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Uri Lupolianski (born 1951) is the current mayor of Jerusalem. He is a member of the United Torah Judaism party and is the first Haredi Jewish person to be elected to the position of mayor. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Panoramic view from Mt. ... United Torah Judaism (In Hebrew: יהדות התורה which translates as Judaism [of the] Torah) (UTJ) is a small Haredi political party in the Israeli Knesset. ... Haredi or Charedi Judaism, often referred to as Ultra-Orthodox Judaism, is the most theologically conservative form of Orthodox Judaism. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ...


Lupolianski was elected a Jerusalem City Council member in 1989. He has held the positions of lead Deputy Mayor, Chairperson of the Planning and Building committee and was responsible for the Family Services and Community Portfolio. Additionally, he is a member of the National Building and Planning Committee and the Committee for the Development of Holy Places. Panoramic view from Mt. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ...


In 1976, he established Yad Sarah, an organization in memory of his grandmother that lends out medical equipment and supplies a variety of services to the sick, elderly and lonely. Today, Yad Sarah has some 6,000 volunteers working out of 96 branches nationwide, serving Jews, Muslims, Christians and Druze alike. Yad Sarah (Hebrew: יד שרה) is currently the largest Israeli national volunteer organization, aiding disabled, elderly and housebound people and aimed at making home care possible. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of Islam. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... Druze star The Druze or Druz (also known as Druse; Arabic: derzī or durzī درزي, pl. ...


For his work with Yad Sarah, Mr. Lupolianski has received numerous awards and prizes, including the President's Volunteer Prize; the Knesset Speaker's Award and the Kaplan Prize for Efficiency. He also received the Israel Prize in the name of Yad Sarah. The modern Knesset building, Israels parliament, in Jerusalem Though similar-sounding, Beit Knesset (בית כנסת) literally means House of Assembly, and refers to a synagogue. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Israel Prize is the most prestigious award handed out by the State of Israel. ...


Born in Haifa, Mr. Lupolianski studied at the Yavne School in Haifa and afterwards at Yeshivat Pirhei Aharon in Haifa and then at Yeshivat Hanegev. He served in the Israel Defense Forces and worked as a teacher in a religious school in Jerusalem before establishing Yad Sarah. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ×”×’× ×” לישראל  , [Army] Force for the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated with the Hebrew acronym צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels military forces, comprising the Israeli Army, the Israeli Air Force and the Israeli Navy. ...


Lupolianski is married with 12 children.

Preceded by
Ehud Olmert
Mayor of Jerusalem
2003–present
Succeeded by
incumbent

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