World: Thoughts of a Famous Mayor

During his historic visit to Jerusalem a year ago, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat expressed delight at meeting "the world's most famous mayor." Sadat was not far from the mark. For nearly 13 years, ebullient, tough-talking and relentlessly energetic Teddy Kollek, 67, has presided over Jerusalem in an evenhanded, unceremonious way. On election day last week, Kollek halted a breathless, last-minute round of electioneering to talk with Jerusalem Bureau Chief Dean Fischer and TIME'S Robert Slater about his goals for the city.

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