In blow to challenger, hassidic groups decline to endorse J’lem mayoral candidate

22.10.2013                      18.Cheschwan.5774                      heute Kommunalwahlen

Kommunalwahl in Jerusalem:

In blow to challenger, hassidic groups decline to endorse J'lem mayoral candidate

Moshe Lion hoped for hassidic support in race against Barkat.

The grand rabbi of the Gur hassidic dynasty decided on Monday that he would not be endorsing any candidate for mayor of Jerusalem, a decision which, although expected, will come as a blow to Likud Beytenu candidate Moshe Lion….