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Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 March 2010

Nir Barkat is an internet entrepreneur who became Mayor of Jerusalem a year ago and thinks he can bring his business skills to bear on the challenges facing the city.

He says he wants Jerusalem to reach its potential with more tourism and more facilities for its growing population.

But he also wants to make it the undivided capital of the Jewish people under Jewish sovereignty.

Owen Bennett Jones talks to him.

  • Owen Bennett Jones (left) with Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

    Owen Bennett Jones (left) with Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

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