The tenants of Hutzot Hayotzer,
the artists colony
located near Jaffa Gate,
were nearly evicted this week,
at the last minute
they got a one year
extension on their leases.
This is how the street
looked one beautiful
afternoon early in November.
One picture worth a thousand words?
The following photos
speak for themselves.
A few highlights and lowlights of the week…
A new tent protesting the building freeze was erected near the Prime Minister’s residence.
The only olympic size pool in Jerusalem closed for repairs, its fate uncertain.
There were more protest demonstrations against separate seating of men and women on regular bus lines.
this one had to move locations at the last minute.
With the high cost of housing, parties to pay the rent
seem to been gaining in popularity.
More than 600 family and friends
came to the Gerard Behar Centre
to celebrate the 75th birthday of Benyamin Glickman.
Born in Jerusalem, lover of music and retired chazan,
cantor, he conducted two choirs to celebrate his
The buses of Taglit Birthright were zig-zagging the streets.
For some the biggest excitement…finally there is a kosher McDonalds in Jerusalem, one opened in the central bus station. Perhaps the government ministers upset by the new low-fat options served at their meetings can get a burger and fries?