It may also have something to do with his high visibility in the public eye, from running the Jerusalem marathon, to attending events, to social media presence.
Above this video that was originally taken live on the mayor’s Facebook page, he writes “Even Mayor Nir Barkat came to make matzah in Kikar Safra.”
Watch it here:
גם אני הגעתי להכין מצות בכיכר ספרא
Posted by Nir Barkat – ניר ברקת on Thursday, March 30, 2017