Jerusalem Mayor Pulls Proposal to Name Street After Professor Yeshayahu Leibowitz

Moments before final vote, Nir Barkat puts tribute to Leibowitz on hold when council member claims scholar incited against the IDF and was dismissive of 'fundamental Jewish traditions.'

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An initiative to name a Jerusalem street after Professor Yeshayahu Leibowitz has turned into an affair, a saga and then a tragedy, and on Thursday turned into what resembled a comedy.