Dubbed Jerusalem 5800, plan envisions a giant international airport near Jericho, a railway from Ramallah, and even a Biblical park.
Contrary to Israeli criticism, UNESCO's resolution on Temple Mount has nothing to do with staking religious claims, and even includes some wins for Israel. If Israel wants the world to recognize Judaism's link to Jerusalem, it must sit down and talk to the Palestinians.
'We lived in false hope that if we would help them they would change their animal behavior,' says Meir Turgeman. Jerusalem mayor says remarks don't reflect municipal policy.
Five-year-old Jerusalem Light Rail has been unexpected success, but capital has much more work ahead to deter cars.
Jerusalem's mayor should involve himself less with self-promotion and megalomaniacal projects with a messianic flavor, and more with serving all of Jerusalem’s residents.
Municipality transfers less to East Jerusalem schools than the budget provided by the Education Ministry.
For Israeli media, what’s important is that it’s really not right to refuse Arabs entry to public pools, unless they’re trying to steal sunscreen, in which case you can also drown them.
Nir Barkat says that though he supports the event, 'I won't march because I don’t want to be part of something that offends the ultra-Orthodox.'
Palestinian children often come to West Jerusalem to do odd jobs. Now, one group of kids has decided to ‘make peace with the Jews’ by teaching them Arabic on the street.
Netanyahu slammed for approving on-again-off-again housing plans for Jews and Arabs in diplomatically sensitive area, and for legal and bureaucratic foot-dragging.