Safra Square

Education in the Holy City: The status of schools in Jerusalem

This is part I in a new series on education in Jerusalem.


This week in Jerusalem: No more stink

A weekly round-up of city affairs.


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.


This week in Jerusalem: Illegal parking out

A weekly round-up of city affairs.


In memory of Mrs. Lily Safra

I had the great privilege to work with Lily on two historically significant projects. The first was at the Western Wall, where she helped renovate the prayer hall at Wilson’s Arch.

Legendary philanthropist Lily Safra dies at 87

Safra and her fourth husband, brilliant Lebanese-born Brazilian banker Edmond Safra, contributed with extraordinary generosity to numerous causes and individuals in some 40 countries.

This week in Jerusalem: More coronavirus damage

A weekly round-up of city affairs.


Countdown to Jerusalem elections begins - Safra Square gets ready

The campaigns of both the mayor and the head of the opposition have already begun, with each side preparing its ammunition for D-Day – scheduled for the final day of October 2023.


This week in Jerusalem: Farewell to two giants

Your weekly roundup of city affairs.

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