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.
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: From Whom, Exactly, Did We Conquer Jerusalem?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?
Nationalist Critics: Mayor Nir Barkat has Turned to the LeftComplaints Bureau head Aryeh King has harsh words for Mayor Barkat's appointment of a left wing council member to handle E. Jerusalem file.
Rabbi: Mayor Trying to Turn Jerusalem into GoaA "beach party” that was to be held outside the Old City of Jerusalem will be moved, but the incident has upset religious Jerusalemites.
Jerusalem Mayor Meets UN AmbassadorsJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat met with UN ambassadors and told them about his vision for the future of the capital.
Jerusalem Taste Festival Stirs ControversyJerusalem taste festival greeted by some, booed by others as controversy erupts over non-kosher foods at some booths.
Diverse Crowd Gathers for First Jerusalem MarathonOn Friday morning, Jerusalem's first-ever marathon has kicked off despite Wednesday's bus bombing near the starting point of the race's route.
Mayor Barkat: ‘We Won’t Let Terror Harm Regular Life’“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.
Mayor of Jerusalem Takes Journalists for a High RideJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat holds press conference ...in the air.
Jerusalem Goes Pink for Breast CancerSusan G. Komen for the Cure marks Breast Cancer Week in Jerusalem.
Mayor's Vision for JerusalemNir Barkat says he wants Jerusalem to be an international cultural and spiritual center.
New: No Visitor Cars in Jerusalem Old City During the DayTo reduce traffic and pollution in the historic Old City, the Jerusalem Municipality will prohibit most private cars from entering during the day.
Barkat: Jerusalem Freeze Would be IllegalJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visits Washington. Barkat's message: We are going to build in Jerusalem – all of Jerusalem.
Beit Yehonatan Under Threat 'Because Mayor is Abroad'Jerusalem Municipality inspectors made measurements at Jewish building slated for sealing, allegedly taking advantage of Mayor Barkat's absence.
Mayor Barkat: Netanyahu Protected Jerusalem in WashingtonMayor of Jewish capital says 'we will continue to build in its eastern and western sides.' Netanyahu is back in Israel.
Jerusalem Mayor: Build 50,000, not 1,600, New Jerusalem HomesThe US and the Arab world are upset about Israel’s plans for 1,600 homes for Jews in the capital. The mayor says the number is closer to 50,000.
'Government Not Cooperating with Unified Jerusalem Plan'A senior Jerusalem city official says the government has shown apathy when it comes to projects aimed at keeping the city unified.
Jerusalem Mayor: Foreign Resident, Please Rent Your ApartmentMayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat asked foreign residents with apartments in the city to rent them out to young families and students.
Jerusalem Upgrades to Quarterly AssessmentsMayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat requested that the City Comptroller begin using quarterly reports to address various issues pertaining to the city.
Racing to Jerusalem: International Marathon in 2011“We will bring an international marathon to Jerusalem in 2011," vowed Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat after participating in the New York race Sunday.
Barkat: Put Jerusalem Rabbinate in Religious-Zionist HandsJerusalem Mayor Barkat tells Supreme Court that hareidi-religious power in the city rabbinate should be weakened in favor of religious Zionists.
Barkat Admits: Police Don't Dare Enter Eastern JerusalemJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat admits that Israeli police do not enforce the law in Arab neighborhoods of the city.
Police Extricate Barkat from Extremist AttackHareidi-religious extremists threw surrounded the car carrying Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, and pelted it with rocks.
Riots Continue in Jerusalem; Barkat Cuts ServicesJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has cut city services to the hareidi-religious neighborhoods of Mea Shearim and Geula due to riots.
Likud MK: Kadima Collapsed in City ElectionsKadima claims 50 mayoral victories but MK Eitan says many of the winners were actually unaffiliated and even "ashamed" of their Kadima ties.
Candidates for Jerusalem Mayor Duke it Out in DebateIssues addressed at the Jerusalem mayoral debate included affordable housing, jobs, Arab terrorism and driving on Shabbat.