Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat speaks during a news conference in Jerusalem.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
A confidential lunch held two weeks ago at the Jerusalem Waldorf Astoria was apparently the turning point in determining Mayor Nir Barkat’s next public step. What he heard from his two dining partners – two of his list members at city council – helped him to make a decision.A third term at the head of the city, or move on to national politics? Barkat understood that he had to cross the Rubicon and make up his mind.