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Jerusalem opens emergency headquarters for victims of Meron disaster

Jerusalem opens emergency headquarters for victims of Meron disaster

Jerusalem mayor orders social services to open headquarters to aid families of those killed, injured, in Meron tragedy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2021 09:18
Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Mayor Moshe Lion instructs Jerusalem municipality to continue to do everything in its power to restore order to the city.Hezki Baruch, 25/04/2021 05:20
Moroccan flags on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

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.Orli Harari, 24/12/2020 06:39
Jerusalem Mayor lights candles at 'Little Western Wall'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 04:05
Special interview with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion on the eve of Rosh Hashanah

Special interview with Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion on the eve of Rosh Hashanah

"This year won't be like other years, but every synagogue has a solution in place."Uzi Baruch, 18/09/2020 10:06
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion: Ineffective nightly patrols, coronavirus not letting up

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion: Ineffective nightly patrols, coronavirus not letting up

Mayor of Jlem opposes implementation of nightly closures in the city's western neighborhoods, supports curfew in eastern Jerusalem.Ido Ben Porat, 08/09/2020 14:41
Moshe Lion: 'Parents are rightfully concerned' over school year

Moshe Lion: 'Parents are rightfully concerned' over school year

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion says 98% of students arrived at school, parents are 'rightfully concerned.'Hezki Baruch, 01/09/2020 11:34
PA blasts building plan for eastern Jerusalem

PA blasts building plan for eastern Jerusalem

PA "foreign ministry" blasts Jerusalem municipality's plan to establish an employment complex in Issawiya.Dalit Halevi, 03/08/2020 05:31
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
Jerusalem to open 'coronavirus hotels' for families with many children

Jerusalem to open '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.Ben Ariel, 30/03/2020 03:28
Jerusalem Mayor to Arutz Sheva: One of the happiest days of my life

Jerusalem Mayor to Arutz Sheva: 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.Nitsan Keidar, 21/02/2020 04:37
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
Jerusalem Mayor asks leaders to relocate their embassies

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, 24/01/2020 05:37
AG Mandelblit: Jerusalem municipality overstepped bounds by removing pro-family ads

AG Mandelblit: Jerusalem municipality 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, 21/01/2020 12:21
Watch: Jerusalem mayor's duet with Yosef Chaim Shwekey

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, 01/01/2020 22:27
Education Ministry to open schools in Jerusalem's Arab areas, replacing those of UNRWA

Education Ministry to open schools in Jerusalem's Arab areas, replacing those of UNRWA

Jerusalem Mayor approves plan to construct educational campus serving city's Arab neighborhoods and offering alternative to UNRWA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 14:34
Jerusalem residents to be eligible for an hour of free parking

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, 18/12/2019 10:59
Permanent US embassy in Jerusalem green-lit

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, 10/12/2019 10:24
2,000 Har Nof residents sign petition against name change

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, 03/11/2019 21:14
'A leader, a doer, a lover of Israel and Jerusalem'

'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, 17/10/2019 13:22
'Everyone feels the revolution we're bringing to 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.Hezki Baruch, 26/09/2019 18:55
Jerusalem mayor: 'Sorry you feel hurt, we'll remove LGBT flags'

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, 05/06/2019 14:59
'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
'Our goal is to bring youth to Jerusalem,' says Mayor

'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, 11/02/2019 15:18
'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 Mayor's solemn promises

Jerusalem Mayor's solemn promises

A new wind is blowing through Jerusalem.Walter Bingham, 25/01/2019 16:34
Jerusalem: The city that should be above all politics

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, 07/12/2018 15:58
Watch: Hanukkah candle lighting with Lion at the Tomb of Samuel

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, 05/12/2018 03:40
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
Loser of Jerusalem mayoral election analyzes the loss

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, 19/11/2018 05:31
Jerusalem mayor-elect: No grudge against opponent

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, 15/11/2018 17:56
Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor endorses Moshe Lion in runoff to be held on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 08/11/2018 05:36
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
Defying Bennett, J-lem's Jewish Home branch endorses Moshe Lion

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, 18/10/2018 16:15
Elkin: J'lem needs 100K new apartments over next 20 years

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, 08/10/2018 14:56
Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

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, 26/07/2018 23:00
Jerusalem to get a haredi mayor?

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, 23/07/2018 11:47
Jerusalem: Religious, secular, support candidate Moshe Lion

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, 22/06/2018 11:00
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
'Jerusalem is being divided de facto'

'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, 16/05/2016 21:57
Call to Uphold Demolitions of Terrorist Homes

Call to Uphold Demolitions of 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, 21/04/2015 17:03
Moshe Lion Questioned in Corruption Scandal

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, 29/12/2014 01:15
Jerusalem Councilman: Terrorists Are Roaming Free

Jerusalem Councilman: 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, 23/10/2014 03:13
J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayor Candidate

J'lem Arabs Throw Rocks at Former Mayor Candidate

Councilman Moshe Lion tours near Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem, experiences firsthand the challenges of Jewish residents.Natanel Katz, Ari Yashar, 27/03/2014 09:59
Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second Snowstorm

Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second Snowstorm

Forecaster says no new snowstorm on the horizon. Jerusalem leaders clash over storm ‘mismanagement.’Maayana Miskin, 19/12/2013 11:02
Moshe Lion Detained by Airport Customs Officials

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, 05/11/2013 01:14
The Deal that Saved Barkat

The Deal that Saved Barkat

Barkat reportedly convinced hareidi candidate to stay in the race, drawing votes from Leon.Maayana Miskin, 24/10/2013 08:31
Lion: My Intentions Were Sincere and True

Lion: My Intentions Were Sincere and True

Moshe Lion, who ran for mayor Jerusalem and lost, thanked MK Lieberman for his support.Elad Benari, 23/10/2013 04:43
Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

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, 23/10/2013 04:08
Photo Essay: Municipal Elections in Jerusalem

Photo Essay: Municipal Elections in Jerusalem

Unity amid pressure as Jerusalem votes.Ben Bresky, 23/10/2013 02:13
Barkat Camp: Low Turnout Could Gift Lion Victory

Barkat Camp: Low Turnout Could Gift Lion Victory

Nir Barkat's camp says it is worried that a low election turnout could gift Moshe Lion victory.Adam Ross, 22/10/2013 20:42
Elkin: House Prices Turning Capital Into Arab City

Elkin: House Prices Turning Capital 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, 21/10/2013 10:49
Degel Hatorah Tells Voters: 'Support Moshe Lion'

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, 17/10/2013 15:06
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
Likud Man says 'Party Has Not Endorsed Moshe Lion'

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, 17/10/2013 11:29
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