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Chelouche Elected Mayor of Tel Aviv

Moses Chelouche, a Municipal Councillor, was elected mayor of Tel Aviv today by the council to succeed Meier Dizongoff, who died on Sept. 23.

Mr. Chelouche was designated by a vote of 8 to 7 with the support of the Laborite and Progressive councillors. The other leading aspirant for the mayoralty was Vice-Mayor Israel Rokach.

Mr. Chelouche is Consul-General of Bulgaria here. Recently, he negotiated a trade agreement between Palestine and Rumania.