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'Sovereignty in Jerusalem belongs only to the Jewish people'

Israeli politicians react to shooting attack near the Western Wall.

'Sovereignty in Jerusalem belongs only to the Jewish people'

Supreme Court rejects petitions against Jerusalem cable car

Project to alleviate transportation problems in Jerusalem's Old City, ease access to the Western Wall to go ahead after court decision.

Supreme Court rejects petitions against Jerusalem cable car

Jerusalem mayor delivers Purim gifts to new immigrants

Mayor Moshe Leon, NBN co-founder Rabbi Yehoshua Fass to a 3-generation family of new immigrants to Israel.

Jerusalem mayor delivers Purim gifts to new immigrants

Jerusalem mayor Moshe Leon receives fourth COVID vaccine dose

Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Leon, receives second COVID booster shot at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in the capital.

Jerusalem mayor Moshe Leon receives 4th COVID vaccine shot

The new and improved Sacher Park in Jerusalem

Mayor Moshe Leon and the Jerusalem municipality have made great changes to Sacher Park, upgrading the infrastructure.

The new and improved Sacher Parkplayer

Jerusalem Mayor: Unprecedented incitement by PA, Hamas

Moshe Leon says Hamas and PA inciting riots over Sheikh Jarrah property dispute.

Jerusalem Mayor: Unprecedented incitement by PA, Hamas

Jerusalem Mayor condemns Lehava demonstration

Mayor Moshe Leon says right-wing demonstration last week prevented situation in capital from calming down after weeks of violence.

Jerusalem Mayor condemns Lehava demonstration

Jerusalem Mayor: Residents are happy with snow, we were prepared

Mayor Moshe Leon speaks with Arutz Sheva about the capital's preparations for a rare snow storm, says nearing end of COVID crisis.

Jerusalem Mayor: We were prepared for snowstorm

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.

Jerusalem to vaccinate hotel workers

'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.

'Bring Father and Mother to Jerusalem paperwork again'player

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.'

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

'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."

'The situation isn't nearly as bad as they're making it appear'

'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.

'Most coronavirus cases in the city are from east Jerusalem'

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of haredim protest closures imposed by city.

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalemplayer

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.

Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into incubators

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

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.

5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbsplayer

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.'

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

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.

Fourth suspect arrested for elder abuse in Mahane Yehuda marketplayer

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.

Jerusalem Mayor: Great privilege to commemorate Irving Moskowitz

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.

Shaked meets Liberman, Jerusalem mayor

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.'

European athletics championships to age 18 coming to Jerusalem

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.

Youth moves and - receives his old street sign

'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'

'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.

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

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.'

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

'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'Beautiful Qirya' project launched in Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.

'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'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'player

Jerusalem prepares for snow: Classes to end early

Jerusalem mayor orders schools to close at 3 PM on Wednesday in face of possible snowstorm.

Jerusalem prepares for snow: Classes to end early

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.

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

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

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.

Jerusalem's leaders light Hanukkah candles together

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.

Jerusalem mayor to meet with rival's haredi backers

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.

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

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.

Liberman lobbying top politicos to support Moshe Leon

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'.

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

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.

Will Jewish Home endorse Ofer Berkovitch?

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.

Who will Netanyahu support in Jerusalem mayoral race?

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.'

Regev supports Leon in second round