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Municipal Spokesman

  • Updated:
    27/07/2020 09:24

    Contact the municipal center at the touch of a button

    The Jerusalem Municipality 106 Hotline , recently launched an innovative service application for residents, as part of the development of the service through digital means. The new app allows you to send inquiries to the center using a very short procedure and in just a few seconds.

    In addition, the app identifies the location of the applicants and offers them the ability to submit inquiries at the click of a button on ten common topics, including – overflowing garbage bins, broken street lights, cleanliness of public parks, weeding, stray dogs, sweeping, carcass removal, fallen signs, pruning and fixing of holes in the road.

    The 106 hotline handled about 350,000 inquiries last year, about 30,000 a month and 1,500 a day. The hotline has 40 representatives working shifts, most of them students. 

    The Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion: "One of the most important issues for me as Mayor is service to our residents. In the last year and a half we have invested a great deal in improving the quality of service and the app will contribute to this."

    Download the app

    Google play: Click here

    App store: Click here

  • Updated:
    27/07/2020 09:23

    This week, 143 Jerusalem artists will receive NIS 572,000 in assistance from the Jerusalem Municipality. About NIS 4,000 per artist


    This is another step taken by the Jerusalem Municipality in order to assist the Jerusalem cultural world in the Corona crisis. In light of the hardships that many cultural figures have reached, the Jerusalem Municipality has decided to establish an aid fund for the benefit of artists in all fields of the arts.

    The assistance fund was established for the artists living in the city, who were employed by the city's cultural institutions or who were employed as artists by the Jerusalem Municipality or by municipal corporations in the field of culture and the arts. The process was carried out through Kol Kora, published on the Jerusalem Municipality website. A professional committee examined the applications in accordance with the published criteria.

    156 applications were submitted of which 143 artists met the criteria. Each of them will receive a grant of about NIS 4,000, with the Municipality giving a total of about NIS 572,000.

    Mayor Moshe Lion: "We continue to support Jerusalem artists on various platforms. In light of the situation and the challenges many artists have encountered, we have decided to provide you with financial support as well.”

  • Updated:
    27/07/2020 09:22

    These days we all need to be careful, the Jerusalem municipality is ready to provide you with all the services online.

    At the end of an emergency meeting held by the Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion, with the participation of all members of the city's administration, Dr. Chen Zamir, the Jerusalem District Health Ministry physician, Naomi Edelstein and the district nurse, decided that:

    Municipal Services 

    Public reception in the municipality will be canceled from today until a new announcement.
    The services for residents will be provided online through the municipality's website, the call center and the Al-Tor box which will be placed at the entrance to building 1 in case of a need to submit documents.

    Social Services 

    106 Call Center: every Jerusalemite is welcome to contact us with any problem. Skilled workers will be available to provide help. 

    Business in Jerusalem 

    A. The fee for designing the tables will be canceled from today until the end of June. Money will be returned to prepaid business.
    B. Rejection of property taxes to businesses up to 150 meters in size and cafes, restaurants, hotels and banqueting halls of any size.
    At this point, the property tax on April payment will be deferred to 1.5 and the business owner will be given the option to increase the payment for eight payments.
    C. Business Consulting: Business owners, who are experiencing difficulties due to the situation, are welcome to contact the Business Promotion Division for professional advice.

    The mayor is working to find additional components for business relief.

    Culture and Sports: 

    All cultural and sport events that were to take place until Passover are canceled.
    The bike races in April are being postponed until further notice.

    The Mayor, Moshe Lion: "We are going through a tough time. We make every effort to make it easier for residents in all areas and intend to provide assistance to all residents as needed. I urge all residents to follow the Ministry of Health's instructions, maintain personal and environmental hygiene and ask Jerusalem residents to show social solidarity, help one another, and purchase products in Jerusalem businesses that are heroically coping with the situation forced upon them. I am sure that we will go through this hard period and get rid of this crisis. "

    Online Services

    For payments and clarifications, please call 02-6296333

    Public referrals dial 106

  • Updated:
    27/07/2020 09:22

    The unique way of the Jerusalem Municipality to get the ultra-Orthodox sector into shape: "The Fitness Voice", a special telephone line operated by the municipality with guidelines for physical activity, has recently become very popular among the city's ultra-Orthodox residents.

    Mayor Moshe Lion presented pairs of bicycles to the winners of the "Fitness Voice" who scored the most points using this telephone fittness game. Among the winners were 9-year-old Avishai Argaman from Ramot, Sara Cohen (11) from Pisgat Ze'ev, Avraham Anti (11) from Beit Yisrael and David Pekter (18) from Neve Ya'akov. The youngest winner was Shmuel Eliyahu from Beit Vagan - only 6 years old.

    The municipality says that "Fitness 2" will soon be launched, to which will be added content related to the areas of nutrition and another database of fitness exercises, which work on additional muscle groups.

  • Updated:
    27/07/2020 09:21

    Maintaining social distance in public parks in a creative way: The Jerusalem Municipality has launched a new project that aims to encourage the use of municipal parks, while maintaining social distance and following the guidelines of the purple Tav.

    At the the Independence Garden, seating and play locations were marked in the shape of hearts, which make it possible to sit together at a social distance according to the guidelines and enjoy the garten and what the urban space can offer.

    This is a collaboration between the Cultural Administration, which came up with the idea, and the Operations Administration, which implemented it. In the coming days, the project will be expanded to Gan Sacker and other large parks throughout the city.

  • Updated:
    27/07/2020 09:19

    Due to the coronavirus crisis, some changes have occurred.

    Sur Baher Tipat Halav is closed until Wednesday 22.7 (inclusive).

    Givat Shaul Tipat Halav, is closed due to the coronavirus isolation. It will open again on 2.8. 

    In urgent cases and referral for treatment in other baby clinics, you can contact 02-6298041.

  • Updated:
    26/07/2020 09:30

    In light of the increase in morbidity data in Corona, new restrictions came into effect starting on July 17, click here

    In order to enable preparation and due to the purchase of food stock in restaurants,
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Beni Gantz have decided to leave the restaurants open until 5.00 am Tuesday, July 21, according to the format in use until now.

    Corona Virus Updates 21.7

    Gatherings

    beaches and pools, restaurants will remain open

    Restrictions on staying at beaches and bathing pools on weekends have been lifted. In addition, the restaurants will remain open and will continue to operate in accordance with the conditions of the purple mark - up to 20 people inside and up to 30 people outside.

    For more information click here - Hebrew

    Weekend Restrictions 

    The following places will be closed during the weekends, between Friday at 17:00 in the evening until Sunday at 5:00 in the morning

    1. Shops and malls - Excluding food, pharmacies, hygiene products, optics and communication products labs 
    2. Retail markets
    3. Hairdressers and beauty salons
    4. Libraries
    5. Zoo
    6. Museums and exhibition spaces
    7. Tourist attractions
    8. Cable cars

    For more information click here - Hebrew

    Jobs Terms of business operation

    A business with more than 10 employees who wish to have more than 30% of the employees at a given time, or an excluded business that wishes to increase beyond the permitted percentage of employees according to its field of activity (see excluded businesses). Must comply with the following "Purple Tav for employment of workers" regulations

    The employer will inform his employees about the rules specified

    The employer will appoint a corona virus supervisor who will be responsible for maintaining the rules outlined below.

    The CEO and Corona Affairs Supervisor at the same workplace will sign a declaration form, which will be kept at the business, according to which they comply with the following rules:

    Employees should be allowed to perform their work outside the workplace or from home, as much as possible.

    Before entering the workplace, ask the entrants the following questions:

    1. Are you coughing?
    2. Is your body temperature above 38 degrees Celsius or higher or have you had such a fever in the last week?
    3. Have you been in close contact with a corona patient in the last two weeks?

    No one will be allowed to enter the place for those who did not answer in the negative to any of the questions, except for a person who replied that he was coughing due to a chronic condition such as asthma or another allergy.

    It is mandatory to check fever for those entering the workplace, and to prevent entry from a person with a body temperature of 38 degrees Celsius and above.

    Care must be taken to maintain a distance of two meters between people.

    An employee shall sit, as far as possible, in a permanent work station that includes permanent personal equipment. If it is not possible to provide the employee with a permanent work station, the work station and the personal equipment in it will be thoroughly disinfected before each transfer from person to person.

    Employees should be instructed to strictly observe hygiene rules including hand washing.

    Employees should be instructed of two passengers at a time in an elevator in the workplace for more than. 

    All employees in the workplace must wear a mask, except if 2 employees work regularly in one room and have a distance of at least 2 meters between them, and except for a person who due to mental, intellectual or medical disabilities has difficulty covering the mouth and nose. Each employee will work in a permanent room.

    Eating or drinking should be done, as far as possible, in the employee's regular room.

    Each room shall maintain a distance of at least 2 meters between person to person unless there is a partition to prevent the transfer of spray from person to person. In a building where there is an automatic extinguishing system (sprinklers) or a fire and smoke detection system, the partition will be installed from the floor up to a height of 50 cm below the ceiling height at most.

    An employer may allow professional meetings to be held in the workplace with the participation of up to 50 people, provided that he maintains a distance of at least 2 meters between people.

    Every employee will work, as much as possible, with regular suppliers.

    The same group of workers should be placed together in the same shuttle as possible.

    - If it turns out that infection has occurred  in the workplace, the authorities can order the closure of the workplace, in whole or in part, until after the completion of an epidemiological investigation by the Ministry of Health, and order its reopening under conditions imposed on them.

    The dining rooms are required to remain closed. Only self-collection is allowed.

    More information click here



    Government guidelines dated 9.7.2020:

    Closing halls, clubs and bars
    Studios - may follow the purple tav guidelines. There should be one person for every 7 sq m or a maximum of 20 people, the greater option, while maintaining a distance of 2 meters between people.


    Restaurants

    • In a closed area - limited to 20 customers, and if the site contains several separate levels or spaces - up to 20 customers in each.
    • Open space - limited to no more than 30 customers, and if the site contains several separate levels or spaces - up to 30 customers in each.

    Markets - can be opened after the local authority publishes a notice on the authority's website stating that the market is complying with the following conditions:

    • Fever measurement at entrance.
    • Regulating the entry and exit of people into the market, so that there is up to one person per 7 sq m, or no more than 2 customers per employee assigned to provide customer service at any given time.
    • A gathering of up to 20 people is permitted, provided the area allows for a distance of 2 meters between people. Signage on keeping distance must be placed.
    • Adhering to the rules of hygiene and directing business owners and employees, including ensuring that internal surfaces are disinfected regularly (no less than twice a day and at the end of the day of operation).
    • Placing hand sanitizer facilities in accessible and available places.
    • The Authority will not allow seating for eating in the market area and will place prominent signs for this prohibition.

    The Authority will keep a computerized record of entry to the market.

    • For more information on the Home Front Command website - click here (Hebrew)

    • Closing of gyms and public swimming pools. Public swimming pools - closed except for treatment pools, hotel pools, athlete pools. Organized sports activity - will only be possible without an audience (no change in the existing situation). For Home Command instructions - click here (Hebrew)
    • Closing of cultural performances
    • Hotels and tourism - clubs and bars will not be allowed on site. Restaurant and dining activities will allow up to 20 people in an enclosed space
    • Prayer houses - up to 19 people
    • Other gatherings - up to 20 participants, 2 meters away from each other while wearing masks
    • Organized sports activities will only be possible without an audience. (No change from existing situation)

    Buses - No final decision has yet been made

    Educational activity
    Examinations - can be held in institutions supervised by the Ministry of Education (matriculation, technicians and additional certification exams) and institutions supervised by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.

    Institutions that are under the direction of the Council for Higher Education will not hold exams involving the physical presence of students, except in cases where individual approval is granted.
    Examinations will be conducted subject to the following conditions:-

    1. Students will be notified of the location of the examination, the time of the exam and the class where they are scheduled to arrive at least 24 hours prior to the exam.
    2. The director of the institution should ensure that every sink has soap and paper for wiping hands, and disinfectant dispensers at the exam site.
    3. A health declaration form must be provided. Any person with corona symptoms, or who requires isolation or a verified patient is not allowed entrance to the exam.
    4. Examinees must wear a mask.
    5. Examinees should enter the exam room gradually.
    6. For exams using a computer - the keyboard, mouse and workspace must be disinfected before the examinees The examinees must bring personal headphones.
    7. Examiner/examinee ratio – an examiner for every 10 examinees.
    8. The examinees will sit at least 2 meters apart.

    Occupancy of examinees in the classroom

    In a classroom of up to 60 sq m - 14 examinees and staff.

    • In a classroom of 150-160 sq m - up to 25 examinees and staff.
    • A classroom of more than 150 sq m - no more than 50 examinees and staff.

    For more information on the Home Front Command website - click here (In Hebrew)

    Jobs - Government ministries and government companies - 30% of staff should work from home (according to Civil Service Commissioner rules).

    For instructions from the Home Front Command regarding jobs - click here (Hebrew)

    Please note,  the Corona virus is transmitted through spittle, so keeping to the guidelines and wearing a mask on the nose and mouth reduces the chance of getting infected.

    Observe the rules

    Social distance - keep 2 meters away from each other
    Mask - wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth every time you leave home
    Personal hygiene - wash hands before contact with food, other people, surfaces and more
    Try not to touch your face
    For any question, dial the Municipal  hotline 106
    More details can be found on the Ministry of Health website - click here
    For more information about the Municipality's preparations as regards the Corona virus - click here
    For the Home Front Command website (Hebrew)- click here

     

  • Updated:
    12/07/2020 12:16

    The Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion, residents will be moved to hotels.

    In light of the spread of Coronavirus , the Knesset will be opened in the Jerusalem municipality to move some patients from the families of of ultra-Orthodox sector in the city, starting on Monday, to the Kiryat Ya'arim Hotel, and some patients in the east to the Gold Hotel, the 7 Arches Hotel and to other hotels in the country. The Knesset will include representatives of the IDF, the Israel Police, Magen David Adom, the HMOs and the relevant community centers.

    The goal is to stop the infection and isolate those infected so that they will not infect their family, environment and community.

    The Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion, is in close contact with all government ministries and calls on the general public to follow the guidelines of the Ministry of Health. 

  • Updated:
    12/07/2020 12:16

    Due to the alarming increase in the number of people infected, we all must keep the rules

    There has been a worrying increase in the number of infections .
    Please keep the guidelines:

    The Ministerial Committee on restricted zones has decided to declare the following areas as restricted areas for 7 days, starting Friday, 10.7 at 13.00 to Friday, 17.7 at 8.00.

    Jerusalem - Romana neighborhoods, Kiryat Sanz and Belz and Kiryat Matsdorf

    In restricted areas, entry and exit to the restricted area will be restricted as well as traffic and business activity within the restricted area itself.

    For full information on the Prime Minister's Office's website - click here

    For traffic arrangements in restricted areas in Hebrew - click here

     

    Notice, the Corona virus passes through spit, so keeping the guidelines and wear a mask on the nose and mouth reduces the chance of getting infected.

    Observe the rules

    Social Distance - Keeping 2 meters away from each other
    Mask - Wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth, every time you leave home
    Personal hygiene - Wash hands before contact with food, other people, surfaces and more
    Try not to touch the interior
    For each question, dial the Municipal hotline 106
    More details can be found on the Ministry of Health website - click here
    For more information about the Coruna virus municipality's preparations - click here
    For the Home Front Command website - click here

  • Updated:
    28/06/2020 17:52

    Inspectors of Jerusalem Municipality will enforce the guidelines of Health Ministry: wearing masks, keeping distance and banning crowds.

    Starting from this morning (Sunday, June 28), enforcement of the Ministry of Health and Tav HaSagul guidelines will be intensified, with the aim of reducing Coronavirus infection.

    As a result of the increase in the number opatients with coronavirus, municipal inspectors will work to enforce the Ministry of Health's instruction such as wearing masks, keeping distance and prohibiting gatherings, as well as Tav HaSagul in Business.

    The inspectors will be deployed throughout the city and enforce these guidelines in order to save lives and prevent the spread of coronavirus.

    The municipality calls on all residents to adhere to the Ministry of Health's guidelines, which keep us all healthy.


    To comply with emergency guidelines and health orders during the Coronavirus period (in Hebrew)- click here

  • Updated:
    28/06/2020 17:52

    Restaurants are opening and many streets will become pedestrian malls. 

    The Jerusalem Municipality continues to help businesses and allows them to expand into the public space: restaurants, bars, cafes and colorful street shows, while maintaining social distance rules.

  • Updated:
    28/06/2020 17:13

    Helping Senior Citizens

    Jerusalem municipality operates emergency relief system for Senior Citizens and families with disabled family members

    The mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Leon: "In these difficult times, the most important thing is to maintain social solidarity. To help each other, to help as much as possible, especially the populations who are struggling to cope with the situation that we have encountered. I am sure that together we will go through this strengthened and cohesive crisis. "The Corona crisis has resulted in a complex situation in which education systems also do not work, including the special education system, alongside social protection systems that don't work like a routine. Therefore, the Jerusalem municipality operates an emergency system to help the population as much as possible. The focus is currently on two unique populations who currently require substantial assistance - older residents and their families with disabilities. Every resident who needs help is invited to call the Hotline 106 and receive a professional and immediate response. For the purpose of the mission, the municipality also recruited the many volunteer and dedicated volunteer organizations in Jerusalem with which there was cooperation throughout the year. We invite all residents who wish to participate in the volunteer system operating in the city, and those who are interested are invited to contact the various organizations (Hebrew list).

    In addition, you can contact the community authorities in your neighborhood and register as a volunteer. For the list of community administrators - click here

    You can also contact the Volunteer of the Municipal Unit in Community Administration - Ms. Nikki Krieger Tel. 02-6297088 or send an email to KRNIKI@jerusalem.muni.il or via the hotline 106

  • Updated:
    28/06/2020 17:12

    Coronavirus Testing Center in Teddy parking lot.

    According to the decision of the Ministry of Health and in coordination with the government ministries, the police and relevant bodies, a drive-in center for corona testing will open. The complex will be set up in the Eastern Teddy parking lot. The tests will done by Magen David Adom. The goal is to make every effort in increasing the number of tests as much as possible.

    Mayor Moshe Lion: "We will do whatever it takes to help the medical professionals carry out their mission at this time, reducing and communicating Coronavirus. I ask the residents to be patient and of course to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines."

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Home Front Command

  • Updated:
    21/07/2020 18:21

    Corona Virus Updates 21.7

    Gatherings

    beaches and pools, restaurants will remain open

    Restrictions on staying at beaches and bathing pools on weekends have been lifted. In addition, the restaurants will remain open and will continue to operate in accordance with the conditions of the purple mark - up to 20 people inside and up to 30 people outside.

    For more information click here - Hebrew

    Weekend Restrictions 

    The following places will be closed during the weekends, between Friday at 17:00 in the evening until Sunday at 5:00 in the morning

    1. Shops and malls - Excluding food, pharmacies, hygiene products, optics and communication products labs 
    2. Retail markets
    3. Hairdressers and beauty salons
    4. Libraries
    5. Zoo
    6. Museums and exhibition spaces
    7. Tourist attractions
    8. Cable cars

    For more information click here - Hebrew

    Jobs Terms of business operation

    A business with more than 10 employees who wish to have more than 30% of the employees at a given time, or an excluded business that wishes to increase beyond the permitted percentage of employees according to its field of activity (see excluded businesses). Must comply with the following "Purple Tav for employment of workers" regulations

    The employer will inform his employees about the rules specified

    The employer will appoint a corona virus supervisor who will be responsible for maintaining the rules outlined below.

    The CEO and Corona Affairs Supervisor at the same workplace will sign a declaration form, which will be kept at the business, according to which they comply with the following rules:

    Employees should be allowed to perform their work outside the workplace or from home, as much as possible.

    Before entering the workplace, ask the entrants the following questions:

    1. Are you coughing?
    2. Is your body temperature above 38 degrees Celsius or higher or have you had such a fever in the last week?
    3. Have you been in close contact with a corona patient in the last two weeks?

    No one will be allowed to enter the place for those who did not answer in the negative to any of the questions, except for a person who replied that he was coughing due to a chronic condition such as asthma or another allergy.

    It is mandatory to check fever for those entering the workplace, and to prevent entry from a person with a body temperature of 38 degrees Celsius and above.

    Care must be taken to maintain a distance of two meters between people.

    An employee shall sit, as far as possible, in a permanent work station that includes permanent personal equipment. If it is not possible to provide the employee with a permanent work station, the work station and the personal equipment in it will be thoroughly disinfected before each transfer from person to person.

    Employees should be instructed to strictly observe hygiene rules including hand washing.

    Employees should be instructed of two passengers at a time in an elevator in the workplace for more than. 

    All employees in the workplace must wear a mask, except if 2 employees work regularly in one room and have a distance of at least 2 meters between them, and except for a person who due to mental, intellectual or medical disabilities has difficulty covering the mouth and nose. Each employee will work in a permanent room.

    Eating or drinking should be done, as far as possible, in the employee's regular room.

    Each room shall maintain a distance of at least 2 meters between person to person unless there is a partition to prevent the transfer of spray from person to person. In a building where there is an automatic extinguishing system (sprinklers) or a fire and smoke detection system, the partition will be installed from the floor up to a height of 50 cm below the ceiling height at most.

    An employer may allow professional meetings to be held in the workplace with the participation of up to 50 people, provided that he maintains a distance of at least 2 meters between people.

    Every employee will work, as much as possible, with regular suppliers.

    The same group of workers should be placed together in the same shuttle as possible.

    - If it turns out that infection has occurred  in the workplace, the authorities can order the closure of the workplace, in whole or in part, until after the completion of an epidemiological investigation by the Ministry of Health, and order its reopening under conditions imposed on them.

    The dining rooms are required to remain closed. Only self-collection is allowed.

    More information click here



Emergency and Security

  • Updated:
    12/07/2020 13:52

    Guidelines for Restricted Areas

    We have compiled for you the guidelines for who is allowed to leave a restricted area, when is it allowed to leave, who is allowed to enter a restricted area. Follow the rules - save lives.

Culture and Leisure

Education Division

  • Updated:
    28/06/2020 17:34

    Educational psychology service is available at 106 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    Students, parents, educators,
    You are invited to contact us via the Hotline 106, where you will be put in touch with the psychology service, available in Hebrew and Arabic.

    We are waiting to hear from you.

Municipal Veterinary Services