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J'lem municipality to take action against defacement of billboards portraying women

Decision follows complaint submitted by Reform Center for Religion & State, court ruling.

J'lem municipality to stop defacing of billboards showing women

Sensitive details of PM's residence published on Jerusalem Municipality website

Images of Balfour Street residence are classified, but due to planning application, municipality published plans on website.

Sensitive details of PM's residence published online

Jerusalem municipality orders Reform organization to remove billboards

Dror community claims "someone" in the municipality gave them permits to hang signs with the municipal logo. Dep. mayor Aryeh King denies.

City of Jerusalem orders Reform movement to remove billboards

Open Letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and the new unity Government on Jerusalem

Four significant threats endanger Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State. The new unity government must act resolutely now. Opinion

Open Letter to PM Netanyahu and the new Government on Jerusalem

Jerusalem prepares for storm and possible snow

Mayor calls on residents to be attentive to weather forecast, prepare accordingly, and to heed emergency and security guidelines.

Jerusalem prepares for storm and possible snow

Permits to be revoked from UNRWA schools

Barkat suggests Jerusalem Municipality take over health, education, welfare, sanitation services to all Jerusalem Arabs.

Permits to be revoked from UNRWA schools

Jerusalem Municipality seeks to prevent 'Nakba' event

Municipality asks court to prevent Barbour Gallery operating in municipal property from holding book launching event for 'Nakba in Hebrew'.

Jerusalem Municipality seeks to prevent 'Nakba' event

Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Municipal services resume in capital, following agreement to form committee to coordinate city's needs with Finance Ministry.

Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Left-wing art gallery refuses to vacate Jerusalem building

Barbour art gallery, which is supposed to leave a municipal building in Jerusalem, is refusing to vacate the premises.

Left-wing art gallery refuses to vacate Jerusalem building

'Breaking the Silence engages in spiritual terrorism'

Deputy Mayor demands fines for gallery hosting 'Breaking the Silence', other radical groups breaching municipality contract.

'Breaking the Silence engages in spiritual terrorism'

New Jerusalem street: 'Gush Katif Square'

Gush Katif Square inaugurated today near Jerusalem's Gush Katif Museum. Museum Director: 'This is an historic day.'

New Jerusalem street: 'Gush Katif Square'

Anti-IDF gallery event sponsored by Jerusalem municipality

'Im Tirtzu' movement demands Jerusalem mayor cancel public-funded 'Breaking the Silence' event.

Anti-IDF gallery event sponsored by Jerusalem municipality

Jerusalem strike against Treasury widens

Municipality to continue strike over refusal of Treasury to provide allocated funds needed to run the capital.

Jerusalem strike against Treasury widens

Strike: Jerusalem Municipality vs. Treasury

Jerusalem municipal services on strike. Municipality: Treasury busy with false spin instead of strengthening Jerusalem's national challenge.

Strike: Jerusalem Municipality vs. Treasury

Enforcement operation conducted in Jabel Mukaber

After Armon Hanatziv attack, Jerusalem Municipality initiates law enforcement operation in Jabel Mukaber, destroys illegal structures.

Enforcement operation conducted in Jabel Mukaber

Jerusalem 'war room' to fight terror

Deri and Barkat establish war room in Jerusalem municipality building in wake of two-pronged attack in the capital.

Jerusalem sets up 'war room' to fight terror

Protest: Kahlon has critically wounded Jerusalem

Mayor, municipality block Knesset protesting Finance Minister's budget, which will see deep cuts in security, education and more.

Protest: Kahlon has critically wounded Jerusalem

Haredi Pols: Closing 8 Minimarkets Isn't Enough

Jerusalem haredi councilors oppose Mayor Barkat's plan to enforce Shabbat law selectively and 'compensate' for opening a cinema.

Haredi Jerusalem Councilors: Closing 8 Minimarkets Isn't Enough

Jerusalem Municipality Funds Reform College

Municipality approves funding for Hebrew Union College. Did hareidi councilmen know what they were voting for?

Jerusalem Municipality Funds Reform College

Kobi Kahlon Resigns from Jerusalem Municipality

2nd-most powerful figure in J'lem municipality and brother of Kulanu chairman announces return to private sector after 'the 7 good years.'

Kahlon's Brother Resigns from Jerusalem Municipality

Anger Over Jerusalem Hosting Missionary Events

A large Jerusalem sports stadium is set to be used for two major missionary-sponsored events in the coming months.

Anger Over Jerusalem Stadium's Hosting Major Missionary Events

Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

​Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern on Sunday expressed his “extreme disappointment” over the operation of snow plows on Shabbat.

Jerusalem Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

Barkat Pleads with Residents: Take Responsibility

As snowstorm looms, Jerusalem Mayor says this time the city is prepared; entrances/ exits will be closed as soon as snow piles up.

Barkat: We've Learned the Lessons of Last Year's Snowstorm

J'lem Municipality Hands Out Free Christmas Trees

Jewish capital? Councilman King notes 'no free hanukkiyot,' and wishes rabbis who supported Mayor Barkat 'merry Christmas.'

Jerusalem Municipality Hands Out Free Christmas Trees

Jerusalem: Surveillance Balloons to Fight Terror

Municipality responds to 'silent intifada' from the air, with new unit to locate riots and attacks which have exploded recently.

Jerusalem Launches Surveillance Balloons to Fight Terror

47 Years Since Six Day War, Jerusalem Leads Israel

47th Jerusalem Day begins, stats show city leads Israel in hi-tech, immigration, and hope.

47 Years Since Six Day War, Jerusalem Leads Israel

PLO Flag on Public School in Jerusalem's Old City

Residents say complaints about flag remain unanswered, Municipality claims to have removed flag of pro-terror group.

PLO Flag on Public School in Jerusalem's Old City

Jerusalem is No Longer 'Damascus'

Councilman King's push to change Arabic-only official signs right by Municipality buildings bears results within 24 hours.

Jerusalem is No Longer 'Damascus'

Municipality Turns Jerusalem Into 'Damascus'

Arabic-only public signs painted just seconds away from Municipality buildings; signs break law by not including Hebrew.

Outrage As Municipality Turns Jerusalem Into 'Damascus'

New Bus Line Aids Jewish Eastern J'lem Presence

Councilman King's initiative passes extended bus line to Abu Dis, in move strengthening the unity of Jerusalem.

New Bus Line Strengthens Jewish Presence in Eastern Jerusalem

Report: Vatican Pushing for Control of Mount Zion

Christian leaders push Israel to hand over control of area housing King David’s tomb, ‘last supper’ hall.

Report: Vatican Pushing for Control of Mount Zion

King Unites with Breakaway Bayit Hayehudi Faction

Aryeh King has created a joint list with a breakaway Bayit Hayehudi faction to contest the Jerusalem Municipality elections.

King Unites with Breakaway Bayit Hayehudi to Make New List

Lupoliansky to Join Holy City's Mayor Race?

Former mayor will announce he is joining race against Barkat and Leon after Rosh Hashana – report.

Lupoliansky to Join Holy City's Mayor Race?

Netanyahu: Jerusalem is On a Roll

Government holds special session for Jerusalem Day at Herzl Museum.

Netanyahu: Jerusalem is On a Roll

Secular Upset at Canceled ‘Stay Religious’ Program

Media, opposition upset over Jerusalem program to keep young women religious. City: It’s already been canceled.

Secular Upset over Canceled ‘Stay Religious’ Program

Jewish Quarter Resident: Obama Put Us Under Siege

The visit to Jerusalem of President Barack H. Obama will impact perhaps most negatively on residents of the Jewish Quarter.

Jewish Quarter Resident: Obama Put Us 'Under Siege'

Shas Furious over Christmas Tree at Jaffa Gate

City councilor says a prayer rally will be held Sunday to protest the municipality's decision.

Shas Furious over Christmas Tree at Jaffa Gate

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