem for EveryoneJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat: There's no such thing as a "freeze" in construction. We'll build in all parts of the city for all residents.
‘Hurt by Terror – but Not Defeated’Memorial held for eight young men murdered in the Merkaz Harav terror attack.
Barkat Plan ‘Will Turn Jerusalem into Sderot’Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin slammed Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat's land-swap plan saying it is contrary to law - and good sense.
Jerusalem Mayor Promotes New Boundary PlanJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promoting new municipal boundaries that would swap land, leaving some Arab neighborhoods outside the city.
Jerusalem Municipality Upgrades Arab Neighborhood PlaygroundsChildren in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Beit Hanina and Jabel Mukabar have nice new playgrounds, built by the municipality.
Jerusalem Upgrades Arab Part of Shiloach NeighborhoodJerusalem raises the quality of life in Arab neighborhoods, changing attitudes; on Sunday, a new infant care center opened in Shiloach.