Nir Barkat is the richest politician in Israel and was mayor of Jerusalem for a decade. He recently decided to jump from local to national politics. He already ranks highly at number 9, in the ruling Likud party’s list for the next parliament.
In further signs of the burgeoning relationship between Israel and Brazil, the Prime Minister’s Office confirmed Monday that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Brazil to attend the inauguration of Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
The Elia Photography store in Jerusalem’s Old City Christian Quarter is a hidden gem. Run by the same Armenian family for more than a century, the store is a treasure trove of images of Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
A Jewish-Home sponsored law requiring a two-thirds supermajority of 80 Mks to approve any agreement that calls for the transfer of territory to any foreign entity was approved by lawmakers in the early hours of Tuesday morning.