With the increasing population Israel must postulate whether it wants to create nothing but building in an attempt to keep up with population growth or find a more creative idea.
Municipal Affairs: One year since the new mayor opened the door to his office in Safra Square in downtown Jerusalem, he has begun putting into place the policies he envisioned.
For all of his successes, there are also a few simmering issues of the secular-hareidi divide that he has so far cautiously kept his distance from.
Chairman of the municipality Avichai Avraham assumed the chairmanship three years ago, seeking to improve employee conditions without resorting to sanctions and strikes.
Bnei Brak is the most densely populated city in Israel.
With the government requiring the move toward digitizing services and providing substantial incentives, the authority is reminding cities of the pitfalls they must address during the transition.
Harow said that if elected, his goals would be helping second-generation Efrat residents stay in Efrat, developing the local tourism industry.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
Industries sometimes use materials that have a negative impact on workers’ health and the environment.
Ignorance, personal ambition and ineptitude have inevitably led many mayors to support grandiose planning.