Berkovitch supporters' excitement and enthusiasm stemmed from the realization that in their loss there was a great victory.
Moshe Lion has less than a week to get ready for the next five years of his life.
Jerusalem's elections are over.
Lion indeed owes his slim victory (at press time he led Ofer Berkovitch by just a few thousand votes) to the Degel Hatorah haredi stream, to Shas and to the hardal stream led by Arieh King.
This is how Jerusalem voted.
‘Everything is in the merit of a small slip.’
One key activity is bargaining over the most powerful committees – finance, and planning and construction – the trophies each candidate can offer for support.
Inside Jerusalem's mayoral race, as three candidates were elimated on election day and two— Ofer Berkovitch and Moshe Lion— moved on to a runoff.