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Local Leaders of Israel/ Midinat Yisrael/Isra’il
Also see Israel Ministers
10 women served as Chairpersons of local councils, three women has served as mayors and 14 women has been heads of local councils and cities throughout the country's history.
1950-52 Chairperson Haika Grossman Orkin, the Gaaton Regional
In later years she was a MK and Deputy Speaker of Knesset 1977-81 and 1984-88. She lived (1919-95).
1965-85 Chairperson Sheva Eyalon,
the Brenner Regional Council Bat
She lived (1909-95).
1990s Chairperson Ora Potter,
the Bnei Shimon Regional Council
1996-2006 Chairperson Yael Shaltieli, the Beit Shean Valley Regional Council
Later Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. (b. 1946-).
2004-08 Chairperson Ora Haham, the Effal Regional Council
The council was was dissolved and its territory passed to neighboring cities. (b. 1951-).
2001-07 Chairperson Lilach Morgan, of the Central Arava Regional Council
2009- Chairperson Sigal Moran,
The Bnei Shimon Regional Council.
Last update 08.04.10