Articles in "Nir Barkat"

Israel Gets First Cycle Tunnel

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat inaugurated Israel’s longest underground cycling tunnel Monday, saying the project highlighted the difference ...

Barkat: Jerusalem Undergoing Renaissance

On the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, Mayor Nir Barkat said on Wednesday that the city has flourished in many areas in ...

Jerusalem Mayor Cancels Return Appearance at California University

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat announced Thursday that he would not deliver a scheduled lecture at San Francisco State, saying the university ...

Ultra-Orthodox make a tactical retreat on Jerusalem Shabbat War Front

Haredi (Ultra-Orthodox) party leaders have met with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Director-General of the Municipality Amnon Merhav and ...

J’lem Municipality Announces New Construction in Contested Neighborhoods

Less than 48 hours after the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, the Jerusalem municipality granted approval for 671 housing units ...

Barkat: “One Law for Amona, Eastern Jerusalem”

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visited Amona on Sunday to advocate for the so-called “legalization bill,” the controversial measure ...

Jerusalem Residents Protest Muezzin Noise

Residents of Pisgat Ze’ev, an eastern neighborhood of Jerusalem, emulated a muezzin call early Thursday morning in front of the Beit ...

New Jerusalem Business District Project “Entrance to the City” Officially Underway

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said Wednesday that a business district, currently under construction near the Western entrance to the city, ...

Shared Values is Theme of 9/11 Memorial

Jerusalem (TPS) - US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said that Israeli society stands out as a model in successfully passing on the memory ...

Barkat Thanks Czech Government For Refuting ‘Palestinian Lies’ on Jerusalem

Jerusalem (TPS) - Jerusalem’s Mayor Nir Barkat praised the Czech government on Wednesday for reversing a decision last week by its ...