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Friday, August 23 • 16:20 - 17:20
The challenges of urban development in Jerusalem

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Jerusalem is the largest city in Israel, the size of Tel Aviv, Haifa and Ramat Gan combined. It is both a holy city and the home of 800,000 people, from diverse communities. Avi Ben-Tzur gives a hands-on perspective of urban development in Jerusalem and the complexities of planning for the needs of the population in light of the city's topography, diversity and religious and historical significance.

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Avi Ben-Tzur

Avi is a native of Jerusalem and is Director of Planning at Israel's Ministry for Environmental Protection - Jerusalem District. He supervises the Ministry's planning department for the cities of Jerusalem, Mevasseret, Beit Shemesh and the surrounding rural communities, and sits on... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2019 16:20 - 17:20 SAST