urban renewal

Jerusalem urban redevelopment: The good, the bad and the ugly

Fresh from the World Urban Forum, former Jerusalem deputy mayor Naomi Tsur has some ideas for the city’s future.

Urban renewal in east Jerusalem would help thousands of Palestinians - opinion

Urban renewal plans for Palestinians in east Jerusalem must begin with the freezing of existing demolition orders in the designated areas.

East Jerusalem needs urban renewal - opinion

Palestinians lack 30,000 to 40,000 housing units at the present time and with a young population the need for new housing will continue to rise rapidly

EXALTING IN Sukkot at the Western Wall

On Sukkot, safety is not a luxury - editorial

As we sit in our deliberately flimsy sukkot this year, we must each reflect on the importance of taking responsibility for making sure our homes are safe.

Hof Ashkelon

Gaza vicinity fully settled despite security situation

After Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014, the government announced an initiative to develop the area economically, socially and culturally.

Davidka Square, Jerusalem.

Jerusalem's Davidka Square set for urban renewal

The historic square, actually named Freedom Square, features a small memorial to the Davidka, a homemade Israeli mortar used in the defense of Jerusalem during the War of Independence.

Jerusalem Urban Art - Talpiot

if you did have the misfortune of getting stuck in traffic there you might have found yourself benefiting from an unexpected boon, of having the time to feast your eyes on some attractive art.

Urban renewal

What's new in urban renewal

Urban renewal projects are a fine way to supply new dwellings and rejuvenate cities, especially the downtown areas.


Grapevine: A lasting landmark

The American Colony Hotel, in east Jerusalem, a favorite watering hole for journalists and diplomats.

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