Ben Bresky visits to City Hall to interview Mayor Nir Barkat on his vision for the future of Jerusalem. One of the mayor's earliest memorial is packing sand bags during the Six Day War of 1967. Find out about his youth in a Jerusalem neighborhood that no longer exists. Plus, why he feels large scale events are an investment. Mayor Barkat says that the old world charm and Jewish character of the city and the planned big buildings and business sector are not mutually exclusive.
For last week's interview with the United Jerusalem and the Yerushalmim party click here.
Stay tuned next week for an interview with mayoral candidate Moshe Lion.
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Plus the Jerusalem Mega Mix part 2, featuring diverse musicians singing about your favorite city including: U2, Paul Simon, Alpha Blondy, Hadag Nahash, Aharit Hayamim, Sabaton, Yehuda Leuchter, Christy Moore, Sting, Dan Bern, Lauryn Hill, Matisyahu, Blind Guardian, Bruce Dickenson, Astral Dors, Avraham Fried, Modechai Ben David, Miami Boys Choir, Alphaville, Don Mclean, and more.
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