Jerusalem elections

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Moshe Lion receives gravel and key to Jerusalem, 2018.

Jerusalem's new mayor Lion vows to succeed King David

Jerusalem welcomed its new mayor with open arms at Safra Square on Tuesday.

Rabbi Meir Porush picks his ballot for the mayoral election in Jerusalem, 2008

Agudat Yisrael MK opens wounds with biting criticism of Degel, Shas

Arye Deri calls for ‘unreserved apology’ and insists political alliance will not happen.

Moshe Lion wins

The day after: Jerusalem's new mayor draws up a plan of action

Moshe Lion has less than a week to get ready for the next five years of his life.

Ofer Berkovitch votes during the second mayoral elections.

Despite losing elections, cause for celebration for Berkovitch supporters

Berkovitch supporters' excitement and enthusiasm stemmed from the realization that in their loss there was a great victory.

Moshe Lion wins

The day after

Jerusalem's elections are over.

Moshe Lion

How outsider candidate Moshe Lion won Jerusalem

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.

Jerusalem Post News

This week in 60 seconds

Got a minute? Here's the week in review.


Flight – and fight – of the flyers in Israel's municipal elections

‘Everything is in the merit of a small slip.’

DEGEL HATORAH and Agudat Yisrael councils

Final agreements, deals and political spin won Jerusalem mayoral election

One key activity is bargaining over the most powerful committees – finance, and planning and construction – the trophies each candidate can offer for support.

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