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Yisrael Peled

Yisrael Peled

Israeli politician and lawyer
Yisrael Peled
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Intro Israeli politician and lawyer
Was Politician Lawyer
From Israel
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 2 October 1921, Tel Aviv, Israel
Death 14 July 2016, Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel (aged 94 years)
Star sign LibraLibra
Politics General Zionists
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Biography

Yisrael Peled (Hebrew: ישראל פלד‎; born October 2, 1921; died July 14, 2016) was an Israeli politician who served as the second mayor of Ramat Gan between 1969 and 1983.

Biography

Yisrael Feldman (later Peled) was born in Tel Aviv during the Mandate era. He was the grandson of Haim Dov and Rivka Feldman, who were among the founders of Rosh Pinna. He married Miriam Haya Rivlin, with whom he had five children. After serving in the Israeli Defense Forces, he moved to Ramat Gan and worked as a lawyer.

Political and public career

In 1959 Ramat Gan mayor Avraham Krinitzi asked him to run on the General Zionist list in the city council elections. After the death of Krinitzi in 1969, he was chosen to replace Krinitzi in the mayor's office. He served as mayor of Ramat Gan for three successive terms. Among the projects established and promoted at the time: Safari Ayalon Mall and Diamond Exchange District.

In 1973-1986, Peled served as chairman of the Maccabi World Union, chairman of the organizing committee and chairman of three Maccabiah Games. He was also a member of the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency.

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http://www.modiinfo.com/newstop/item/5390-dr-yisrael-peled-founder-of-maccabim-passed-away
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx/251949
http://isni.org/isni/0000000370285569
http://uli.nli.org.il/F/?func=direct&doc_number=000379213&local_base=nlx10
https://viaf.org/viaf/241926212
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/viaf-241926212
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