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Two French Jewish communities and mayor receive death threats

Two French Jewish communities and mayor receive death threats

Letters sent to mayor and Jewish communities in southern France threatens terror attack against synagogues.Dan Verbin, Canada, 11/06/2021 23:19
Queens Jewish community endorses Eric Adams For Mayor

Queens Jewish community endorses Eric Adams For Mayor

Queens community says that Adams is committed to "rooting out anti-Semitism" and is the "right leader at the right time."Dan Verbin, Canada, 28/05/2021 20:06
Tree trunks defaced with swastikas in Washington park

Tree trunks defaced with swastikas in Washington park

Edmonds, WA mayor calls the incident "very concerning" and calls for city's residents to "take a stand against such abuse."Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 16:39
One year later: Montreal mayor again breaks promise to adopt IHRA anti-Semitism definition

One year later: Montreal mayor again breaks promise to adopt IHRA anti-Semitism definition

The mayor of Montreal failed to live up to her promise to adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism. Jewish community "outraged."Dan Verbin, 23/03/2021 14:24
Alon Davidi: 'It's not enough to survive crisis, we need to think ahead'

Alon Davidi: 'It's not enough to survive crisis, we need to think ahead'

Sderot mayor talks about decision to join Bennett: 'You see utter chaos at national level and you choke; we must provide hope after crisis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 07:49
Lod mayor threatens those declining vaccine

Lod mayor threatens those declining vaccine

Lod mayor threatens sanctions against unvaccinated residents, children will not be able to attend schools.Ido ben Porat, 01/02/2021 22:52
'If we run with National Union, Jewish Home must lead the list'

'If we run with National Union, Jewish Home must lead the list'

Deputy Mayor Hagit Moshe says that she has what it takes to unify the RightShlomo Witty, 13/01/2021 15:11
Arson - or short circuit? Southern Israeli town torn over a tree

Arson - or short circuit? Southern Israeli town torn over a tree

'Christmas tree' - actually erected to mark Russian New Year - found burnt in southern Israeli town. But was it arson, or faulty wiring?Shlomo Witty, 03/01/2021 21:02
Interim injunction for the hearing of Tiberias mayor

Interim injunction for the hearing of Tiberias mayor

Former Tiberias mayor, Yossi Ben-David expresses harsh criticism of Ron Kobi in an interview with Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2019 19:59
'Secular Right' party allowed to register with its name

'Secular Right' party allowed to register with its name

Party registrar rejects Yisrael Beytenu petition claiming that name of Tiberias mayor's party would mislead voters and harm Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2019 09:33
Greek city elects first Jewish mayor

Greek city elects first Jewish mayor

Moses Elisaf, professor of medicine, becomes Greece's first-ever Jewish mayor.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/06/2019 13:09
Instead of holiday blessing, threats and intimidation

Instead of holiday blessing, threats and intimidation

Tiberias city council member describes speech by Mayor to city educational institution directors and threats he issued during speech.Mordechai Sones, 15/04/2019 19:24
Polish mayor dies after being stabbed at charity concert

Polish mayor dies after being stabbed at charity concert

Mayor of Gdansk, Poland, called 'longtime friend of Jewish community', dies day after being stabbed at charity concert.JTA - Katarzyna Markusz, 14/01/2019 22:15
Birmingham mayor blames Jews after ex-Black Panther denied award

Birmingham mayor blames Jews after ex-Black Panther denied award

Mayor of Birmingham said a civil rights institute withdrew an award for activist Angela Davis due to pressure from the Jewish community.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 08/01/2019 10:42
Haifa mayor demands deputy explain 'Zionism-ISIS' comparison

Haifa mayor demands deputy explain 'Zionism-ISIS' comparison

Amid pressure, Mayor Kalisch demands Hadash council member clarify his statements comparing terror groups to Zionism.Ido Ben Porat, 11/12/2018 11:30
Haifa mayor to Netanyahu: I will not violate the agreement

Haifa mayor to Netanyahu: I will not violate the agreement

Haifa Mayor Einat Kalisch reportedly speaks with PM, rejecting call not to appoint deputy mayor investigated for supporting terror groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2018 14:57
Bal Harbour Mayor to be awarded 2018 Pursuit of Justice Award

Bal Harbour Mayor to be awarded 2018 Pursuit of Justice Award

Gabriel Groisman to be awarded prestigious 2018 Pursuit of Justice Award by American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.Mordechai Sones, 27/11/2018 21:47
'Process of welcome, absorption, living life should be easier'

'Process of welcome, absorption, living life should be easier'

Jerusalem Mayor candidate Moshe Leon: 'New immigrants important, unique, crucial growth engine for city; we should treat them accordingly.'Mordechai Sones, 29/10/2018 16:17
Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

At the Jerusalem 5800 conference, mayoral candidates reveal their visions for the capital in the next 20 yearsYoni Kempinski, 11/10/2018 15:56
East Jerusalem Arab announces run for mayor

East Jerusalem Arab announces run for mayor

Aziz Abu Sarra heads new Arab list running for city council. Not an Israeli citizen, he will need appeal to Supreme Court to contend.Mordechai Sones, 05/09/2018 14:37
Mayoral candidate: Questioning Holocaust isn't anti-Semitism

Mayoral candidate: Questioning Holocaust isn't anti-Semitism

Self-proclaimed Holocaust revisionist running for Hilton Head mayor.JTA, 08/08/2018 08:51
Shas competing for Tel Aviv leadership

Shas competing for Tel Aviv leadership

Tel Aviv city council member and Shas representative Natan Elnatan plans to run for mayor: 'Hard to be traditionalist in Tel Aviv.'Mordechai Sones, 24/07/2018 21:56
Watch: J'lem mayoral candidate rescues surrounded haredi soldier

Watch: J'lem mayoral candidate rescues surrounded haredi soldier

Evyatar Elbaz helps rescue haredi soldier attacked in haredi neighborhood of Jerusalem.Mordechai Sones, 19/07/2018 13:29
Minister Elkin to run independently for J'lem mayor

Minister Elkin to run independently for J'lem mayor

Likud officials: Coalition chairman Amsalem acted to torpedo Elkin's standing as Likud's candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2018 08:04
A new candidate for mayor of Jerusalem

A new candidate for mayor of Jerusalem

After less than a term in the Knesset, Kulanu MK Rachel Azaria is already looking to next job. 'Returning to work for J'lem - from J'lem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2018 09:34
Rio mayor sings to raise funds for Holocaust memorial

Rio mayor sings to raise funds for Holocaust memorial

Thousands pay to watch mayor of Rio sing at concert where box office was entirely donated to construction of a Holocaust memorial.JTA, 17/06/2018 13:39
Minister Elkin feels unwell, walks to hospital

Minister Elkin feels unwell, walks to hospital

Minister, candidate for mayor of J'lem stays in Katamonim neighborhood over Shabbat. Feeling unwell, he walks to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2018 12:34
Tiberias mayor attacked during memorial service

Tiberias mayor attacked during memorial service

Tiberias mayor Yossi Ben David attacked during memorial service held at local residence,. firebomb thrown at municipality entrance.Mordechai Sones, 18/03/2018 13:48
'Don't allow that Arab murderer to block construction in Hevron'

'Don't allow that Arab murderer to block construction in Hevron'

Hevron Jewish community irate at convicted terrorist Hevron mayor's intention to petition Supreme Court against building 30 Jewish homes.Reut Hadar, 10/10/2017 09:34
Berlin mayor pledges crackdown on BDS

Berlin mayor pledges crackdown on BDS

Berlin’s mayor to block the use of city venues and funds by groups that support the boycott movement against Israel.JTA, 07/09/2017 07:40
Dimona mayor to give 101 acres to illegal Bedouin community

Dimona mayor to give 101 acres to illegal Bedouin community

Dimona mayor forces local coalition to vote in favor of handing city land to neighboring Arabs, ignores wishes of local residents.Chana Roberts, 14/08/2017 09:15
New Hevron mayor is a terrorist and murderer

New Hevron mayor is a terrorist and murderer

New mayor is a Fatah terrorist who killed 6 people in a 1980 terror attack, received a life sentence - and was freed during a prisoner swap.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2017 23:42
President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

President Reuven Rivlin replaces sentence with community service and fine, after survivor was convicted of bribery.Hillel Fendel, 27/04/2017 11:27
Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

First Jewish Montreal mayor says he'll be a better person when he comes out of jail.JTA, 02/04/2017 07:07
'Jerusalem residents are captives in a childish battle'

'Jerusalem residents are captives in a childish battle'

Yesh Atid MK calls on J'lem Mayor and Finance Minister to settle disagreements as municipal strike continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2017 14:38
Mayor of Netanya to remain in custody

Mayor of Netanya to remain in custody

The Lod District Court partially accepted Mayor of Netanya Miriam Feirberg's appeal against her imprisonment; she will remain until Sunday.Reut Hadar, 08/09/2016 18:42
Ashdod Mall To Continue Shabbat Operations: Owners

Ashdod Mall To Continue Shabbat Operations: Owners

Religious groups in Ashdod are planning a mass protest later this week against a shopping center that has begun operating on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 11/05/2015 00:15
German Mayor Quits Due to Fear of Neo-Nazis

German Mayor Quits Due to Fear of Neo-Nazis

Mayor of Tröglitz says he wanted to protect his seven children from racism and violence, knew local authorities would not do anything.Tova Dvorin, 13/03/2015 11:46
Crackdown on Ramat Gan Mayoral Election Bribery

Crackdown on Ramat Gan Mayoral Election Bribery

Senior municipality workers arrested in investigation sting op. against criminal attempt to take over mayoral post of Tel Aviv suburb.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 15/12/2014 08:24
Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Atty-General to Seek Controversial Mayor’s Ouster

Attorney-General Weinstein wants controversial mayor accused of bribery out of office despite renewed mandate.Maayana Miskin, 12/01/2014 12:56
'Coup' Against Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

'Coup' Against Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Toronto City Council overwhelmingly approves bill to strip mayor Rob Ford of executive powers; neutralization efforts to continue Monday.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 16/11/2013 22:52
Hadera Mayor Arrested on Bribery, Fraud Charges

Hadera Mayor Arrested on Bribery, Fraud Charges

Hadera Mayor Haim Avitan has been arrested on suspicion of bribery, fraud and money laundering, along with 11 others.Chana Ya'ar, 09/06/2013 14:35
Initiative: Yishai for Mayor of Jerusalem

Initiative: Yishai for Mayor of Jerusalem

Former Shas head’s supporters want to make him mayor of Israel’s capital.Maayana Miskin, 05/05/2013 17:10
NY Senator Arrested in Alleged Mayoral Race Scheme

NY Senator Arrested in Alleged Mayoral Race Scheme

A senior New York State politician was arrested on charges that he tried to bribe his way onto ballot for state’s upcoming mayoral election.Arutz Sheva staff, 03/04/2013 06:00
Only in America: The Mayor is a Cat

Only in America: The Mayor is a Cat

In one small town in Alaska, residents got so fed up they elected a kitten as mayor. He's been the mayor for the past 15 years.Chana Ya'ar, 17/07/2012 15:18
Barkat Plan ‘Will Turn Jerusalem into Sderot’

Barkat Plan ‘Will Turn Jerusalem into Sderot’

Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin slammed Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat's land-swap plan saying it is contrary to law - and good sense.Gabe Kahn, 23/12/2011 12:18