An Israel Antiquities Authority project involves an effort to increase the Jewish presence in a Palestinian neighborhood lying just below the Al-Aqsa mosque and to assert religious influence over archaeological finds.
Mendelblit tells court that city hall’s regulations on demonstrations violate freedom of expression and should be redrafted.
Prosecutors drop case after police recommend closing investigation of Jerusalem student who put up posters based on an iconic image of Obama.
Greater awareness of the environment has increased the realization that natural sites inside and outside cities are just as important as planned parks.
Israel opposed letting a private group run the sensitive archaeological park next to the Western Wall, but the attorney general let Elad get a foothold anyway.
Petitioners say the tram line will cause grave damage to the historic German Colony neighborhood.
Meir Turgeman quotes housing minister as saying Netanyahu opposes building in controversial Givat Hamatos.
Israel's culture minister had asked Jerusalem's mayor to to stop the gallery from hosting Breaking the Silence; city denies politics was behind the move.
Residents say at least 500 homes have been raided in past two months, despite police not having warrants to gather intelligence.
The strike, which included all municipal workers, broke out over claims by Jerusalem's mayor that the Finance Ministry was neglecting the city's needs.