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Nazareth Illit mayor sentenced to 6 months in jail

Shimon Gapso given six month sentence, pledges to return to politics at the end of his term.

Nazareth Illit mayor sentenced to 6 months for bribery

Nazareth Illit mayor: back to 'Judaizing Galilee'

Shimon Gapso, who was acquitted of corruption charges, says he survived the trial thanks to his faith.

Nazareth Illit mayor: I'm going back to 'Judaizing' the Galilee

Nazareth Illit mayor cleared of all charges

Haifa Court finds nationalist mayor Shimon Gapso innocent of bribery charges. He is expected to go back to his job.

Nazareth Illit's controversial mayor cleared of all charges

Suspension of Nazareth Illit Mayor Extended

Mayor Shimon Gapso's suspension extended by five months as he awaits verdicts in bribery cases.

Suspension of Nazareth Illit Mayor Extended Amid Bribery Charges

Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Attorney-General Weinstein wants controversial mayor accused of bribery out of office despite renewed mandate.

Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Ariel, Yishai Pledge Further Cooperation

Housing Minister Uri Ariel and his predecessor, Eli Yishai, pledge continued cooperation over housing.

MKs Pledge Further Hareidi-Religious Zionist Cooperation

Controversial Mayor: I’ll Keep My City Jewish

Nazareth Illit mayor reelected despite allegations of corruption, racism, and vows, ‘I’ll keep pushing to keep my city Jewish.’

Controversial Mayor: I’ll Keep Pushing for Jewish City

Upper Nazareth Mayor Says No to Arab School

“Upper Nazareth was founded to make the Galilee Jewish and must preserve this role,” the mayor said amid pressure to open an Arab school.

Pressed to Create Arab School, Mayor Gives Definitive No