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Nir Barkat

Which Jerusalem?

Tom Teicholz | Posted 12.11.2013 | World
Tom Teicholz

On October 22, Israel will hold its Jerusalem mayoral election. Nir Barkat, the business-minded pragmatist who is completing his first five year term as mayor is running for reelection. His main opponent is Moshe Lion.

Facing the Truth About Jerusalem

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 11.26.2013 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

There is an urgent need to seriously engage in public discussions about the future of Jerusalem because sooner or later the Israelis and Palestinians must be prepared to accept the inevitable -- a united Jerusalem, yet a capital of two states.

Tea Party Jews: Betraying the U.S. and Israel at the Same Time

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

In his recklessness and tunnel vision, Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat is undermining the very legitimacy of Israel at a time when Israel can least afford it.

Rep. Eric Cantor's East Jerusalem Tea Party

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eileen Read

If Obama can't make measurable progress on a peace process and Iran sanctions, we'll probably be seeing the Republicans moving in aggressively for the Jewish-American vote.

Jerusalem Seeks To Demolish 22 Palestinian Homes, Replace With Israel Tourist Center In Al-Bustan

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A Jerusalem planning body on Monday approved a plan to raze 22 Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem to make room for an Israeli touri...

No, They Can't: Palestinians Can't Live and Build in West Jerusalem

Hagit Ofran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hagit Ofran

The truth is that West Jerusalem is effectively closed to Palestinian ownership. Why?

UN: Israel Demolitions Must Cease

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has issued a report detailing the difficulties facing Palestinians in East Jerusalem who ...