Instead of holiday blessing, threats and intimidation

Tiberias city council member describes speech by Mayor to city educational institution directors and threats he issued during speech.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2019, 7:24 PM

Polish mayor dies after being stabbed at charity concert

Mayor of Gdansk, Poland, called 'longtime friend of Jewish community', dies day after being stabbed at charity concert.JTA - Katarzyna Markusz, 1/14/2019, 10:15 PM

Birmingham mayor blames Jews after ex-Black Panther denied award

Mayor of Birmingham said a civil rights institute withdrew an award for activist Angela Davis due to pressure from the Jewish community.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 1/8/2019, 10:42 AM

Haifa mayor demands deputy explain 'Zionism-ISIS' comparison

Amid pressure, Mayor Kalisch demands Hadash council member clarify his statements comparing terror groups to Zionism.Ido Ben Porat, 12/11/2018, 11:30 AM

Haifa mayor to Netanyahu: I will not violate the agreement

Haifa Mayor Einat Kalisch reportedly speaks with PM, rejecting call not to appoint deputy mayor investigated for supporting terror groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 2:57 PM

Bal Harbour Mayor to be awarded 2018 Pursuit of Justice Award

Gabriel Groisman to be awarded prestigious 2018 Pursuit of Justice Award by American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.Mordechai Sones, 11/27/2018, 9:47 PM

'Process of welcome, absorption, living life should be easier'

Jerusalem Mayor candidate Moshe Leon: 'New immigrants important, unique, crucial growth engine for city; we should treat them accordingly.'Mordechai Sones, 10/29/2018, 4:17 PM

Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

At the Jerusalem 5800 conference, mayoral candidates reveal their visions for the capital in the next 20 yearsYoni Kempinski, 10/11/2018, 3:56 PM

East Jerusalem Arab announces run for mayor

Aziz Abu Sarra heads new Arab list running for city council. Not an Israeli citizen, he will need appeal to Supreme Court to contend.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2018, 2:37 PM

Mayoral candidate: Questioning Holocaust isn't anti-Semitism

Self-proclaimed Holocaust revisionist running for Hilton Head mayor.JTA, 8/8/2018, 8:51 AM

Shas competing for Tel Aviv leadership

Tel Aviv city council member and Shas representative Natan Elnatan plans to run for mayor: 'Hard to be traditionalist in Tel Aviv.'Mordechai Sones, 7/24/2018, 9:56 PM

Watch: J'lem mayoral candidate rescues surrounded haredi soldier

Evyatar Elbaz helps rescue haredi soldier attacked in haredi neighborhood of Jerusalem.Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2018, 1:29 PM

Minister Elkin to run independently for J'lem mayor

Likud officials: Coalition chairman Amsalem acted to torpedo Elkin's standing as Likud's candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 8:04 AM

A new candidate for mayor of Jerusalem

After less than a term in the Knesset, Kulanu MK Rachel Azaria is already looking to next job. 'Returning to work for J'lem - from J'lem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2018, 9:34 AM

Rio mayor sings to raise funds for Holocaust memorial

Thousands pay to watch mayor of Rio sing at concert where box office was entirely donated to construction of a Holocaust memorial.JTA, 6/17/2018, 1:39 PM

Minister Elkin feels unwell, walks to hospital

Minister, candidate for mayor of J'lem stays in Katamonim neighborhood over Shabbat. Feeling unwell, he walks to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2018, 12:34 PM

Tiberias mayor attacked during memorial service

Tiberias mayor Yossi Ben David attacked during memorial service held at local residence,. firebomb thrown at municipality entrance.Mordechai Sones, 3/18/2018, 1:48 PM

'Don't allow that Arab murderer to block construction in Hevron'

Hevron Jewish community irate at convicted terrorist Hevron mayor's intention to petition Supreme Court against building 30 Jewish homes.Reut Hadar, 10/10/2017, 9:34 AM

Berlin mayor pledges crackdown on BDS

Berlin’s mayor to block the use of city venues and funds by groups that support the boycott movement against Israel.JTA, 9/7/2017, 7:40 AM

Dimona mayor to give 101 acres to illegal Bedouin community

Dimona mayor forces local coalition to vote in favor of handing city land to neighboring Arabs, ignores wishes of local residents.Chana Roberts, 8/14/2017, 9:15 AM

New Hevron mayor is a terrorist and murderer

New mayor is a Fatah terrorist who killed 6 people in a 1980 terror attack, received a life sentence - and was freed during a prisoner swap.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2017, 11:42 PM

President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

President Reuven Rivlin replaces sentence with community service and fine, after survivor was convicted of bribery.Hillel Fendel, 4/27/2017, 11:27 AM

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

First Jewish Montreal mayor says he'll be a better person when he comes out of jail.JTA, 4/2/2017, 7:07 AM

'Jerusalem residents are captives in a childish battle'

Yesh Atid MK calls on J'lem Mayor and Finance Minister to settle disagreements as municipal strike continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 2:38 PM

Mayor of Netanya to remain in custody

The Lod District Court partially accepted Mayor of Netanya Miriam Feirberg's appeal against her imprisonment; she will remain until Sunday.Reut Hadar, 9/8/2016, 6:42 PM

Ashdod Shopping Center Will Continue Shabbat Operations: Owners

Religious groups in Ashdod are planning a mass protest later this week against a shopping center that has begun operating on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 5/11/2015, 12:15 AM

German Mayor Quits Due to Fear of Neo-Nazis

Mayor of Tröglitz says he wanted to protect his seven children from racism and violence, knew local authorities would not do anything.Tova Dvorin, 3/13/2015, 11:46 AM

Crackdown on Ramat Gan Mayoral Election Bribery

Senior municipality workers arrested in investigation sting op. against criminal attempt to take over mayoral post of Tel Aviv suburb.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 12/15/2014, 8:24 AM

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

'Coup' Against Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Toronto City Council overwhelmingly approves bill to strip mayor Rob Ford of executive powers; neutralization efforts to continue Monday.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2013, 10:52 PM

Hadera Mayor Arrested on Bribery, Fraud Charges

Hadera Mayor Haim Avitan has been arrested on suspicion of bribery, fraud and money laundering, along with 11 others.Chana Ya'ar, 6/9/2013, 2:35 PM

Initiative: Yishai for Mayor of Jerusalem

Former Shas head’s supporters want to make him mayor of Israel’s capital.Maayana Miskin, 5/5/2013, 5:10 PM

NY State Senator Arrested in Alleged Mayoral Race Scheme

A senior New York State politician was arrested on charges that he tried to bribe his way onto ballot for state’s upcoming mayoral election.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/3/2013, 6:00 AM

Only in America: The Mayor is a Cat

In one small town in Alaska, residents got so fed up they elected a kitten as mayor. He's been the mayor for the past 15 years.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2012, 3:18 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