Moriah Jerusalem Development Corporation

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Moriah - Jerusalem Development Corporation
מוריה - חברה לפיתוח ירושלים בע"מ
Formation 1986; 31 years ago (1986)[1]
Founder Uzi Wechsler
Type GO
Legal status Corporation
Purpose Infrastructure development in Jerusalem
Headquarters Safra Square, Jerusalem
Services Infrastructure development
Doron Noioirt[2]
Affiliations Municipality of Jerusalem
Ministry of Transport and Road Safety
Jerusalem Development Authority
5 billion[1]

Moriah Jerusalem Development Corporation (Hebrew: מוריה - חברה לפיתוח ירושלים בע"מ‎) is an organization, established by the Municipality of Jerusalem in 1987. The main objective of Moriah is to develop the infrastructure in Jerusalem and perform public work for local government.[1][3]

History and management[edit]

Moriah founded in 1986 by Uzi Wechsler, former city treasurer of Jerusalem Development Authority.[4] It works closely with Jerusalem Development Authority since the time of Teddy Kollek, who was mayor of Jerusalem and founder of the Jerusalem Foundation. Moriah promotes infrastructure development for the Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, Jerusalem Development Authority and Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, and it has affiliation with these ministries. It has around 10 companies to manage and execute the projects.


The company has completed more than 50 projects and it manages over 100 projects.[1] Their notable projects and infrastructure contributions are as follows:[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Moriah Jerusalem Development Company Ltd". Globes. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Company team". Moriah. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "About: Moriah". Moriah. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Ira Sharkansky (1996). Governing Jerusalem: Again on the World's Agenda. Wayne State University Press. 
  5. ^ "Projects". Moriah Jerusalem Development Corporation. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Jerusalem Biblical Zoo". Jerusalem Biblical Zoo. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Biblical Zoo". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  8. ^ Udasin, Sharon (2011-03-30). "Jerusalem issues NIS 35m. tender for 50 new rooftop solar energy systems". The Jerusalem Post  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved 18 May 2014.