Nir Barkat of Likud said the congresswomen must be willing to “learn and listen.”
The lawsuit cites incidents going back to 1994, alleging “discrimination, intimidation and mistreatment of Jewish students.”
JERUSALEM — Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat canceled a lecture he was to deliver at San Francisco State University a year after his address at the school was drowned out by pro-Palestinian demonstrators. In a statement Wednesday announcing his decision to cancel the lecture for the following day, Barkat noted that in April 2016, “dozens…
President Trump’s election is having a direct effect on the ground in Jerusalem, as evidenced by an uptick in East Jerusalem home demolitions.
I do believe that both Jared and Ivanka will probably impact and give the right advice to President-elect Trump,” Barkat told The New York Times.
It’s been nearly 50 years since Israel captured eastern Jerusalem, including the Old City, from Jordan in the 1967 Six-Day War. For the past eight years, Nir Barkat has been this city’s mayor.
(JTA) — San Francisco State University did not have the proper protocol in place to handle a protest against the mayor of Jerusalem during his speech on campus, an investigation found. In a letter accompanying the university’s report into the spring incident released Friday, the school’s president said there was significant work to be done…
Nir Barkat is joining the voices that seek to disenfranchise LGBTQ Israelis — voices that happen to be dominated by the ultra-Orthodox, Lana Adler writes.
Thousands are predicted to march in the Jerusalem Pride March on July 21, which will mark one year since an ultra-Orthodox man murdered 16-year-old marcher Shira Banki and wounded six others at the 2015 parade. But Jerusalem’s mayor, Nir Barkat, will be nowhere in sight. Barkat said he will not be joining out of deference to ultra-Orthodox sensitivities.
Mayor Nir Barkat is seen as a populist hero for Jewish Jerusalem and a salve for secular-Orthodox conflicts. But is he the right man to lead the divided holy city amid a wave of Palestinian violence?