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  • Jerusalem mayor visits Temple Mount amid violence

    October 28, 2014 | 9:42 am

    Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visited the Temple Mount despite increased violence at the holy site and in the Israeli capital.

    Barkat went to the site Tuesday with the commander of the Israel Police’s David District, Brig.-Gen. Avi Biton.

    “As part of ongoing cooperation w/...

  • Jerusalem mayor visits L.A. to promote his city and court film producers

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 9, 2012 | 11:09 am

    Nir Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem, spent part of his recent visit to Los Angeles trying to sell entertainment industry moguls on the virtues of filming in Jerusalem.

    A former tech entrepreneur who Newsweek once compared to Batman’s millionaire alter ego, Bruce Wayne, Barkat said...