THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM

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September 18, 2017 19:36

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.

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Buns

The Jerusalem aquarium. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

Which street?

The city’s committee for street and square names recently decided upon women to be added to the city’s sites – two writers and a judge are among those who lived here and whose deeds justified their remembrance. Supreme Court justice and state comptroller Miriam Ben-Porat, poet and Israel Prize laureate Miriam Yalan-Shteklis and writer Dvora Omer will have streets or a square in their name. In addition, a request to right a wrong was rejected, and the mistaken name will remain. Ein Yael, a popular site for outdoor activities, will not be revised to “Ein Eyal,” its proper name, due to concern expressed by committee members that this could confuse the public.

Remembering Hadas and Hadar


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