This week in Jerusalem 446107

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.

By
February 25, 2016 15:59
The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum . (photo credit: TIM HURSLEY / COURTESY THE ISRAEL MUSEUM)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Fighting for the air we breathe

The Interior Ministry’s Planning and Construction Committee submitted plans for the Mitzpe Neftoah project, and residents and organizations can submit their opposition to the committee. Although nothing is being done until the procedure is completed, several things are being done in the fight against it. On Monday, Deputy Mayor Tamir Nir (Yerushalmim) spearheaded an emergency debate at the municipality to come up with ways to prevent its implementation. Participants included representatives of KKL/JNF, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, Megama Yeruka, youth movements and residents of Ramot directly affected by the project. They tried to come up with a plan to prevent the final approval that would destroy one of the city’s major green lungs.

Read More...

Related Content