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Canadian Jewish groups ‘disappointed’ mayor nixes anti-Semitism definition
January 29, 2020
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante said she is “absolutely not” rejecting the motion; defining anti-Semitism was “far from a black-and-white issue.”
‘All politics is local’: US mayors travel to Israel to enhance relations on municipal level
July 5, 2019
“Our delegation is showing how cities lead on the world stage, how mayors get things done and how urban centers can tackle everything from innovation and climate change to immigration and economic growth,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Greece elects Jewish mayor for the first time in its history
June 4, 2019
Moses Elisaf, an independent candidate, won 50.3 percent of the vote in the mayoral race in the northwestern city of Ioannina.
Los Angeles mayor laments need to make everything about Israel partisan
May 17, 2019
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said, “as a Democratic Jew, I think it is incumbent upon us to have dialogue with a new generation of leaders who may not know history. But I wouldn’t overstate things and say that Democrats suddenly don’t support Israel.”
US mayors visit ‘Startup Nation,’ seeking bilateral business cooperation
May 13, 2019
The delegation will learn firsthand about Israel’s democracy, diverse society and regional challenges, as well as its economic, technological and social innovation and entrepreneurship.
Mayors from around the world form coalition to combat anti-Semitism, BDS
March 4, 2019
Announcing the launch of a Global Mayors Coalition Against Hate, Antisemitism and BDS were Mayor Uwe Becker of Frankfurt, Germany; Mayor Gabriel Groisman of Bal Harbour, Fla.; and Mayor Haim Bibas of Modi’in-Maccabim-Reut in Israel.