web analytics
March 27, 2015 / 7 Nisan, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Jerusalem’s Arabs Support Arieh King

The pro-Israel activist is courting the Arab vote for a Jerusalem city council seat - and he may get it.
Aryeh King (l) talking with a local Arab resident in Jerusalem, in 2009

Aryeh King (l) talking with a local Arab resident in Jerusalem, in 2009

Even as the Channel 2 Television Authority refused to run Arieh King’s political commercial, in which he stated he wants to block Jerusalem’s “moazins” from blasting prayers over the loudspeakers at all hours, King ran a parlor meeting in the home of Awaida Yunis in the neighborhood of Wadi Kadum in Jerusalem, according to a report in Makor Rishon.

King, a well known pro-Israel activist, is running for Jerusalem city council in the upcoming elections, representing Jerusalem’s ¬†periphery neighborhoods, including the one he lives in.

But while other candidates for mayor and city council have been meeting with various rabbis, King has been busy meeting the Muchtars (clan leaders) of the various Arab neighborhoods.

Yunis who hosted the parlor meeting said that while he doesn’t support all of King’s political agendas, this election is about services, and he want eastern Jerusalem to receive the same quality of services that the west side of town receives.

Yunis said that his neighborhood of 1500 Arabs will all go out to vote for King, whom they believe will work to clean up their neighborhoods, and improve municipal services.

King said that most of the Jerusalem’s Arabs want to remain under Israeli sovreignity, and that his party “United Jerusalem” will fight to make sure it stays that way.

King added that he has been working for years with his Arab neighbors to improve the cleanliness of the streets and increase local security.

King promised his listeners that he will work to build more parks and schools in the Arab neighborhoods.

About the Author: Reports news at JewishPress.com.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

11 Responses to “Jerusalem’s Arabs Support Arieh King”

  1. R_Sauders says:

    TeachESL so by your “logic”, Ahmadinejad isn’t anti-Semitic cuz Neturei Karta supports him? That’s as silly as saying King isn’t racist.

  2. TeachESL says:

    R_Sauders He uses the #NK 4 his own nefarious purposes. Do U know why #NK is against Zionism?

  3. TeachESL says:

    R_Sauders HaAretz is an extreme leftist n’paper.

  4. Yechiel Baum says:

    MUZIINS ARE OBSOLETE. LET THEM USE ALARM CLOCKS LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE AND NOT DISTURB THE NEIGHBORS.

  5. Good for him! There are many Israeli Arabs who prefer to see an Israeli State. They are usually too scared to voice it.

  6. Good for him! There are many Israeli Arabs who prefer to see an Israeli State. They are usually too scared to voice it.

  7. If Abbas and his terrorists could be removed or repatriated I am certain Israeli Arabs would rather owe their allegiance to Israel. Israel is a democracy with a functioning economy, respect within International Banking, a fully trained and properly run defense Services, good health services and Drs both Arab Israeli and Israeli, a functioning law system, infrastructure etc etc. What on earth is Abbas and his cronies offering?

  8. vivgolda says:

    If Abbas and his terrorists could be removed or repatriated I am certain
    Israeli Arabs would rather owe their allegiance to Israel. Israel is a
    democracy with a functioning economy, respect within International
    Banking, a fully trained and properly run defense Services, good health
    services and Drs both Arab Israeli and Israeli, a functioning law
    system, infrastructure etc etc. What on earth is Abbas and his cronies
    offering?

  9. Wahid Tahan says:

    They offer us nothing but lies and corruption.Israel must take the bold steps to bring peace and the rule of law to the major Arab citys in Judea Sumeria by annexing all of the heartland and deporting the crimminal's from Tunis.PA Arabs would rather be ruled by Israel any day.

  10. Wahid Tahan says:

    They offer us nothing but lies and corruption.Israel must take the bold steps to bring peace and the rule of law to the major Arab citys in Judea Sumeria by annexing all of the heartland and deporting the crimminal's from Tunis.PA Arabs would rather be ruled by Israel any day.

  11. Welcome Wahid, I don't live in Israel but if I were an Arab I'd rather live in Israel than under Sharia Law. My wife would be treated with respect my children have access to health and education. G-d Bless you <3

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu to Release Frozen Palestinian Authority Tax Revenue
Latest News Stories
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

The PA hasn’t changed anything on their end, so why did Netanyahu suddenly change his policy?

Netanyahu and Saudi King Salman.

Obama’s “two-state” phobia shows how much he and his experts do not understand the Middle East.

Rice

Kosher for Passover? Depends who you ask.

The main suspect confessed to passing on information to Syria through the Internet.

Has anyone asked Obama why Netanyahu should even think about agreeing to a Palestinian Authority country?

A U.S. Air Force F-15 warplane dropped approximately 60,000 leaflets over the Syrian city of Raqaa to discourage people from joining the Islamic State (ISIS), the Pentagon revealed Thursday. The “Military Information Support Operations,” propaganda campaign was carried out last week and was the first time the United States has used the tactic in Syria. […]

Israel reportedly wants to change the names to Hebrew, which would affront Muslim sensitivities.

The non-binding vote approves funds for imposing sanctions if Iran violates a deal.

Congress is ‘fed up’ with being left in the dark on the Iran negotiations

While there’s not much snow left, there are bike trails, hiking trails and extreme mountain sleds.

The White House says another foreign policy failure proves Obama is doing something right, but it not clear exactly what.

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday he supports Saudi Arabia’s attack on Iranian-backed Huthi rebels in Yemen Saudi Arabia has been joined by other oil-rich states, including Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and the Gulf States, all of whom said that “they “have decided to answer the call of President Hadi to protect Yemen and his […]

The former US envoy to the United Nations writes in the NY Times that bombing Iran is the only way to stop a nuclear arms race.

More Articles from Shalom Bear
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Ruby Rivlin

If there are no surprises, Netanyahu is expected to form a coalition, after some tough negotiations, with the Likud, Bayit Yehudi, Kulanu, Yisrael Beytenu, UTJ and Shas.

"Neither side shall initiate or take any step that will change the status of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip pending the outcome of the permanent status negotiations."

Israel can’t sign future agreements with the PA, when the US Administration gives the PA backup as they violate their obligations.

One wonders how many Prime Ministers Herzog envisions sitting in that one chair at the same time.

There’s no Iranian Fatwa against nuclear weapons, yet Obama keeps referencing it…

An Excited Herzog – “I Will Protect a United Netanyahu”

We could see the Likud or the Zionist Union ending up as junior partners in a future coalition.

Meretz doesn’t seem to understand the Arab sector whom they imagine to be their natural partners and allies.

Another ex-military chief openly joins the ranks of the left Рanother tired cliché.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/jerusalem-arabs-support-aryeh-king/2013/10/11/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: