The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard NewsThe Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News | Going to the Heart ...The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard NewsJoan Nathan was peeling shallots. Her hands stayed busy, deftly removing the skin and piling the shiny purplish alliums in a bowl as she chatted. “They said 40 ...and more »
Posted on 13 July 2017 | 11:40 am
Creation of the Western Wall Plaza in 1967
Jerusalem Center for Public AffairsCreation of the Western Wall Plaza in 1967 Was Necessary and LegalJerusalem Center for Public AffairsImmediately after the 1967 war, Jerusalem's Mayor Teddy Kollek saw that the area near the Western Wall could not contain the tens of thousands of visitors expected for the June 13, 1967, Shavuot holiday. Kollek and military officers gave the order to ...
Posted on 12 July 2017 | 1:18 am
Tel Aviv beaches: The ultimate guide -
HaaretzTel Aviv beaches: The ultimate guide - Israel destinations - HaaretzHaaretzWhich Tel Aviv beach should you pick? How much will beer cost? And where should you stop to eat on your way home?and more »
Posted on 6 July 2017 | 11:37 am
Grapevine: An added dimension - The
The Jerusalem PostGrapevine: An added dimensionThe Jerusalem PostSeveral speakers noted the cultural institutions that Teddy Kollek had initiated in Jerusalem, saying that they were part of his vision for the city, but his son commented that although Mayor Nir Barkat has likewise been encouraging culture, “at the ...and more »
Posted on 6 July 2017 | 11:14 am
Turkey seeks return of Ottoman lands in
TRT WorldTurkey seeks return of Ottoman lands in Occupied East JerusalemTRT WorldYet whoever gave the command, in practise the demolition operation was overseen by Theodor “Teddy” Kollek, who was mayor of West Jerusalem from 1965 to 1967, and then of “unified” Jerusalem until 1993. “It was the greatest thing we could do and it is ...
Posted on 6 July 2017 | 7:30 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