Stock Photo Description: January 4 2007 - Thousands of Jerusalem residents and Israelies from all over the country came to pay last respects to mythological former Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kolek at the Safra Municipal Square in Jerusalem. Teddy Kolek will be laid to rest at the Mount Hertzel Cemetary after passing away at the age of 95. Teddy Kolek served as Jerusalem Mayor for 28 years beginning in 1965. After the 1967 Six-Day-War he was the first Mayor of Unified Jerusalem. Teddy is identified with many ground breaking projects in Jerusalem including the establishment of the Israel Museum, Liberty Bell Park, The Islam Museum, Teddy Stadium, Malcha Shopping Mall, Begin Road, the Municipal Safra Square and Municipality residence and many others. In 1993 Kolek was defeated in the municpal elections by current PM of Israel Ehud Olmert.
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Stock Photo Shot January 4 2007 at The Funeral Of Former Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kolek