The second city lockdown brought to the fore one of the touchiest issues of Lion’s tenure – his commitment to the haredi benches in his coalition.
Many small- and medium-sized businesses are linked to the tourism industry, which is nonexistent for now and for the foreseeable future.
Real-life dilemmas are dealt with by staff working at the Citizens’ Advice Bureau known as SHIL (Sherut Yeutz Laezrah) in Jerusalem and local Offices for the Exercise of Social Rights.
A public statement against the plan was published by 70 architects, archaeologists, historians and intellectuals – among them, four Israel Prize recipients.
The cable car project was proposed by the Jerusalem Development Authority on behalf of the Tourism Ministry.
Upgrading the street began on August 2, and will continue for around 10 months.