A challenger is born
August 22, 2013 12:57
The former chairman of the Jerusalem Development Authority says he is familiar with the needs of the city. After five years of working side-by-side with the current mayor, Moshe Lion now wants to step into his shoes.
(photo credit:Marc Israel Sellem)
About two months ago, Moshe Lion suddenly appeared on the scene as a candidate for the position of mayor of Jerusalem. His candidacy immediately affected the campaign, which then was somewhat sleepy, with Mayor Nir Barkat as the sole candidate.Lion, a man who generally wears a smile on his face, is no stranger to the city. Having served as chairman of the Jerusalem Development Authority until his resignation in July, he is familiar with the needs of the city.