Suspension of Nazareth Illit Mayor Extended Amid Bribery Charges

Mayor Shimon Gapso's suspension extended by five months as he awaits verdicts in bribery cases.Gil Ronen, 10/5/2014, 4:08 PM

Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Attorney-General Weinstein wants controversial mayor accused of bribery out of office despite renewed mandate.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 12:56 PM

MKs Pledge Further Hareidi-Religious Zionist Cooperation

Housing Minister Uri Ariel and his predecessor, Eli Yishai, pledge continued cooperation over housing.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 2:44 PM

Controversial Mayor: I’ll Keep Pushing for Jewish City

Nazareth Illit mayor reelected despite allegations of corruption, racism, and vows, ‘I’ll keep pushing to keep my city Jewish.’Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 10:35 AM

Pressed to Create Arab School, Mayor Gives Definitive No

“Upper Nazareth was founded to make the Galilee Jewish and must preserve this role,” the mayor said amid pressure to open an Arab school. Annie Lubin, 1/17/2013, 10:07 AM