Former Mayor of Jerusalem targeted by Hamas for assassination in Turkey

December 19, 2019 by  
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Likud Member of Knesset (MK) and former mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat has asked US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to promote US sanctions on Turkey, after a report by the British Daily Telegraph revealed that Hamas terrorists in Turkey planned attacks on Israel, including plans to assassinate Barkat as well as other prominent Israeli figures. Read more

Who’s in the running for the next mayor of Jerusalem?

September 14, 2018 by  
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The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wants to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the U.N. Security Council. He was not exaggerating…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS. Read more

Jerusalem mayor cancels San Francisco uni lecture

April 9, 2017 by  
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Jerusalem’s mayor Nir Barkat has cancelled his lecture scheduled on Friday at San Francisco State University citing the double standard of protecting the rights of anti-Israel demonstrators and denying debate. Read more