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Ukraine-Russian war: Russian forces kidnap mayor from Zaporizhzhia area - report

If true, the kidnapping of Dniprorudne Mayor Yevgeny Matveyev would be the second mayor from the Zaporizhzhia Oblast kidnapped by Russian forces.

13/03/2022

Will NY mayor Eric Adams reach non-Orthodox Jews?

Progressive and non-Orthodox Jewish activists in the city worry that Adams’ attentiveness to Orthodox communal concerns could come at the exclusion of the rest of the city’s Jewish community.

By BEN SALES/JTA
08/01/2022

Rome mayor candidate loses elections after antisemitic Holocaust remark

Enrico Michetti had come under fire for an article he wrote last year in which he asked why the Holocaust received more attention than other instances of mass murder.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
20/10/2021
The Pyramid towers Jerusalem

Changing the Jerusalem skyline

The capital’s skyline is changing radically without any real public debate on the matter.

09/09/2021

Meet Mayor Tal Ohana: The woman behind Yeroham

Tal Ohana, 37, is in her third year serving as the mayor of Yeroham. She was one of 13 women who were elected during the municipal elections among 251 local authorities in 2018.

By ANAV SILVERMAN PERETZ
26/08/2021

Orthodox community puts weight behind Eric Adams’s mayoral run

The varied local Orthodox Jewish community overwhelmingly supported Adams in the primary, trusting that the moderate Democrat can curb the increasing rates of crime in the city.

19/07/2021
Participants in a Jewish solidarity march across New York City's Brooklyn Bridge, Jan. 5, 2020. The

Eric Adams poised to win Democratic nomination for New York City mayor

Updated vote tallies posted online on Tuesday evening based on the city's new ranked-choice voting system showed Adams with what appeared to be an insurmountable lead over his nearest rivals.

By REUTERS
07/07/2021

Mayor Aliza Bloch is building bridges in Beit Shemesh

Mayor Aliza Bloch takes the Jerusalem Report to the sunny Beit Shemesh's newest neighborhood.

Participants in a Jewish solidarity march across New York City's Brooklyn Bridge, Jan. 5, 2020. The

NYC Democratic mayoral race tightens after latest tally; winner uncertain

New York City's Democratic mayoral contest sharply narrowed on Tuesday, with Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, in the lead. Thousands of absentee ballots still to be counted.

By REUTERS
30/06/2021

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is a source of pride for local Jews

Under the haunting circumstances, Levine Cava has become a fixture of coverage of the deadly collapse of a 13-story condo building in this beachside community north of Miami.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
29/06/2021
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