Ex-Israeli PM Olmert charged with bribery

Ex-Israeli PM Olmert charged with bribery

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was charged with receiving bribes from developers in exchange for support of a construction project, officials said.

Olmert: Demolish bulldozer driver's home

JERUSALEM, July 2 (UPI) -- The home of the man who killed three people when he plowed a bulldozer into traffic in Jerusalem must be destroyed, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said.

Israel: Livni accused of giving up Atarot

JERUSALEM, April 11 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has secretly agreed to relinquish control of Atarot Airport, unnamed ministry sources reportedly revealed.

Arabs replacing Jews in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, May 13 (UPI) -- Palestinians could control Jerusalem within 12 years if Jews continue to move from the city, its mayor warned Sunday.

Former Jerusalem Mayor Kolleck dies

JERUSALEM, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Teddy Kollek, who was Jerusalem's mayor from 1965 until 1993, died Tuesday in his retirement home apartment at the age of 95.

Jerusalem to get miniature Eiffel Tower

JERUSALEM, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The mayor of Paris has pledged Jerusalem will have its own Eiffel Tower as part of anniversary observations of the city's unification in 1967's Six-Day War.

Jerusalem gay parade under religious fire

JERUSALEM, July 4 (UPI) -- A gay pride parade planned in Jerusalem next month has drawn fire from ultra-Orthodox rabbis, Muslims and the Vatican, local media reported Tuesday.

Gay parade marchers stabbed in Jerualem

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 1 (UPI) -- An annual gay parade in Jerusalem was temporarily halted Thursday when a religious Jewish man stabbed three participants, Israel Radio reported.

Religious heads join anti-gay parade move

JERUSALEM, March 24 (UPI) -- In a rare show of unity, leaders of Israel's three religious groups will joined a worldwide interfaith campaign to stop a gay pride parade in Jerusalem.
Uri Lupolianski
U.S President George W. Bush (R) meets with the Mayor of Jerusalem Uri Lupolianski at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on January 9, 2008. This is President Bush's first official trip to Israel and the West Bank. The three-day visit will focus on the middle east peace process. (UPI Photo/Moshe Milner/Pool)

Uri Lupolianski, mayor of Jerusalem

Uri Lupolianski (Hebrew: אורי לופוליאנסקי) was mayor of Jerusalem from 2003 to 2008. He was elected on June 6, 2003, after serving on the Jerusalem City Council from 1989. Lupolianski was Deputy Mayor, chairperson of the Planning and Building Committee and responsible for the Family Services and Community portfolio. He is currently a member of the National Building and Planning Committee and the Committee for the Development of Holy Places.

Born in Haifa, Israel in 1951, Lupolianski studied at the Yavne School in Haifa and then attended Yeshivat Hanegev. He served in the Israel Defense Forces as a paramedic and worked as a teacher at a religious school in Jerusalem.

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