Fourth suspect arrested for elder abuse in Mahane Yehuda market

Police seek to extend remand of suspect who abused booth owner in Mahane Yehuda market. Also suspected of racially motivated offenses.Mordechai Sones, 12/26/2019, 9:01 AM

Jerusalem Mayor: Great privilege to commemorate Irving Moskowitz

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon visits Florida home of Cherna Moskowitz, widow of philanthropist Dr. Irving Moskowitz who helped build Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 3:27 PM

Shaked meets Liberman, Jerusalem mayor

New Right leader seeks to reconcile Yisrael Beytenu party with the haredi parties for formation of right-wing gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 10:24 PM

European athletics championships to age 18 coming to Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor: 'After months of effort, I am delighted we will host European Championship. Look forward to great sporting celebration.'Orli Harari, 11/13/2019, 2:09 AM

Youth moves and - receives his old street sign

10th grader asks Jerusalem mayor Moshe Leon if he can keep the Vilna Gaon Street sign from his old street with the name of the Vilna Gaon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 9:15 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

'Notre-Dame of Jerusalem' lit up in solidarity with Paris

19th-century Vatican structure lit up with colors of French flag as Jerusalem shows its solidarity with Paris after Notre-Dame fire.Gary Willig, 4/18/2019, 11:03 PM

J'lem mayor meets with US amb. over cooperative efforts

Mayor Moshe Leon meets with Amb. David Friedman. 'To do all that is necessary so that the work of the embassy is optimal.'Eliran Aharon, 4/10/2019, 3:30 PM

'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'Beautiful Qirya' project launched in Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 9:33 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 prepares for snow: Classes to end early

Jerusalem mayor orders schools to close at 3 PM on Wednesday in face of possible snowstorm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 3:23 PM

Jerusalem Mayor: I saw 3,000 years of Jewish history

Mayor Moshe Leon visits City of David, walks on paved stones visitors to the Holy Temple walked on thousands of years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 8:32 PM

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

Jerusalem's leaders light Hanukkah candles together

Mayor Nir Barkat and incoming Mayor Moshe Leon light candles for second night of Hanukkah at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 7:09 PM

Jerusalem mayor to meet with rival's haredi backers

Following electoral victory, Moshe Leon attempts to make peace with Agudat Yisrael faction, which had opposed him during elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 6:51 PM

Berkovitch says Leon's support 'a result of backroom deals'

Ahead of runoff in Jerusalem mayoral race, Ofer Berkovitch accuses Moshe Leon of cooking up backroom deals, predicts victory.Tzvi Lev, 11/8/2018, 4:07 PM

Liberman lobbying top politicos to support Moshe Leon

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, a key Leon backer, lobbies senior haredi politicos to support Leon in Jerusalem runoff.Tzvi Lev, 11/3/2018, 8:05 PM

Leon says he doesn't need Jewish Home's support in Jerusalem

Responding to reports that Jewish Home will support rival Ofer Berkovich, Moshe Leon says his 'only deal is with Jerusalem residents'.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 2:44 PM

Will Jewish Home endorse Ofer Berkovitch?

Reports say J'lem's Jewish Home branch negotiating with mayoral candidate seen by many as left-wing regarding endorsement.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 7:47 AM

Who will Netanyahu support in Jerusalem mayoral race?

After Netanyahu-supported candidate Elkin loses first round, speculation grows over who the premier will endorse in upcoming runoff.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 5:04 PM

Regev supports Leon in second round

'Jerusalemites voted for Moshe Leon. I have no doubt he'll preserve Jerusalem's interests as the united capital of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 12:09 PM

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

'Process of welcome, absorption, living life should be easier'

Jerusalem Mayor candidate Moshe Leon: 'New immigrants important, unique, crucial growth engine for city; we should treat them accordingly.'Mordechai Sones, 10/29/2018, 4:17 PM

Thousands at haredi support rally for Moshe Leon

Shas and Degel Hatorah parties throw huge rally calling on haredi community to vote for Jerusalem mayoral candidate Moshe Leon.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 2:26 PM

Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

At the Jerusalem 5800 conference, mayoral candidates reveal their visions for the capital in the next 20 yearsYoni Kempinski, 10/11/2018, 3:56 PM

Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

Amsalem says in radio interview that Elkin is 'not a real Likudnik' for running in Jerusalem mayoral race on an independent ticket.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 5:32 PM

Police closes investigation of Jerusalem mayoral candidate Leon

The investigating units believe that nothing has been found against Moshe Leon showing a criminal offense and tax offenses," police said.Jonathan Benedek, 8/6/2018, 4:48 PM

'Keeping Jews in the House of Seven'

Jerusalem Mayoral candidate visits Jewish home in largely Arab neighborhood of Beit Hanina, vows to help residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2018, 5:35 PM

Leon says J'lem tourist attraction should be open on Shabbat

Jerusalem mayoral candidate courting the haredi vote says popular promenade should not be shuttered on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 5/10/2018, 4:00 PM

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

Deri being investigated over rezoning land. Who benefited?

Police investigating Aryeh Deri over decision to rezone Telz Stone land.Tzvi Lev, 9/17/2017, 10:07 AM

These lights are a testament to "the Eternal City"

Rabbi Ben-Dahan at candle-lighting in Hurva synagogue: “Regardless of the nations, the Land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel.”Ido Ben Porat, 12/25/2016, 11:00 PM

Push to Reroute Jerusalem Light Rail Due to Violence

Former mayoral candidate furious after proposal to reroute rail stricken from agenda, says 90K people should have access to transport.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 11:03 PM

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

Call to Cut Jerusalem Arab Housing Plan that 'Rewards Criminals'

Former mayoral candidate Moshe Leon demands re-debate on plan threatening demographic balance and giving 'prize' to illegal Arab building.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/10/2014, 11:45 AM

Whither Jerusalem: Left or Right?

Moshe Lion, mayoral candidate running against incumbent Nir Barkat, claims a clear difference in the two men's stance on a united Jerusalem. Moshe Lion, 10/21/2013, 11:57 AM

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

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

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

Second Night of Torah Celebrations Across Israel

A customary night of dancing in circles around Torah scrolls is set to take place throughout Israel tonight.Adam Ross, 9/26/2013, 9:21 PM

Poll: Barkat well ahead in Mayoral Race

A survey conducted by the newspaper Maariv has placed current Mayor Nir Barkat significantly ahead of his main challenger Moshe Leon.Adam Ross, 9/9/2013, 3:14 PM