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Rabbi: Mayor Trying to Turn Jerusalem into 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

Jerusalem Mayor 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

Jerusalem Taste Festival Stirs 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

Diverse Crowd Gathers for First Jerusalem Marathon

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

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Hezki Baruch, 3/23/2011, 9:00 PM

Mayor of Jerusalem Takes Journalists for a High Ride

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat holds press conference ...in the air.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2011, 5:11 AM

Jerusalem Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure marks Breast Cancer Week in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 10/28/2010, 1:15 AM

Mayor's Vision for Jerusalem

Nir Barkat says he wants Jerusalem to be an international cultural and spiritual center.Hillel Fendel, 8/2/2010, 11:09 AM

New: No Visitor Cars in Jerusalem Old City During the Day

To reduce traffic and pollution in the historic Old City, the Jerusalem Municipality will prohibit most private cars from entering during the day.Malkah Fleisher, 5/25/2010, 10:56 PM

Barkat: Jerusalem Freeze Would be Illegal

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visits Washington. Barkat's message: We are going to build in Jerusalem – all of Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 4/29/2010, 9:15 PM

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.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2010, 6:29 PM

Mayor Barkat: Netanyahu Protected Jerusalem in Washington

Mayor of Jewish capital says 'we will continue to build in its eastern and western sides.' Netanyahu is back in Israel.Gil Ronen, 3/25/2010, 8:14 PM

Jerusalem Mayor: Build 50,000, not 1,600, New Jerusalem Homes

The 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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/23/2010, 5:56 AM

'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.Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2010, 10:29 AM

Jerusalem Mayor: Foreign Resident, Please Rent Your Apartment

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat asked foreign residents with apartments in the city to rent them out to young families and students.Malkah Fleisher, 12/7/2009, 9:15 PM

Jerusalem Upgrades to Quarterly Assessments

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat requested that the City Comptroller begin using quarterly reports to address various issues pertaining to the city. Malkah Fleisher, 12/2/2009, 7:41 AM

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/2/2009, 8:00 PM

Barkat: Put Jerusalem Rabbinate in Religious-Zionist Hands

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat tells Supreme Court that hareidi-religious power in the city rabbinate should be weakened in favor of religious Zionists.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2009, 7:02 AM

Barkat Admits: Police Don't Dare Enter Eastern Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat admits that Israeli police do not enforce the law in Arab neighborhoods of the city.Maayana Miskin, 9/25/2009, 9:58 AM

Police Extricate Barkat from Extremist Attack

Hareidi-religious extremists threw surrounded the car carrying Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, and pelted it with rocks.Gil Ronen, 8/9/2009, 10:35 PM

Riots Continue in Jerusalem; Barkat Cuts Services

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has cut city services to the hareidi-religious neighborhoods of Mea Shearim and Geula due to riots. Maayana Miskin, 7/15/2009, 9:28 PM

Likud MK: Kadima Collapsed in City Elections

Kadima claims 50 mayoral victories but MK Eitan says many of the winners were actually unaffiliated and even "ashamed" of their Kadima ties.Hillel Fendel, 11/12/2008, 4:08 PM

Candidates for Jerusalem Mayor Duke it Out in Debate

Issues addressed at the Jerusalem mayoral debate included affordable housing, jobs, Arab terrorism and driving on Shabbat.Ben Bresky, 11/1/2008, 12:01 PM