Sharon Friedman
Jerusalem Embraces Mayor Barkat’s Middle Way

Nir Barkat made headlines around the world as he won this week’s mayoral elections in Jerusalem—perhaps a surprising level of attention for a city with a population of 800,000. Yet this election campaign, waged between incumbent Mayor Nir Barkat and challenger Moshe Leon, was a microcosm of the demographic, cultural, and religious conflicts that are […]

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