"Don't divide Jerusalem - and don't let Jerusalem divide us"

Mayor of Jerusalem tells US Jewish Leaders: 'Do not let Jerusalem divide us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2020, 11:26 AM

Jerusalem Mayor asks leaders to relocate their embassies

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion tells Arutz Sheva that he spoke to leaders who attended the World Holocaust Forum about moving their embassies.Yoni Kempinski, 1/24/2020, 5:37 AM

AG: Jerusalem overstepped bounds by removing pro-family ads

AG Avichai Mandelblit says Jerusalem municipality overstepped bounds when removing 'anti-LGBT' signs ahead of 2019 'Pride Parade.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 12:21 PM

Watch: Jerusalem mayor's duet with Yosef Chaim Shwekey

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion and singer Yosef Chaim Shwekey sing duet for Siyum HaShas celebration in the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 10:27 PM

Education Ministry schools to replace those of UNRWA

Jerusalem Mayor approves plan to construct educational campus serving city's Arab neighborhoods and offering alternative to UNRWA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 2:34 PM

Jerusalem residents to be eligible for an hour of free parking

Jerusalem residents to receive free hour of parking plus additional discount, mayor says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 10:59 AM

Permanent US embassy in Jerusalem green-lit

Jerusalem mayor meets with US State Department officials to streamline approval of permanent US embassy complex in the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 10:24 AM

2,000 Har Nof residents sign petition against name change

Neighborhood residents are furious at Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion's decision to unilaterally change Har Nof to Na'ot Yosef.Sara Rubenstein, 11/3/2019, 9:14 PM

'A leader, a doer, a lover of Israel and Jerusalem'

J'lem Mayor Moshe Lion mourns passing of “the great man, the lover of Jerusalem” Morton Mandel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2019, 1:22 PM

'Everyone feels the revolution we're bringing to Jerusalem'

Jerusalem mayor touts increase in construction in the capital, vows to end massive net migration from Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 9/26/2019, 6:55 PM

Jerusalem mayor: 'Sorry you feel hurt, we'll remove LGBT flags'

Jerusalem mayor will remove LGBT flags - after the pride parade. Pro-family Jerusalemite: 'Are my family and I second-class citizens?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 2:59 PM

'We'll build a great deal in Jerusalem - without restrictions'

'We're going to be building a lot over next few years, and without restrictions,' says Mayor Moshe Lion. 'Trump plan won't affect J'lem.'Eliran Aharon, 4/19/2019, 9:53 AM

'Our goal is to bring youth to Jerusalem,' says Mayor

Jerusalem Mayor speaks about goals for city in 2019, including road improvements and bringing youth back to nation's capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 3:18 PM

'It felt like murder - or something even worse'

Mayor visits Jerusalem synagogue which was desecrated during overnight break-in. 'I'm horrified by what I saw.'Hezki Baruch, 1/29/2019, 11:45 AM

Jerusalem Mayor's solemn promises

A new wind is blowing through Jerusalem.Walter Bingham, 1/25/2019, 4:34 PM

Jerusalem: The city that should be above all politics

Jay Shapiro thinks that Jerusalem is more than an idea, it is a real city with real problem to solve.Jay Shapiro, 12/7/2018, 3:58 PM

Watch: Hanukkah candle lighting with Lion at the Tomb of Samuel

Jerusalem mayor and Rabbi Shalom Arush were the main guests in at candle lighting at the Tomb of Samuel.Hezki Baruch, 12/5/2018, 3:40 AM

Jerusalem's new mayor sworn into office

Moshe Lion sworn in as Jerusalem's 10th mayor - and first mayor of Sephardic descent - since Israel's establishment.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2018, 2:29 PM

Loser of Jerusalem mayoral election analyzes the loss

Jerusalem mayoral candidate Ofer Berkovitch expresses disappointment over fact that many residents of Jerusalem did not vote in runoff.Elad Benari, 11/19/2018, 5:31 AM

Jerusalem mayor-elect: No grudge against opponent

Moshe Lion, newly elected mayor of Jerusalem, says he will work for all residents, not just haredim who supported him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 5:56 PM

Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor endorses Moshe Lion in runoff to be held on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 11/8/2018, 5:36 AM

Berkovitch plans alliance with haredi faction

Hitorerut Jerusalem candidate who vowed to end 'haredi extortion' of city hall plans alliance with haredi candidate to win run-off election.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2018, 11:07 AM

Defying Bennett, J-lem's Jewish Home branch endorses Moshe Lion

Disobeying party leader Naftali Bennett, Jerusalem's Jewish Home branch supports Lion and not Zeev Elkin. 'Bennett is making a mistake.'Tzvi Lev, 10/18/2018, 4:15 PM

Elkin: J'lem needs 100K new apartments over next 20 years

Jerusalem mayoral candidate presents his plan to rehabilitate Jerusalem. 'Jerusalem is on the verge of going bankrupt.'Tzvi Lev, 10/8/2018, 2:56 PM

Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

Frontrunners for Jerusalem's top job Moshe Lion and Zeev Elkin in an arms race for endorsements from top Religious Zionist rabbis.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 11:00 PM

Jerusalem to get a haredi mayor?

Haredi decision making body clears Yossi Deitch to run for mayor of Jerusalem. Observers say crowded race makes him the clear favorite.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 11:47 AM

Jerusalem: Religious, secular, support candidate Moshe Lion

New poll shows non-haredi residents of Jerusalem believe Moshe Lion to be best candidate for mayor.Ido Ben Porat, 6/22/2018, 11:00 AM

Moshe Lion to run for mayor of Jerusalem

'I've contributed greatly to city's development and today I'm more willing than ever to advance the Israeli capital even further.'Mordechai Sones, 3/25/2018, 4:28 PM

'Jerusalem is being divided de facto'

Jerusalem city councilmen call on police not to block Jerusalem Day 'rikudgalim' event from parts of Old City.Ido Ben Porat, 5/16/2016, 9:57 PM

Call to Uphold Demolition Orders on Terrorist Homes

Former Jerusalem mayoral candidate asks Netanyahu and Barkat why orders have been ignored for half a year, demands actions.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 5:03 PM

Liberman Associate Moshe Lion Questioned in Corruption Scandal

Jerusalem councilman Moshe Lion questioned in connection with the corruption scandal involving members of the Yisrael Beytenu party.Uzi Baruch, 12/29/2014, 1:15 AM

Jerusalem Councilman: The Terrorists Are Roaming Free

Jerusalem Councilman and former mayoral candidate Moshe Lion calls for the restoration of law and order following terrorist attack.Ido Ben Porat, 10/23/2014, 3:13 AM

J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayoral Candidate

Councilman Moshe Lion tours near Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, experiences firsthand the challenges of Jewish residents.Natanel Katz, Ari Yashar, 3/27/2014, 9:59 AM

Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second Snowstorm

Forecaster says no new snowstorm on the horizon. Jerusalem leaders clash over storm ‘mismanagement.’Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 11:02 AM

Moshe Lion Detained by Airport Customs Officials

Moshe Lion, Jerusalem mayor candidate, questioned at airport for allegedly trying to smuggle clothes into Israel.Arutz Sheva, 11/5/2013, 1:14 AM

The Deal that Saved Barkat

Barkat reportedly convinced hareidi candidate to stay in the race, drawing votes from Leon.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 8:31 AM

Lion: My Intentions Were Sincere and True

Moshe Lion, who ran for mayor Jerusalem and lost, thanked MK Lieberman for his support.Elad Benari, 10/23/2013, 4:43 AM

Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Despite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.Elad Benari and Adam Ross, 10/23/2013, 4:08 AM

Photo Essay: Municipal Elections in Jerusalem

Unity amid pressure as Jerusalem votes.Ben Bresky, 10/23/2013, 2:13 AM

Barkat Camp: Deri and Lieberman Counting On a Low Turnout

Nir Barkat's camp says it is worried that a low election turnout could gift Moshe Lion victory.Adam Ross, 10/22/2013, 8:42 PM

Elkin: 'High House Prices Will Turn Jerusalem Into Arab City'

At a meeting to promote Moshe Lion's candidacy for city elections, Elkin says house prices are forcing Jews to leave the capital.Adam Ross, 10/21/2013, 10:49 AM

Degel Hatorah Tells Voters: 'Support Moshe Lion'

"Lithuanian" Ashkenazic hareidi party joins Shas in endorsing Lion, saying he is "closer to religion" than rival Nir Barkat.Adam Ross, 10/17/2013, 3:06 PM

Moshe Lion Calls to Put Jerusalem's Residents First

Born to a working-class Sephardic-Yemenite family, mayoral candidate wants more money for education, less pricey photo ops.Ben Bresky, 10/17/2013, 11:51 AM

Likud Man says 'Party Has Not Endorsed Moshe Lion'

Member of Likud's Jerusalem branch says he thinks all of the party's supporters will vote for current Mayor Nir Barkat.Adam Ross, 10/17/2013, 11:29 AM

Mayor Nir Barkat's Ambitious Vision for Jerusalem's Future

Nir Barkat tells of his vivid memories packing sandbags just before the Six Day War; says that experience built his vision for the future.Ben Bresky and Ari Soffer, 10/14/2013, 10:18 AM

Jerusalem Votes: Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to Lion

With the absence of a hassidic candidate, communities told to vote in line with the advice of local rabbis.Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 9:28 AM

Lieberman: Barkat 'Racist and Arrogant'

Yisrael Beytenu chief unleashes atypically emotional Facebook tirade against Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2013, 8:50 PM

Barkat Pledges to Strengthen Religious-Zionist Schools in J'lem

Opening new elementary school, Jerusalem Mayor says if reelected he will build more religious Zionist schools in the capital.Adam Ross, 10/8/2013, 11:10 PM

MK Feiglin Backs Moshe Lion in Jerusalem

Deputy Knesset Speaker joins long list of Likud politicians who endorsed challenger to Barkat.Gil Ronen, 10/7/2013, 10:53 AM

Candidate Arieh King Wants More Jews to Move to E. Jersualem

"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

Jerusalem Mayoral 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

Jerusalem: American Philanthropist Supports Aryeh King's List

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