Berkovitch spoke to In Jerusalem via phone for this interview.
Members the Hitorerut Party, asked the city’s legal adviser to instruct Mayor Moshe Lion to announce that he has not issued an order to impede contacts between them and civil servants and officials.
Lion should understand that a mayor whose reputation is based on his respect and gentleness should avoid the types of words and behaviors that risk returning the atmosphere to the bad old days.
Here are the factions with their respective leaders and portfolios:
Berkovitch says he thinks the haredim put a lot of pressure on Moshe Lion.
Berkovitch, who will be Lion's opposition leader, said he would lead his Hitorerut party in a long struggle.
Berkovitch supporters' excitement and enthusiasm stemmed from the realization that in their loss there was a great victory.
Got a minute? Here's the week in review.
Worth some 9,000 votes in Jerusalem, Frankel’s ballot and that of his community could end up swaying the election – oddly enough for the secular, pluralist candidate Berkovitch.
“Jerusalem’s future is on the table,” Berkovitch told reporters on Tuesday after casting his vote.