The parade of dissidents - Benny Kashriel, Pini Badash, Simon Elpisi and Eli Barda (Photo: Image processing, Photo: PR)
Has public pressure done its job? The polls or sense of exhaustion, the oldest mayors in Israel have announced their retirement from political life.
Eli Bardafrom Migdal HaEmek retires after 25 years, Benny Kashrielfrom Ma'ale Adumim retires after 32 years, Simon Alfasifrom Yokneam retires after 34 years, Pini Badash, head of the Omer Council, is considering retiring after 33 years, Eyal Betzerfrom the Jezreel Valley Regional Council retires after 15 years.
Israel's oldest mayors (Photo: official website, Photos: PR)
In January we published the list of the oldest mayors in Israel, those who do not leave their seats, now half of the list has announced their retirement and the rest continue with great vigor forward for another term.
At the top of the list of the oldest mayors in Israel is Yechiel Zohar, Mayor of Netivot, 34 years in office, Moti Sasson from Holon and Haim Zuri from Kiryat Motzkin, after 30 years they will run again, Zuri will run in the elections with indictments for fraud and breach of trust, Ron Huldai from Tel Aviv and Miriam Feirberg Ikar from Netanya, will run and according to estimates will also win another term, after 25 for the mayor's seat.
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