First woman elected to Safed city council has ultra-Orthodox up in arms
Viki Elkabetz hopes her victory means holy city's 'secular community is starting to raise its head again.'
Five days after the municipal election, Safed residents still find it hard to believe that for the first time in years they are not being forced to deal with weeks of a fierce second round. Ilan Shohat, Safed’s young mayor, managed to soundly defeat his opponent and win a second term in office. Victory for an incumbent in Safed is rare enough, and in one round of election, no...
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