Dizengoff Named Mayor of Tel Aviv

Meier Dizengoff was yesterday re-elected to the mayoralty of this all-Jewish city, which he has held for 25 years, at the first meeting of the newly-elected municipal council.

A coalition of right-wing members made possible his election despite the poor showing his own party made in the municipal elections.

The re-election came as a surprise. Early election returns for the council members had indicated a Laborite majority, which would have insured naming of a labor mayor. But right wing candidates pulled up in the final tally and labor failed of a majority, winning six of the council’s fifteen seats.

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