290 Million Shekel Storm Damage in JerusalemMayor Nir Barkat presents figures to Knesset Finance Committee, asks government to cover the damage.
Protest Set 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 Bereaved Families: No Eviction NoticeJerusalem 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 DriversJerusalem Mayor enlists IDF and police to help out the many drivers and cars that have been stranded due to the snow.
Barkat 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: Low Turnout Could Gift Lion VictoryNir 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.
Exclusive Interview with Jerusalem's MayorNir Barkat tells of his vivid memories packing sandbags just before the Six Day War; says that experience built his vision for the future.
Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to Moshe 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 Plays Politics Days After FuneralAryeh Deri and Avigdor Lieberman are ganging up on him in a most inappropriate way, said the mayor of Jerusalem.
Barkat: 'I'll Add More Religous Zionist Schools'Opening 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: Investing in E. Jerusalem Good for Jews"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 BarkatWidow of Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu ztz"l met incumbent mayor, says the rabbi supported Barkat and "determined that he is best for Jerusalem."
J'lem Mayor 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 One the Safest CitiesJerusalem 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 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 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 Names Street for 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 CoverageRepublican Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) sided with Israel in criticizing the BBC for refusing to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRavEmotional 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.
Barkat: Cranes Mean Sovereignty, SuccessJerusalem mayor Nir Barkat told Arutz Sheva that sovereignty cannot remain on paper, and must be shown in every neighborhood
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 Build in All of JerusalemJerusalem 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 BoundariesJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promoting new municipal boundaries that would swap land, leaving some Arab neighborhoods outside the city.
Jerusalem 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 NeighborhoodJerusalem raises the quality of life in Arab neighborhoods, changing attitudes; on Sunday, a new infant care center opened in Shiloach.
Art Brings Color and Life to the Jerusalem MarketJerusalem's famous Machane Yehuda Market has been transformed into a huge urban art display. The market inspired the art.
Barkat to End Ramadan Fast DayAs Israel eases restrictions on Arabs in honor of Ramadan, Jerusalem's Mayor will fire the cannon to end Wednesday's fasting day.
Barkat on BBC: Jerusalem is OursJerusalem mayor Nir Barkat on BBC: Is there anywhere else in the world where someone would dare tell Jews or Blacks that they cannot build?
Barkat's Appointment CriticizedComplaints Bureau head Aryeh King has harsh words for Mayor Barkat's appointment of a left wing council member to handle E. Jerusalem file.
Rabbi: Jerusalem is Not GoaA "beach party” that was to be held outside the Old City of Jerusalem will be moved, but the incident has upset religious Jerusalemites.