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Secular Defeats Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

By ISABEL KERSHNERPublished: November 11, 2008 JERUSALEM — A secular, hawkish entrepreneur on Tuesday defeated an ultra-Orthodox, equally hawkish member of Parliament in a hotly contested race for mayor of Jerusalem, according to results announced early Wednesday. As usual, the election was largely boycotted by Palestinians, who comprise a third of the city’s population. The […]...