Haim Goren, a 32-year-old native of Karnei Shomron in the Samaria district was elected to the Tel Aviv City Council. He told Arutz Shva news, "I teach at a religious high school and I am part of the Garin Torani group in South Tel Aviv. In recent years I worked to deal with the phenomenon of illegal immigrants in the neighborhood. Now I feel totally like a Tel Aviv resident. My wife was born here and I am happy to have been elected so I can serve the people," he said.