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Ben Ami Re-elected Mayor of Nathanya; Other Towns Elect Mayors

September 13, 1955
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Oved Ben Ami, General Zionist, was re-elected Mayor of Nathanya today by a two-thirds majority. He was supported by a coalition of General Zionists, Mapai, Progressives and Hapoel Hamizrachi. This is the only city, thus far, in which the Mapai and General Zionists have cooperated in setting up a local administration.

In Safad, Mapai member Avraham Hacohen was named Mayor with the support of a labor coalition plus the Agudah. The election of six more municipality chiefs in various parts of Israel was also announced here. Those elected, all Mapai party members, are Gershon Tatz, Nahariya; David Kaniel, Afulah; Yakob Katz, Athlit; Eliahu Meron, Nes Ziona; N. Dinovitzer, Tel Mond; and D. Benari, Bat Yam.

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