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Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, will give a talk entitled: "Jerusalem in Transition: An Ancient City at the Forefront of Contemporary Issues in the Middle East" on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009. Click on the headline above to read the rest of the story!

Jerusalem Mayor to Speak at DU

Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem, will give a talk entitled: “Jerusalem in Transition: An Ancient City at the Forefront of Contemporary Issues in the Middle East” on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:30 pm.  The talk will be held in Gates Concert Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver Campus, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver.

Nir Birkat, Mayor of Jerusalem
Nir Birkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

On November 11th, 2008, Nir Barkat was elected the 9th Mayor of Jerusalem. Mayor Barkat has inspired thousands of Jerusalemites with his vision to turn Israel’s poorest city into one rich in culture, youth, education, lasting economic development, and tourism, as well as his message of respect and pluralism for all residents of Jerusalem. He has joined together the left and right, the secular and the religious, in order to move Jerusalem forward, allowing him to spend the entirety of his time working on the needs of Jerusalem, rather than the politics. Support for Mayor Barkat’s vision continues to spread throughout Jerusalem, Israel, and communities throughout the world.

This event is free and open to the public.  Click here to RSVP, or call 303-871-2357.

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