Israel's Underground War for Liberation -
Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)Israel's Underground War for LiberationJerusalem Post Israel News (blog)187 – Teddy Kollek's cover name was “Scorpion”, not Snake. p. 223 – the discussion on the American-Anglo Commission of Inquiry of autumn 1945 ignores any, if at all, Zionist behind-the-scenes maneuvering. p. 245 – quoting contemporary British sources, ...
Posted on 15 February 2017 | 2:12 am
Newly published documents reveal how Western
YnetnewsNewly published documents reveal how Western Wall was renovated in 1967Ynetnews“In this context, I would like to mention, for example, that Knesset Member Yaakov Meridor gave Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek a 1,000-pound check for the purchase of tiles for the Western Wall area,” he wrote. “… A philanthropist from England offered ...
Posted on 12 February 2017 | 1:42 pm
A shining sculptor - Israel News - Jerusalem
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsA shining sculptor - Israel News - Jerusalem PostJerusalem Post Israel NewsArtists Ai Weiwei (left) and Anish Kapoor carry blankets to symbolize the plight of refugees, as they walk through central London on September 17, 2015. (photo ...and more »
Posted on 10 February 2017 | 3:03 am
Grapevine: An anniversary missed - Jerusalem
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsGrapevine: An anniversary missedJerusalem Post Israel NewsIt is a particularly significant anniversary year because the New York-born Elkins was for 17 years the BBC's voice from Jerusalem, and this year marks the half-century of the reunification of Jerusalem.
Posted on 7 February 2017 | 10:52 am
Grapevine: A tieless president - Jerusalem
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsGrapevine: A tieless presidentJerusalem Post Israel NewsLast week, at the 10th anniversary memorial for politician Yuri Shtern, there were some 50 people at Har Hamenuhot cemetery in Jerusalem, but afterward many more, including non-Jerusalemites, braved the inclement weather and filled the Teddy Kollek ...
Posted on 31 January 2017 | 10:31 am
Fearing bankruptcy, Jerusalem market owners
David Cohen, 32, who took over the nearby Super 24 Market on Shamai Street from his father a few years ago, said the family-owned market was the first in downtown Jerusalem to be opened on Shabbat 20 years ago, during former mayor Teddy Kollek’s tenure.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:12 am
Israel Museum at 50: A story of art and
Originally spearheaded by Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek, the museum represents the consolidation of several earlier public and private collections, such as the Bezalel National Museum and important archaeological finds. It houses more than 500,000 objects ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Jerusalem and Shabbat: A changed reality
It died and no one told it about it (assuming it ever existed). When Mayor Teddy Kollek was running city hall, there were only a handful of businesses operating on Shabbat, a far cry from what we have today. There were also many more streets that were ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:15 pm
The 'king of Jerusalem' who almost burnt
News clippings of the mosque the next day (Photo: Yediot archive) The fury reached its peak when then Jerusalem mayor, Teddy Kollek entered the burning mosque. Police officers rushed to protect him from any possible injury, but where quickly repelled by ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 11:09 am
Analysis: Jeremy Corbyn is not the Messiah,
There’s an old Jewish joke — usually attributed to Teddy Kollek z"l — about the parting point for Judaism and Christianity. What would you say to the Messiah if he appeared on Earth tomorrow, the former mayor of Jerusalem was asked. “Is this your ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 9:00 pm