Jerusalem Takes Steps to Make the City of Gold the City of Clean

The municipality is hiring more sanitation workers and putting in more garbage cans. But east of the separation barrier, the situation is dire.

The cleanliness or lack thereof of Jerusalem’s streets was a key issue in the mayoral election six months ago. Moshe Leon, the candidate who failed to oust incumbent Nir Barkat, considered the subject Barkat’s soft underbelly.