municipal elections

Changes in Jerusalem: What's new in local politics in Israel's capital?

11 months away from the Jerusalem city council and mayoral elections, Ofer Berkovitch’s departure – even if, as he emphasized, being only temporary – shakes things up.

05/11/2022

Palestinians should run for mayor of Jerusalem, city council - opinion

The goal should aim to model the haredim in Jerusalem and to have power, control of portfolios and the reallocation of budgets that they already pay for with their local taxes.

What will happen the next Jerusalem election marathon?

Who will be on the next Hitorerut list? For now, Berkovitch is in the arena, getting ready for the next round. But who will follow him two years hence?

05/11/2021

Local elections take Jerusalem

On December 22, Jerusalemites are invited to choose their local council representatives in their neighborhoods.

09/12/2020

Running to make change in Baka

ANU CEO and equality advocate Anat Mufkadi runs for the local council

02/12/2020
GINOT HA’IR local council head Elan Ezrahi.

A kingdom for your vote - elections finally come to Jerusalem

The last time elections were held in some cases goes back 20 years, even though everyone seems to agree that it’s time for new elections.

30/01/2020

New innovation hub promises smarter future for towns of all sizes

For start-ups advancing smart city solutions, the center will serve as a platform to offer their technologies to a long list of municipalities, rather than approaching individual local authorities.

05/01/2020
Garbage in Jerusalem

Municipalities threaten to strike Thursday over lack of funds

Should "immediate steps" not be taken in accordance with budgetary demands, all municipal services – including waste collection and welfare services – will go on strike from 6:00 a.m. on Thursday.

04/11/2019
DEGEL HATORAH and Agudat Yisrael councils

Degel Hatorah, Agudat Yisrael to run together

A source in Aguda confirmed that it appears the two parties will be able to come to an agreement to run together.

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