"If a nation does not respect its past, its present is poor, and its future is shrouded in fog."
"There is no greater privilege than making residents happy," said Lion. "I urge everyone to go out and spread good all over the city."
Trees improve air quality by filtering harmful dust and pollutants such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide from the air.
The fairs will be inclusive in nature, meaning that anyone interested in erecting a stall or instructing a workshop will be able to do so.
The famous square, officially called France Square since 1959, will host an artistic new fountain and a new bed of flowers to be completed in the next nine months.
The library will include thousands of titles available to read and borrow, as well as internet and multimedia access for residents of Jerusalem.
East Jerusalem is home to some 100,000 young adults between the ages of 18-35.
15 new public restrooms are coming to Jerusalem
Miri Mesika will kick off the reopening of culture events with a performance containing music from her new album, "Ocean".
Movers and shakers in Israeli society