This week in Jerusalem

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.

January 5, 2017 17:58
The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens. (photo credit: PR)

Train in the valley

Following Mayor Nir Barkat’s decision to submit the plan for the light rail’s Blue Line to run along Emek Refaim Street, another split has occurred among the group of residents opposing the route. The more hard-core among the opponents have hired a lawyer, Eliad Shraga, known for his many struggles against the establishment, and have implemented a twopronged approach.


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