Jerusalem inks deal to build elevator linking Old City, Western Wall

The Jerusalem municipality has signed a deal with a development company that will see the first elevator built linking the Western Wall and Old City.

The NIS 55 million ($16 million) project will take three years to complete and aims to make the holy site more accessible for people with disabilities, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion says in a statement.

Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed