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Jerusalem Municipality seeks to prevent 'Nakba' event

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'.Mordechai Sones, 11/06/2018 17:55
Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Municipal services resume in capital, following agreement to form committee to coordinate city's needs with Finance Ministry.Mordechai Sones, 07/01/2018 15:54
Left-wing art gallery refuses to vacate Jerusalem building

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.Yoel Domb, 25/04/2017 08:42
'Breaking the Silence engages in spiritual terrorism'

'Breaking the Silence engages in spiritual terrorism'

Deputy Mayor demands fines for gallery hosting 'Breaking the Silence', other radical groups breaching municipality contract.Shimon Cohen, 14/02/2017 02:16
New Jerusalem street: 'Gush Katif Square'

New Jerusalem street: 'Gush Katif Square'

Gush Katif Square inaugurated today near Jerusalem's Gush Katif Museum. Museum Director: 'This is an historic day.'Hezki Baruch, 07/02/2017 16:26
Anti-IDF gallery event sponsored by Jerusalem municipality

Anti-IDF gallery event sponsored by Jerusalem municipality

'Im Tirtzu' movement demands Jerusalem mayor cancel public-funded 'Breaking the Silence' event.Ido Ben Porat, 06/02/2017 20:58
Jerusalem strike against Treasury widens

Jerusalem strike against Treasury widens

Municipality to continue strike over refusal of Treasury to provide allocated funds needed to run the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2017 21:43
Strike: Jerusalem Municipality vs. Treasury

Strike: Jerusalem Municipality vs. Treasury

Jerusalem municipal services on strike. Municipality: Treasury busy with false spin instead of strengthening Jerusalem's national challenge.Benny Tucker, 29/01/2017 12:51
Enforcement operation conducted in Jabel Mukaber

Enforcement operation conducted in Jabel Mukaber

After Armon Hanatziv attack, Jerusalem Municipality initiates law enforcement operation in Jabel Mukaber, destroys illegal structures.Yoel Domb, 11/01/2017 18:21
Jerusalem 'war room' to fight terror

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.Ari Yashar, 09/03/2016 11:52
Protest: Kahlon has critically wounded Jerusalem

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.Hezki Baruch, 16/11/2015 10:50
Haredi Pols: Closing 8 Minimarkets Isn't Enough

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.Gil Ronen, 20/08/2015 19:18
Jerusalem Municipality Funds Reform College

Jerusalem Municipality Funds Reform College

Municipality approves funding for Hebrew Union College. Did hareidi councilmen know what they were voting for?Gil Ronen, 21/07/2015 09:35
Kobi Kahlon Resigns from Jerusalem Municipality

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.'Ari Yashar, 22/06/2015 08:16
Anger Over Jerusalem Hosting Missionary Events

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.Moshe Cohen, 26/03/2015 10:56
Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

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.Yaakov Levi, 22/02/2015 15:41
Barkat Pleads with Residents: Take Responsibility

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.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 05/01/2015 16:33
J'lem Municipality Hands Out Free Christmas Trees

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.'Ari Yashar, 30/12/2014 16:04
Jerusalem: Surveillance Balloons to Fight Terror

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.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 29/10/2014 09:17
47 Years Since Six Day War, Jerusalem Leads Israel

47 Years Since Six Day War, Jerusalem Leads Israel

47th Jerusalem Day begins, stats show city leads Israel in hi-tech, immigration, and hope.Ari Yashar, 27/05/2014 20:50
PLO Flag on Public School in Jerusalem's Old City

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.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 09/05/2014 10:48
Jerusalem is No Longer 'Damascus'

Jerusalem is No Longer 'Damascus'

Councilman King's push to change Arabic-only official signs right by Municipality buildings bears results within 24 hours.Ari Yashar, 08/04/2014 20:35
Municipality Turns Jerusalem Into 'Damascus'

Municipality Turns Jerusalem Into 'Damascus'

Arabic-only public signs painted just seconds away from Municipality buildings; signs break law by not including Hebrew.Ari Yashar, 07/04/2014 13:37
New Bus Line Aids Jewish Eastern J'lem Presence

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.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 24/03/2014 12:29
Report: Vatican Pushing for Control of Mount Zion

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.Maayana Miskin, 19/02/2014 02:13
King Unites with Breakaway Bayit Hayehudi Faction

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.Adam Ross, 18/09/2013 00:13
Lupoliansky to Join Holy City's Mayor Race?

Lupoliansky to Join Holy City's Mayor Race?

Former mayor will announce he is joining race against Barkat and Leon after Rosh Hashana – report.Gil Ronen, 19/08/2013 08:06
Netanyahu: Jerusalem is On a Roll

Netanyahu: Jerusalem is On a Roll

Government holds special session for Jerusalem Day at Herzl Museum.Gil Ronen, 05/05/2013 18:36
Secular Upset at Canceled ‘Stay Religious’ Program

Secular Upset at Canceled ‘Stay Religious’ Program

Media, opposition upset over Jerusalem program to keep young women religious. City: It’s already been canceled. Maayana Miskin, 05/04/2013 10:47
Jewish Quarter Resident: Obama Put Us Under Siege

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.David Lev, 20/03/2013 02:42
Shas Furious over Christmas Tree at Jaffa Gate

Shas Furious over Christmas Tree at Jaffa Gate

City councilor says a prayer rally will be held Sunday to protest the municipality's decision.Gil Ronen, 19/12/2012 22:25
J'lem Mayoral Candidates Debate

J'lem Mayoral Candidates Debate

Issues addressed at the Jerusalem mayoral debate included affordable housing, jobs, Arab terrorism and driving on Shabbat.Ben Bresky, 01/11/2008 12:01