To turn this venue (which is around the corner from where I live) into a treif hot spot is the dumbest business decision since square wheels. To give up on the the business of 80% of Jerusalem residents and 90% of its tourists so that a few people can munch on shrimp one day a week is just plain stupid. If the Mayor is behind this then it is an even worse idea than his campaign to get millionaire foreigners to sublet their multi-milliona dollar ghost residences to students.
Rocket alarm sirens sound in southern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Jerusalem's old railway station back on track