Members(Small) Political Earthquake

The municipal political scene in Israel was rattled in November when the Jerusalem-area religious city of Beit Shemesh for the first time ever elected a female mayor.

By Yossi Aloni | | Topics: IN BRIEF
Aliza Bloch
Photo: (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

A number of women told us in private conversations that they had voted for Aliza Bloch, but that they couldn’t even tell their husbands so for fear of social backlash.

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