Slogans, accusations — and positioning

Avi Salman, a businessman and former legal adviser in the inner circle of exiting Mayor Nir Barkat, was the first to launch his campaign.

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August 15, 2018 18:00
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A sign on a Jerusalem bus proclaims, ‘The Likud is strength.’ Party candidate Ze’ev Elkin’s appeal i

A sign on a Jerusalem bus proclaims, ‘The Likud is strength.’ Party candidate Ze’ev Elkin’s appeal in the eyes of haredim is his pledge to build as much housing as possible. . (photo credit: ERICA SCHACHNE)

 
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‘Jerusalem Needs a Bulldozer.” “Rescuing Jerusalem.” “Jerusalem Strong and Powerful.” “Wake up Jerusalem.” “I Am Jerusalem.”

These are just some of the slogans issued so far by the nine candidates for mayor as we approach election D-Day. Not surprisingly, accusations and counter accusations have also begun to appear, adding, sadly, an amount of ugliness to the campaign.

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