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Barkat Asks IDF and Police to Help Drivers

Jerusalem Mayor enlists IDF and police to help out the many drivers and cars that have been stranded due to the snow.Elad Benari, 12/13/2013, 2:42 AM

Barkat Acknowledges Upswing in Arab Violence

Nir Barkat, Jerusalem's mayor, admits increased violence from the city's Arab population; no appropriate punishment in place.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 11:16 AM

Jerusalem Councilman Shkedi's 'Hanukkah Miracle'

Nationalist Shkedi makes near complete recovery after suffering a stroke on November 7 at his Jerusalem home.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2013, 9:31 PM

PM Vows to Catch 'Criminals' Who Injured Baby

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat: a rock is a weapon like any other, punishment needs to be increased.Gil Ronen, 11/28/2013, 8:39 PM

The Deal that Saved Barkat

Barkat reportedly convinced hareidi candidate to stay in the race, drawing votes from Leon.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 8:31 AM

Lion: My Intentions Were Sincere and True

Moshe Lion, who ran for mayor Jerusalem and lost, thanked MK Lieberman for his support.Elad Benari, 10/23/2013, 4:43 AM

Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Despite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.Elad Benari and Adam Ross, 10/23/2013, 4:08 AM

Photo Essay: Municipal Elections in Jerusalem

Unity amid pressure as Jerusalem votes.Ben Bresky, 10/23/2013, 2:13 AM

Barkat Camp: Low Turnout Could Gift Lion Victory

Nir Barkat's camp says it is worried that a low election turnout could gift Moshe Lion victory.Adam Ross, 10/22/2013, 8:42 PM

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. Moshe Lion, 10/21/2013, 11:57 AM

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.Adam Ross, 10/17/2013, 11:29 AM

Exclusive Interview with Jerusalem's Mayor

Nir Barkat tells of his vivid memories packing sandbags just before the Six Day War; says that experience built his vision for the future.Ben Bresky and Ari Soffer, 10/14/2013, 10:18 AM

Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to Moshe Lion

With the absence of a hassidic candidate, communities told to vote in line with the advice of local rabbis.Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 9:28 AM

Lieberman: Barkat 'Racist and Arrogant'

Yisrael Beytenu chief unleashes atypically emotional Facebook tirade against Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2013, 8:50 PM

Barkat: Shas Plays Politics Days After Funeral

Aryeh Deri and Avigdor Lieberman are ganging up on him in a most inappropriate way, said the mayor of Jerusalem.David Lev, 10/10/2013, 9:03 AM

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.Adam Ross, 10/8/2013, 11:10 PM

MK Feiglin Backs Moshe Lion in Jerusalem

Deputy Knesset Speaker joins long list of Likud politicians who endorsed challenger to Barkat.Gil Ronen, 10/7/2013, 10:53 AM

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."Ben Bresky, 10/6/2013, 3:17 AM

Rebbetsin Eliyahu Endorses Nir Barkat

Widow of Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu ztz"l met incumbent mayor, says the rabbi supported Barkat and "determined that he is best for Jerusalem."Arutz Sheva, 10/3/2013, 4:21 PM

J'lem Mayor Candidates to Address English Speakers

Big tourist events or city services? Are they mutually exclusive? Barkat & Leon to address English-speaking audiences about J'slem's future.Ben Bresky, 9/27/2013, 12:29 PM

Second Night of Torah Celebrations Across Israel

A customary night of dancing in circles around Torah scrolls is set to take place throughout Israel tonight.Adam Ross, 9/26/2013, 9:21 PM

'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."Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 11:12 PM

Poll: Barkat well ahead in Mayoral Race

A survey conducted by the newspaper Maariv has placed current Mayor Nir Barkat significantly ahead of his main challenger Moshe Leon.Adam Ross, 9/9/2013, 3:14 PM

Barkat: 'Jerusalem Cannot Be Split'

The Mayor of Jerusalem speaks out on his belief that Israel must not give up any part of Jerusalem.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/3/2013, 5:30 PM

Rabbi Ronsky: I Support Barkat for Mayor

"I think Nir has done and is doing good things for Jerusalem,” writes former chief military rabbi.Gil Ronen, 8/19/2013, 12:44 PM

Barkat: Jerusalem is One the Safest Cities

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promising to develop Jerusalem for the benefit of younger citizens as well as olim.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/6/2013, 4:16 AM

Mayor Barkat: 50 Ways to Love Jerusalem

Mayor Nir Barkat: more and more sectors should connect to Jerusalem, each in its own way.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 12:33 PM

Videos and Photos: Formula 1

Formula One and GT Motors cars take to the streets of Jerusalem as thousands cheer.Hezki Baruch & Kuvien Images, 6/14/2013, 9:05 AM

Bird's-Eye View Connects Visitors to Jerusalem

Arutz Sheva joins Mayor Barkat for a unique activity at 60 meters above Mount Scopus.Arutz Sheva, 5/13/2013, 3:17 PM

Jerusalem Mayor Calls for Pollard's Release

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat: Jonathan Pollard epitomizes "desire of the Jewish people to be a free people in land of Zion and Jerusalem.”Arutz Sheva staff, 2/26/2013, 10:46 PM

Jerusalem Marathon Already Breaking Records

The Jerusalem Marathon is expected to see a record number of runners who will infuse the local economy with millions of shekels. Annie Lubin, 2/4/2013, 10:01 PM

Barkat: Netanyahu Has Kept Jerusalem United

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday endorsed Binyamin Netanyahu for reelection as Prime MinisterDavid Lev, 1/21/2013, 3:12 PM

Jerusalem Mayor: Let My People Pray

Jerusalem mayor calls to end discrimination, let Jews pray on the Temple Mount. Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 12:01 PM

Dog's Fall Led to Archaeological Discovery

Ancient wine presses found in Jerusalem thanks to a man who walked his dog.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 2:56 PM

Jerusalem Mayor Names Street for Egyptian Singer

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is set to name a street in the Arab neighborhood of Beit Hanina for renowned Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum.Chana Ya'ar, 10/17/2012, 11:28 AM

US Senator Tweets 'Disappointed' in BBC Coverage

Republican Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) sided with Israel in criticizing the BBC for refusing to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/24/2012, 3:56 PM

"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRav

Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 8:09 AM

Olmert’s ‘Bitter Mistake’ on Jerusalem

Olmert “lost his faith in Jerusalem” says Mayor Nir Barkat. Maayana Miskin, 5/20/2012, 7:31 PM

Barkat: Cranes Mean Sovereignty, Success

Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat told Arutz Sheva that sovereignty cannot remain on paper, and must be shown in every neighborhoodGabe Kahn, 5/18/2012, 2:39 PM

Old City Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

Jerusalem held a special ceremony in which the old city walls were lit in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2012, 6:45 AM

Google Officially Launches Street View in Israel

Google officially launches "Street View", showing imagery from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2012, 12:15 AM

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 threatGabe Kahn., 3/15/2012, 2:12 PM

Barkat: We'll Build in All of Jerusalem

Jerusalem 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.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/29/2012, 3:13 AM

‘Hurt by Terror – but Not Defeated’

Memorial held for eight young men murdered in the Merkaz Harav terror attack.Maayana Miskin, 2/17/2012, 12:00 PM

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.Gabe Kahn, 12/23/2011, 12:18 PM

Jerusalem Mayor Promotes New Boundaries

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promoting new municipal boundaries that would swap land, leaving some Arab neighborhoods outside the city.Chana Ya'ar, 12/22/2011, 7:15 PM

Jerusalem Upgrades Arab Neighborhood Playgrounds

Children in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Beit Hanina and Jabel Mukabar have nice new playgrounds, built by the municipality.Chana Ya'ar, 12/4/2011, 12:11 PM

Jerusalem Upgrades Arab Neighborhood

Jerusalem raises the quality of life in Arab neighborhoods, changing attitudes; on Sunday, a new infant care center opened in Shiloach.Chana Ya'ar, 9/26/2011, 12:14 AM

Art Brings Color and Life to the Jerusalem Market

Jerusalem's famous Machane Yehuda Market has been transformed into a huge urban art display. The market inspired the art.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/23/2011, 5:16 AM

Barkat to End Ramadan Fast Day

As Israel eases restrictions on Arabs in honor of Ramadan, Jerusalem's Mayor will fire the cannon to end Wednesday's fasting day.Elad Benari, 8/3/2011, 8:14 AM

Barkat on BBC: Jerusalem is Ours

Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat on BBC: Is there anywhere else in the world where someone would dare tell Jews or Blacks that they cannot build?Elad Benari, 7/16/2011, 9:23 PM

Barkat's Appointment Criticized

Complaints Bureau head Aryeh King has harsh words for Mayor Barkat's appointment of a left wing council member to handle E. Jerusalem file.David ben Yacov, 6/30/2011, 11:29 AM

Rabbi: Jerusalem is Not Goa

A "beach party” that was to be held outside the Old City of Jerusalem will be moved, but the incident has upset religious Jerusalemites.David Lev, 6/21/2011, 10:48 PM

Barkat Meets UN Ambassadors

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat met with UN ambassadors and told them about his vision for the future of the capital.Elad Benari, 5/18/2011, 5:04 PM

Jlem Taste Festival Controversy

Jerusalem taste festival greeted by some, booed by others as controversy erupts over non-kosher foods at some booths.Maayana Miskin, 3/28/2011, 2:12 AM

1st Jerusalem Marathon Concluded

On Friday morning, Jerusalem's first-ever marathon has kicked off despite Wednesday's bus bombing near the starting point of the race's route.Gavriel Queenann, photos by Ben Bresky, 3/25/2011, 11:20 AM

Israel Stands Up against Terror

“When terror attempts to disrupt our way of life, the best solution is to get back to normal as quickly as possible, Jerusalem's mayor says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Hezki Baruch, 3/23/2011, 9:00 PM