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MAYOR MOSHE LION (center) and MK Ze’ev Elkin (second from left) cut the ribbon at the opening of a r
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This week in Jerusalem; A round-up of city affairs

What has been going on in Israel's capital this week.

Moshe Lion: I've received Emirati offers to invest in East Jerusalem

"We have so much to offer, beyond just the Temple Mount," Moshe Lion added.

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End of an era: Jerusalem to remove all remaining public phones

"The removal of public telephones is another part of the plan to improve the city's surface. Unmaintained telephones have become a nuisance that has no real need," said Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion.

Jerusalem's King David Street to get a 'facelift'

Upgrading the street began on August 2, and will continue for around 10 months.

StreetBall postponed, Jerusalem march cancelled due to coronavirus

Despite the city's best efforts to hold the events as planned, they are unable to do so since both events are not permissible under Health Ministry's new guidelines for combatting the coronavirus.

Jerusalem puts hearts in Gan Haatzmaut park to promote social distancing

Given the initial success, the municipality is planning to include Gan Sacker as well as other large parks in the city.

A view of the Har Nof neighborhood, Jerusalem
Har Nof to keep its name after battle between municipality and residents

Lion had ordered the name changed to Neot Yosef, after former Sephardi chief rabbi and Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion inaugurates new road in Talpiot

The project is expected to significantly improve traffic flow, provide solutions to parking problems and generally facilitate commuting in and out of the area.

Why are so many government bodies still located outside of Jerusalem?

Today, five years after the due date, many such bodies remain outside of the capital. Moreover, the Strategic Affairs Ministry just moved to Tel Aviv a few days ago.

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