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J'lem Appoints Security Officer to Guard Old City

New security officer will coordinate between Old City residents, police and municipality on security issues and emergencies.Ido Ben Porat, 9/1/2015, 4:59 PM

Aryeh King: ISIS Seeks Inroads into Jerusalem

Jerusalem City Council member Aryeh King said that worldwide terror organizations like ISIS are trying to establish themselves in Israel.Yaakov Levi, 5/21/2015, 3:03 PM

Anger Over Jerusalem Hosting Missionary Events

A large Jerusalem sports stadium is set to be used for two major missionary-sponsored events in the coming months.Moshe Cohen, 3/26/2015, 10:56 AM

Netanyahu and Barkat's 'Jerusalem Disengagement'

Councilman Arieh King exposes 'de facto division' of the capital, with all the figures behind his prediction of an Arab majority by 2030.Ari Yashar and Tamar Yonah, 9/22/2014, 4:32 PM

Terrorists Throw Rocks at School Bus in Jerusalem

Bus carrying schoolchildren damaged in latest attack, leaving City Councilman Aryeh King livid at lack of police presence.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 9/21/2014, 11:32 AM

Jerusalem Passes Landmark Arab Building Project

Hareidi parties leave hall letting project giving contiguous Arab control over eastern Jerusalem pass, threatening capital's demography.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/18/2014, 10:21 PM

Jerusalem Mayor's Arab Building Spree Exposed

Councilman Aryeh King says Barkat giving green light to legal and illegal Arab building, Church control over King David's Tomb.Ari Yashar, 9/15/2014, 4:26 PM

Arab Rioters Nearly Blow Up Jerusalem Gas Station

Councilman reports how dozens of rioters almost caused huge disaster in French Hill neighborhood as they destroyed a gas station.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 10:43 AM

Councilman Dismissed After Opposing Arab Building

'Leftist' Mayor Barkat dismisses Aryeh King for petitioning housing plans he charges threaten balance of capital.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/5/2014, 11:12 AM

Jerusalem to Build 2,500 Housing Units - For Arabs

Shortly after Netanyahu freezes exact number of units for Jews, leftist group approves tenders for Arabs - sparking nationalist outrage.Tova Dvorin, 9/3/2014, 8:18 PM

Jerusalem Councilman 'Not Surprised' by Attack

Jerusalem Councilman Aryeh King says Monday's tractor attack is a direct result of the failure to deal with the ongoing rock attacks.Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2014, 1:14 AM

King: Rioting Result of Premeditated Incitement

Jerusalem Councilman Aryeh King blames rioting on lack of police presence, claims murder planned specifically to arouse unrest.Benny Toker, 7/2/2014, 8:50 PM

'I Won't Greet Pope Till He Returns Treasures'

Councilman King announces he will not join Jerusalem officials welcoming Pope, unless 'he returns Jewish treasures from Vatican basement.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 9:21 PM

Councilman Urges Complaints Over Falun Gong Demo

Councilman Aryeh King reports posters of Falun Gong, a cult banned in China, in front of main entrance to Old City.Ari Yashar, 5/9/2014, 1:09 PM

JM Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts

Jerusalem inspectors have closed down dozens of food carts in the Old City where chametz was being sold.Yosef Berger, 4/20/2014, 3:48 PM

Jerusalem is No Longer 'Damascus'

Councilman King's push to change Arabic-only official signs right by Municipality buildings bears results within 24 hours.Ari Yashar, 4/8/2014, 8:35 PM

Dubai Company To Build Ferris Wheel in Jerusalem?

Proposal received for giant ferris wheel as temporary attraction for Independence Day; Councilman King slams 'money to enemy state.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/8/2014, 6:34 PM

Municipality Turns Jerusalem Into 'Damascus'

Arabic-only public signs painted just seconds away from Municipality buildings; signs break law by not including Hebrew.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2014, 1:37 PM

Councilman Rescues Building After Arabs Break-in

Councilman Aryeh King seals city-owned abandoned building in Ein Karem after defacement, 'no right of return in Jerusalem.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/2/2014, 3:07 PM

New Bus Line Aids Jewish Eastern J'lem Presence

Councilman King's initiative passes extended bus line to Abu Dis, in move strengthening the unity of Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/24/2014, 12:29 PM

J'lem Councilmen Call For Two Zionist Chief Rabbis

King and Shkedi opposed Mayor Barkat's 'deal' to balance Zionist rabbi with Shas hareidi candidate, call to seize 'one-time opportunity.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/21/2014, 11:08 AM

Cinema Complex in J'lem to Work on Sabbath?

The High Court rejected a motion to open the Cinema City near Knesset 7/24, but decision is municipality's.Gil Ronen, 3/16/2014, 3:57 PM

All of Jerusalem at Risk, Councilman Warns

Councilman warns that near-disaster in Armon Hanatziv ‘could have happened in Rehavia,’ accuses government of neglect.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2014, 11:52 AM

Jerusalem Program Limits Muslim Prayer Call

New pilot program initiated by nationalist councilman King measures nighttime muezzin call, brings technological solutions.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 5:18 PM

Arabs Set Police Station on Fire in Jerusalem

Jerusalem councilman King decries lawlessness on display in capital this week.Ari Yashar, 2/28/2014, 12:13 AM

ILF: 'Now Is the Time to Invest In Emek Zevulun'

Israel Land Fund project encourages Jewish investment in western Galilee area recently re-zoned for development before the prices soar.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 2:19 PM

Jerusalem Councilman Urges Muslims: 'Leave Israel'

Nationalist Aryeh King distributes thousands of fliers to Muslim residents of the capital, explains Torah directives.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 11:23 AM

Councilman King Starting to 'Judaize Jerusalem'

Nationalist Jerusalem councilman talks plans to outlaw muezzin call at night, bring Jews to 'seam' communities and boost security.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2013, 10:12 PM

Jerusalem Councilman Shkedi's 'Hanukkah Miracle'

Nationalist Shkedi makes near complete recovery after suffering a stroke on November 7 at his Jerusalem home.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2013, 9:31 PM

Jerusalem Councilman Shkedi On Road to Recovery

Shmuel Shkedi shows signs of recovery after stroke, sings with children at Shabbat meal.Ari Yashar, 11/12/2013, 4:20 PM

Nationalist Councilman Attacks Smear Campaign

Jerusalem councilman Aryeh King talks about leftist smear campaign against him, commitment to demolishing illegal Arab buildings.Ari Yashar, 11/8/2013, 11:33 AM

Nationalist Jerusalem Councilman Suffers Stroke

Jerusalem council member Shkedi of United Jerusalem suffers stroke Thursday, is rushed to hospital for treatment.Ari Yashar, 11/8/2013, 8:04 AM

Leftists Unite Against Nationalist City Councillor

Radical organizations appear to be joining in call to remove Jerusalem council member Aryeh King from Mayor Barkat's coalition.Ari Yashar, 11/7/2013, 9:01 PM

'United Jerusalem' in Coalition

Religious Zionist "United Jerusalem" party joins Barkat coalition, gains two seats; hopes abound for Jewish prayer rights on Temple Mount.Ari Yashar, 11/1/2013, 3:31 PM

Illegal Arab Building Demolished in Jerusalem

Signs of tougher enforcement? Illegal Arab building in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina demolished by the municipality.Ari Yashar, 10/30/2013, 9:20 AM

2 Mandates for King and Shkedi, 1 for Bayit Yehudi

Moshe Lion's Likud Beyteinu wins one seat in Jerusalem; defeated mayoral candidate yet to announce if he will enter council.Adam Ross, 10/23/2013, 10:43 AM

Candidate: Investing in E. Jerusalem Good for Jews

"Yes, Arabs will benefit," says candidate Arieh King, "but it doesn't matter as long as we invest and keep our city united."Ben Bresky, 10/6/2013, 3:17 AM

Bedouin Squatters Gone, Jewish Owner Celebrates

82 year-old Yitzchak Hershkovitz celebrates latest court victory after 18 year battle with a sukkah party on his once-contested property.Ari Soffer, Ben Bresky & staff, 10/2/2013, 6:54 PM

J'lem Mayor Candidates to Address English Speakers

Big tourist events or city services? Are they mutually exclusive? Barkat & Leon to address English-speaking audiences about J'slem's future.Ben Bresky, 9/27/2013, 12:29 PM

King Unites with Breakaway Bayit Hayehudi Faction

Aryeh King has created a joint list with a breakaway Bayit Hayehudi faction to contest the Jerusalem Municipality elections.Adam Ross, 9/18/2013, 12:13 AM

Moskowitz Supports Aryeh King

Dr. Irving Moskowitz says he is backing Aryeh King's "Seam Line Neighborhoods" list for Jerusalem municipality.Gil Ronen, 9/16/2013, 2:37 PM

Candidate: Want to Vote? Remove Your Burqa

A Jewish candidate in the Jerusalem city elections calls to require Muslim women to show their faces. ‘Burqas are used for vote fraud.’Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 4:38 PM

Building Freeze in Jerusalem Neighborhood

A letter by a senior official says political considerations prevent Jewish construction in the Shimon HaTzaddik neighborhood.Annie Lubin, 1/30/2013, 9:20 AM

Jewish Home Tripped Otzma, Says Candidate

Bayit Yehudi tripped breakaway Otzma LeYisrael by choosing to attack it during the campaign, party member Aryeh King says.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 2:44 AM

Police Allow Otzma LeYisrael Visit to Arab Village

Police approves a request by the Otzma LeYisrael party to visit the Arab village of Musmus in order to report illegal building.Elad Benari, 1/14/2013, 4:14 AM

Green Light for 1,200 Housing Units in Jerusalem

Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood will expand by 1,200 housing units due to approval by a Jerusalem district zoning committee.Chana Ya'ar, 12/24/2012, 11:47 PM

Jerusalem: Jews Confront Arabs after Stabbing

Residents of Maale Zeitim say they've had enough after renowned Rabbi Tau's son is stabbed.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2012, 11:04 PM

Activist: "Parts of Jerusalem Off-Limits to Jews"

Zionist leader's achievements recalled, Israel's security issues presented by experts at moving evening.Fern Sidman, A7 NY Corr., 8/3/2012, 8:49 PM

Govt. Accused of Stalling on Arab Burial

Jerusalem activist appeals to the Supreme Court, saying government officials tricked him with false promises regarding Arab burial. Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 10:57 AM

UN: Evicting Arab Squatters Against Int'l Law

A senior UN official accused Israel of violating the Geneva Convention by evicting Arab squatters from buildings they didn't ownGabe Kahn, 4/19/2012, 3:24 PM

Arab Squatter Leaves, Police Block Jews’ Entry

Arab squatters agreed to leave a Jewish home in Jerusalem, but police intervened.Maayana Miskin, 4/2/2012, 12:13 AM

Rampant Arab Building on JNF Lands

Over 700 illegal Arab housing units have been built on JNF lands in just two years, says Aryeh King of the Israel Land Fund.A7 Staff, 2/21/2012, 7:00 PM

Jlem Activists Plan Terrorist Warning System

As the government prepares to release terrorists into Israel’s capital, local activists plan a low-tech but effective “warning system.”Maayana Miskin, 10/16/2011, 9:39 PM

Wakf Building at Givat Shaul

Workers and tractors are readying the ground for construction at Tel al-Ful in northern Jerusalem. Will Mayor Barkat allow it?Gil Ronen, 8/11/2011, 6:06 PM

Good News on Mount of Olives

Surprise: activist Aryeh King says Arab violence on Mount of Olives has dropped sharply as security has increased.Maayana Miskin, 7/17/2011, 9:57 PM

Barkat's Appointment Criticized

Complaints Bureau head Aryeh King has harsh words for Mayor Barkat's appointment of a left wing council member to handle E. Jerusalem file.David ben Yacov, 6/30/2011, 11:29 AM

MKs See PA Taking Over J'lem

National Union MKs were given a tour of neighborhoods in Jerusalem and saw first hand how the PA paves roads within Israeli-controlled territory.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 5/26/2011, 8:41 PM