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  6/23/2014, Sivan 25, 5774

Modiin Mayor Welcomes Holiday for Local Elections


Haim Bibas, chairman of the Local Government center and the Mayor of Modiin, welcomed on Monday the decision of the Knesset to make the municipal elections a statutory holiday.

"Turning municipal election day into a statutory holiday is an incredibly important decision for Israeli democracy and for the strengthening of local government," said Bibas.