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Jewish women to face off in race for NYC city council seat

Amber Adler, an Orthodox mother, will run as a Democrat against Republican incumbent Inna Vernikov.

Jewish women to face off in race for NYC city council seat

Eric Dinowitz should step down as head of City Council Jewish caucus

If Dinowitz remains a member of the City Council Progressive Caucus headed by an Israel-hater, he cannot head the Jewish Caucus. Op-ed.

Eric Dinowitz should step down as head of NYC Jewish caucus

Report: By January, this city council will be all-Muslim

In first in USA, Hamtramck City Council to be all-Muslim by January.

Report: By January, this city council will be all-Muslim

Jewish groups applaud Montreal City Council condemnation of anti-Semitism

Montreal City Council resolution also commits to fighting Jew-hatred.

Montreal City Council condemns anti-Semitism

Seattle: City council candidate subject of anti-Semitic threats

Jewish candidate for Seattle City Council subjected to violent anti-Semitic threats on online message board 8Chan.

Seattle: City council candidate subject of anti-Semitic threats

Terror-supporting Haifa city councilor to serve on security cmte

Councilor who relinquished deputy mayor appointment amid outcry over his support for terror appointed to cmte on sensitive security issues.

Terror-supporting Haifa city councilor to serve on security cmte

Ballot boxes closed, counting in full swing

11 thousand ballot boxes in 251 municipalities throughout Israel closed. Voter participation stands at 55%, a 10% increase from the 2013 ele

Ballot boxes closed, counting in full swing

'Klal Yisrael' list to run in Bnei Brak

For the first time, a list uniting secular, haredi, and national religious will run for Bnei Brak city council.

'Klal Yisrael' list to run in Bnei Brak

'Armed Jewish man' threatens Councilwoman

Birminham Councilwoman Sheila Tyson filed a complaint with the police after a man threatened to shoot her for her Holocaust remarks.

Councilwoman claims armed Jewish man threatened her with handgun

Can Jerusalem save Emek Refaim Street?

Community and city councils team up to breathe new life into one of the city's cultural hubs.

Can Jerusalem save Emek Refaim Street?

Battered by terror, can Jerusalem recover?

It's all the sense of perspective, city officials says. 'Jerusalem has one of the lowest crime rates of major cities in the world.'

Battered by terrorism, can Jerusalem get back on its feet?

Aryeh King: ISIS Seeks Inroads into Jerusalem

Jerusalem City Council member Aryeh King said that worldwide terror organizations like ISIS are trying to establish themselves in Israel.

Aryeh King: ISIS Trying to Make Inroads in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Councilman Urges Muslims: 'Leave Israel'

Nationalist Aryeh King distributes thousands of fliers to Muslim residents of the capital, explains Torah directives.

Jerusalem Councilman Urges Muslims: 'Leave Israel'

Jerusalem Councilman Shkedi's 'Hanukkah Miracle'

Nationalist Shkedi makes near complete recovery after suffering a stroke on November 7 at his Jerusalem home.

Jerusalem Councilman Shkedi's 'Hanukkah Miracle'

Candidate: Investing in E. Jerusalem Good for Jews

"Yes, Arabs will benefit," says candidate Arieh King, "but it doesn't matter as long as we invest and keep our city united."

Candidate Arieh King Wants More Jews to Move to E. Jersualem

Jewish Home Party Split in Race for Jerusalem

Local Bayit Yehudi branch, national list, each stick to their own candidates.

Jewish Home Party Split in Race for Jerusalem

NY City Council Asks: 'Jew Representing NYC?'

A NY City Council hopeful asks constituents: “A White/Jewish City Council Member representing Upper Manhattan?”

Outrage: 'White/Jewish City Council Member Representing NYC?'

J'lem Mayoral Candidates Debate

Issues addressed at the Jerusalem mayoral debate included affordable housing, jobs, Arab terrorism and driving on Shabbat.

Candidates for Jerusalem Mayor Duke it Out in Debate