web analytics
August 28, 2015 / 13 Elul, 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 eastern Jerusalem.

Aryeh King (l) talking with a local Arab resident in eastern Jerusalem.

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
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby. Aug. 27, 2015.
State Dept Spox: No Worries, Parchin has No Nuclear Dimensions
Latest News Stories
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby. Aug. 27, 2015.

A report by the entity responsible for ensuring the peaceful development of nuclear energy worldwide and the one upon which the world depends for monitoring Iran’s nuclear activity revealed that over the past few months Iran has been working on and adding to a building at its Parchin site. Parchin is an Iranian military complex located southeast of Tehran. It […]

.

Israeli artists build an ice wall at the Davidson Center, near the Kotel in Jerusalem. The wall was based on a piece by American artist Allan Kaprow who built something similar in Israel, in 1980, perpendicular to the Temple Mount. Photos by Yonatan Sindel / Flash90.

JDL Canada Protest

About 30 protesters from the Jewish Defense League on Wednesday evening stood at a picket line holding Israeli and Canadian flags outside billionaire Bernard (Barry) Sherman’s north Toronto home during his cocktail fundraiser for the Liberal party.

The bombed Khobar Towers

Mughassil, 48, is believed to be the leader of the Iran-supported Hezbollah Al-Hejaz group.

The Donald and the Cruz together against Iran on Sept. 9 at D.C. rally.

Iranian born Tennor Ramtin Ghazavi, a frequent performer at Italy’s La Scala, on Tuesday told San Jose Mercury News that the Islamic revolution that removed the Shah in 1979 “takes a dim view” of most musical forms, including opera.

For a state that goes out of its way to discriminate in favor of one group, Israel receives high grades in treatment of immigrants of all colors and creeds, beating out the UK, the US and Saudi Arabia.

If the administrative orders weren’t undemocratic enough, police raided a conference discussing those orders, arresting a number of the participants.

DM Ya’alon advises “zero tolerance” in dealing with violence against hareidi-religious IDF soldiers.

Maloney said that despite the administration’s diplomatic efforts, she could not support the Nuclear Iran Deal.

Rabbi Yehuda Glick has produced a new guidebook — ‘Arise and Ascend’ — to the Temple Mount.

Politicians always remember you when they need you, and no one remembers better than President Barack Obama.

Another Jewish property in Silwan valley, where the British expelled Yemenite Jews 77 years ago, once again is in Jewish hands.

Moshe Krausz died alone and almost forgotten despite his saving more Jews than Schindler and Kasztner combined.

Torah sages surrendered to the High Court’s ruling that a “Deputy Minister” cannot act as Minister.

190 military officers signed a letter to the Congressional leadership, warning against the Nuclear Iran Deal.

More Articles from Shalom Bear
Minister Danny Danon

Danon and Netanyahu haven’t always had the smoothest of relationships.

The Ulpana Hill neighborhood of the town of Beit El is in the middle of a political storm over Palestinian claims to the land and a draconian Supreme Court decision.

The Arab landowners said, if they had known the buyers were Jews, they never would have sold them the land.

The initial investigation indicates that Price Tag vandals have now graduated to murder.

This will allow the ministers to quit their Knesset positions and concentrate exclusively on their ministerial jobs.

Kerry told the Senators that parts of the inspection protocols are classified.

In case of mortar attack, Gaza border residents currently have between 3-5 seconds to look for cover.

Israel’s gun control laws are too restrictive where they should be more liberal, and too negligent, where they should be more restrictive.

The law allows government ministers to quit the Knesset and be replaced with new MKs who can concentrate on their legislative jobs.

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: