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'Bring Father and Mother to Jerusalem paperwork again'

'Bring Father and Mother to Jerusalem paperwork again'

Dozens demonstrate in front of mayor's home calling for change in terms 'Parent 1' and 'Parent 2' in municipal forms.Hezki Baruch, 08/02/2021 22:51
Jerusalem to vaccinate hotel workers in preparation for renewed tourism

Jerusalem to vaccinate hotel workers in preparation for renewed tourism

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon orders vaccination campaign to be extended to hotel workers in anticipation of post-pandemic tourism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 22:34
Watch: Viral dance featuring J’lem mayor, Holocaust survivors

Watch: Viral dance featuring J’lem mayor, Holocaust survivors

A song that topped music charts last year has finally made its way to its 'intended destination.'ILTV, 12/12/2020 21:25
'The situation isn't nearly as bad as they're making it appear' says Jerusalem Mayor Leon

'The situation isn't nearly as bad as they're making it appear' says Jerusalem Mayor Leon

"We're finally beginning to deal with the real problems in east Jerusalem and the numbers are starting to decline."103 FM, 06/09/2020 23:37
'50% of coronavirus patients in the city are from east Jerusalem'

'50% of coronavirus patients in the city are from east Jerusalem'

As debate over coronavirus restrictions continues, Jerusalem mayor says mass Muslim gatherings on Temple Mount increasing infection rate.Hezki Baruch, 12/08/2020 12:57
Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of haredim protest closures imposed by city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2020 22:52
Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into coronavirus incubators

Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into coronavirus incubators

Jerusalem Mayor warns Health Ministry measures to combat coronavirus in haredi neighborhoods may only worsen situation.Mordechai Sones, 09/07/2020 12:16
Jerusalem mayor opposes closing off haredi neighborhoods

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2020 00:03
Jerusalem mayor sends condolences to European and US leaders

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2020 11:37
5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

PM together with Jerusalem Mayor and Minister Yariv Levin announce construction of 3,000 housing Units in Givat Hamatos, 2,200 in Har Homa.Mordechai Sones, 20/02/2020 14:36
Moshe Lion: 'Jerusalem must always be a place that unites the Jewish people'

Moshe Lion: 'Jerusalem must always be a place that unites the Jewish people'

Mayor of Jerusalem tells US Jewish Leaders: 'Do not let Jerusalem divide us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2020 11:26
Fourth suspect arrested for elder abuse in Mahane Yehuda market

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, 26/12/2019 09:01
Jerusalem Mayor: Great privilege to commemorate Irving Moskowitz

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, 02/12/2019 15:27
Shaked meets Liberman, Jerusalem mayor

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, 13/11/2019 22:24
European athletics championships to age 18 coming to Jerusalem

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, 13/11/2019 02:09
Youth moves and - receives his old street sign

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, 02/05/2019 21:15
'We'll build a great deal in Jerusalem - without restrictions'

'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, 19/04/2019 09:53
'Notre-Dame of Jerusalem' lit up in solidarity with Paris

'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, 18/04/2019 23:03
J'lem mayor meets with US amb. over cooperative efforts

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, 10/04/2019 15:30
'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'Beautiful Qirya' project launched in Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2019 21:33
'It felt like murder - or something even worse'

'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, 29/01/2019 11:45
Jerusalem prepares for snow: Classes to end early

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, 15/01/2019 15:23
Jerusalem Mayor: I saw 3,000 years of Jewish history

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, 30/12/2018 20:32
Jerusalem's new mayor sworn into office

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, 04/12/2018 14:29
Jerusalem's leaders light Hanukkah candles together

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, 03/12/2018 19:09
Jerusalem mayor to meet with rival's haredi backers

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, 22/11/2018 18:51
Berkovitch says Leon's support 'a result of backroom deals'

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, 08/11/2018 16:07
Liberman lobbying top politicos to support Moshe Leon

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, 03/11/2018 20:05
Leon says he doesn't need Jewish Home's support in Jerusalem

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, 02/11/2018 14:44
Will Jewish Home endorse Ofer Berkovitch?

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, 02/11/2018 07:47
Who will Netanyahu support in Jerusalem mayoral race?

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, 01/11/2018 17:04
Regev supports Leon in second round

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, 01/11/2018 12:09
Berkovitch plans alliance with haredi faction

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, 31/10/2018 11:07
'Process of welcome, absorption, living life should be easier'

'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, 29/10/2018 16:17
Thousands at haredi support rally for Moshe Leon

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, 26/10/2018 14:26
Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

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, 11/10/2018 15:56
Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

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, 23/08/2018 17:32
Police closes investigation of Jerusalem mayoral candidate Leon

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, 06/08/2018 16:48
'Keeping Jews in the House of Seven'

'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, 05/07/2018 17:35
Leon says J'lem tourist attraction should be open on Shabbat

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, 10/05/2018 16:00
Moshe Lion to run for mayor of Jerusalem

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, 25/03/2018 16:28
Deri being investigated over rezoning land. Who benefited?

Deri being investigated over rezoning land. Who benefited?

Police investigating Aryeh Deri over decision to rezone Telz Stone land.Tzvi Lev, 17/09/2017 10:07
These lights are a testament to "the Eternal City"

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, 25/12/2016 23:00
Push to Reroute J'lem Light Rail Due to Violence

Push to Reroute J'lem 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, 03/11/2014 23:03
Jerusalem Passes Landmark Arab Building Project

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, 18/09/2014 22:21
Call to Cut Jerusalem Arab Housing Plan

Call to Cut Jerusalem Arab Housing Plan

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, 10/09/2014 11:45
Whither Jerusalem: Left or Right?

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, 21/10/2013 11:57
Moshe Lion: 'Put Jerusalem's Residents First'

Moshe Lion: '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, 17/10/2013 11:51
Exclusive Interview with Jerusalem's Mayor

Exclusive Interview with Jerusalem's Mayor

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, 14/10/2013 10:18
MK Feiglin Backs Moshe Lion in Jerusalem

MK Feiglin Backs Moshe Lion in Jerusalem

Deputy Knesset Speaker joins long list of Likud politicians who endorsed challenger to Barkat.Gil Ronen, 07/10/2013 10:53
Candidate: Investing in E. Jerusalem Good for Jews

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, 06/10/2013 03:17
J'lem Mayor Candidates to Address English Speakers

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, 27/09/2013 12:29
Second Night of Torah Celebrations Across Israel

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, 26/09/2013 21:21
Poll: Barkat well ahead in Mayoral Race

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, 09/09/2013 15:14