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NYC mayor pledges support for Israel

Mayor Eric Adams told Jerusalem mayor Moshe Lion that New York is 'ready to help for any request'.

NYC mayor pledges support for Israel

Top rabbi to Jerusalem councilman: 'We love you'

Jonathan Pollard: 'Arie King and his party have my support in the upcoming elections - King was the first to help me settle in Israel.'

Top rabbi to Jerusalem councilman: 'We love you'

ADL calls on Jerusalem Mayor to condemn anti-Christian attacks

ADL Israel branch CEO Carole Nuriel asked Mayor Moshe Lion to condemn attacks on Christians in the city by a small group of Jews.

ADL calls on Jerusalem Mayor to condemn anti-Christian attacks

Teen to be charged with firebomb attack in Jerusalem

The suspect threw a firebomb at Rabbi Dov Lior's house, while both the Rabbi and the mayor of Jerusalem were inside.

Teen to be charged with firebomb attack in Jerusalem

Firebomb thrown at rabbi's home while Jerusalem Mayor visits

Firebomb thrown at the home of Rabbi Dov Lior in the Beit Orot neighborhood of Jerusalem as Mayor Moshe Lion visits.

Firebomb thrown at rabbi's home while Jerusalem Mayor visits

Jerusalem grants JCT excavation permit for new women's campus

Jerusalem College of Technology’s new $120 million Tal Campus will increase opportunities for religious women.

Jerusalem grants JCT excavation permit for new women's campus

'School's secret to success is its balance of holy and secular'

Jerusalem Mayor Lion congratulates graduates of JCT Mechina: 'High quality academics without abandoning the spirit of the Beit Midrash.'

'School's secret to success is its balance of holy and secular'

'The words of the prophets are happening'

Moshe Lion, mayor of Jerusalem, tells the Jerusalem Conference in NYC about the city's phenomenal success.

'The words of the prophets are happening'

Mayor Lion announces mRNA vaccine center

Israeli govt signs agreement with BioNTech to build R&D center for mRNA-based vaccines in Jerusalem.

Mayor Lion announces mRNA vaccine center

Jerusalem mayor rejects plan for operation in eastern Jerusalem

Mayor Moshe Lion says that while he thinks you need to sanction a lone wolf's family, collective punishment makes the situation worse.

Jerusalem mayor rejects plan for operation in eastern Jerusalem

'The attack was the direct result of wild incitement'

Mayor Moshe Lion holds situation assessment following murderous attack in Neve Yaakov neighborhood.

'The attack was the direct result of wild incitement'

Jerusalem mayor praises city as world-class high tech hub

Mayor Moshe Lion tells NYC tech conference that Jerusalem has become a leader in innovative tech and modern infrastructure.

Jerusalem mayor praises city as world-class high tech hub

'We have opportunity to build trust, cooperation in Jerusalem'

Jerusalem mayor addresses Jerusalem Post Conference in New York.

'We have opportunity to build trust, cooperation in Jerusalem'

JCT breaks ground on trailblazing new women’s campus

New Tal Campus will expand opportunities, empower women to pursue higher education & attain employment in top fields.

JCT breaks ground on trailblazing new women’s campus

'We marched from Auschwitz to Jerusalem'

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion addresses March of the Living at Auschwitz, recalls the members of his family who were murdered by the Nazis.

'We marched from Auschwitz to Jerusalem'

J'lem Mayor describes dramatic encounter with Rabbi Kanievsky

"When he ordered schools to close during the COVID epidemic, they all closed. The impact of his decisions was immense."

J'lem Mayor describes dramatic encounter with Rabbi Kanievsky

Historic agreement to build visitor center on Mount of Olives

After activity by International Committee for Har Hazeitim, historic agreement signed to establish visitor center on Mount of Olives.

Historic agreement to build visitor center on Mount of Olives

Inspirational event to honor Esther Pollard's memory

Jonathan Pollard: 'Esther took me to Meah She'arim and Tel Aviv, and said, 'They are not like you but they are all your brothers.''

Inspirational event to honor Esther Pollard's memory

Jerusalem mayor signs permit for largest synagogue in the world

Ger synagogue covers 377,000 square feet and was built to the highest standards of safety and beauty.

Jerusalem mayor signs permit for largest synagogue in the world

Second Temple era burial caves totally neglected

Multiple historical sites in Jerusalem targeted by vandals, used by drug addicts, raided by antiquities thieves.

Second Temple era burial caves totally neglected

'Jerusalem is in a tremendous construction boom'

Jerusalem Mayor attends Jerusalem Conference, discusses plans to bring young people to Jerusalem and provide them with employment.

'Jerusalem is in a tremendous construction boom'

Pollard presented with certificate of appreciation

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion presents Pollard with certificate of appreciation at Mercaz HaRav yeshiva.

Pollard presented with certificate of appreciation

'We have invested quite a bit in eastern Jerusalem'

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion to Arutz Sheva: Jerusalem will soon be much greener and more pleasant to live in.

'We have invested quite a bit in eastern Jerusalem'

Jerusalem opens emergency headquarters for victims of disaster

Jerusalem mayor orders social services to open headquarters to aid families of those killed, injured, in Meron tragedy.

Jerusalem opens emergency headquarters for victims of disaster

Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Mayor Moshe Lion instructs Jerusalem municipality to continue to do everything in its power to restore order to the city.

Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Moroccan flags on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion: I hope that when the coronavirus crisis is over, we will see tourists from Morocco coming to visit Jerusalem.

Moroccan flags on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor lights candles at 'Little Western Wall'

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion lights Hanukkah candles at the “Little Western Wall”, located in the revitalized Jewish Quarter of the Old City.

Jerusalem Mayor lights candles at 'Little Western Wall'

Special interview with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion

"This year won't be like other years, but every synagogue has a solution in place."

Special interview with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion

'Nightly curfews won't stop the virus'

Mayor of Jlem opposes implementation of nightly closures in the city's western neighborhoods, supports curfew in eastern Jerusalem.

'Nightly curfews won't stop the virus'

'Parents are rightfully concerned about school year'

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion says 98% of students arrived at school, parents are 'rightfully concerned.'

'Parents are rightfully concerned about school year'

PA blasts building plan for eastern Jerusalem

PA "foreign ministry" blasts Jerusalem municipality's plan to establish an employment complex in Issawiya.

PA blasts building plan for eastern Jerusalem

Jerusalem mayor opposes closing off haredi neighborhoods

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion opposes plan to close off neighborhoods. 'Families with many children can't isolate those with coronavirus.'

Jerusalem mayor opposes closing off haredi neighborhoods

Jerusalem mayor sends condolences to European and US leaders

Mayor Lion: 'Improving cooperation in the field of medical technology especially, is of great importance to our ability to fight Corona.'

Jerusalem mayor sends condolences to European and US leaders

Jerusalem: 'Coronavirus hotels' for families with many children

The hotels will provide help to families who find it difficult to comply with the isolation provisions in their homes.

Jerusalem: 'Coronavirus hotels' for families with many children

'One of the happiest days of my life'

Moshe Lion discusses Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's announcement on the construction in Givat Hamatos and Homat Shmuel.

'One of the happiest days of my life'

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

Mayor of Jerusalem tells US Jewish Leaders: 'Do not let Jerusalem divide us.'

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

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.

Jerusalem Mayor asks leaders to relocate their embassies

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.'

AG: Jerusalem overstepped bounds by removing pro-family ads

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.

Watch: Jerusalem mayor's duet with Yosef Chaim Shwekey

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.

Education Ministry schools to replace those of UNRWA

Jerusalem residents to be eligible for an hour of free parking

Jerusalem residents to receive free hour of parking plus additional discount, mayor says.

Jerusalem residents to be eligible for an hour of free parking

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.

Permanent US embassy in Jerusalem green-lit

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.

2,000 Har Nof residents sign petition against name change

'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.

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

'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.

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

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?'

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

'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.'

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

'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.

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

'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.'

'It felt like murder - or something even worse'

Jerusalem Mayor's solemn promises

A new wind is blowing through Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Mayor's solemn promises

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.

Jerusalem: The city that should be above all politics

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.

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

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.

Jerusalem's new mayor sworn into office

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.

Loser of Jerusalem mayoral election analyzes the loss

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.

Jerusalem mayor-elect: No grudge against opponent

Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor endorses Moshe Lion in runoff to be held on Tuesday.

Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

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.

Berkovitch plans alliance with haredi faction

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.'

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

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.'

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

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.

Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes