Ex-NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that he did not run for president because his positions would have alienated voters from both parties.
MONTREAL — Montreal’s first Jewish mayor was handed a one-year prison term and two years probation following his January conviction on eight counts of corruption, breach of trust, and fraud. “I can guarantee you and my family that I will be a better person when I come out,” Michael Applebaum said in provincial court…
(JTA) — The mayor of London called for zero tolerance for hate crimes in the wake of a series of anti-Semitic incidents in the British capital. Sadiq Khan met Monday evening with genocide survivors, including from the Holocaust, as part of the city’s programming surrounding International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27. “I ask…
(JTA) — A Polish ultra-nationalist burned a poster of the mayor of Wroclaw wearing a kippah during a protest march. Roman Zielinski, a far-right agitator who authored a book titled “How I fell in love with Adolf Hitler,” set the poster of Mayor Rafał Dutkiewicz on fire in front of cameras on Sunday during a…
A conservative Jewish mayoral candidate from Nashville defended a campaign ad that accused his Catholic-raised liberal rival of fighting with Christian organizations and opposing public prayer.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally announced his candidacy for a second term on Saturday in a speech that highlighted his successful effort to push through a minimum wage increase in the city.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visited the Temple Mount despite increased violence at the holy site and in the Israeli capital.
Mayor Ignazio Marino of Rome is in Poland leading city high school students on the annual “Memory Journey” Holocaust education trip to Auschwitz and Krakow.
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who had surgery last week for a serious illness, will not run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in city elections next year, her exploratory committee said on Monday.
Rahm Emanuel won election as mayor of Chicago three years ago in part because of his strength in the African-American community, but enough black voters have since soured on him that a black labor leader is emerging as a potential rival in the city’s February election.