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Yisrael Peled

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Preceded by
Avraham Krinitzi

Yisrael Peled

Succeeded by
Uri Amit


Political party
General Zionists

General Zionists


Yisrael Peled

2 October 1921 (age 94) Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine (

Dr. Yisrael Peled (Hebrew: ישראל פלד‎‎; born October 2, 1921; died July 14, 2016) was an Israeli former politician who served as the second mayor of Ramat Gan between 1969 and 1983.


Peled was born in Tel Aviv during the Mandate era as Yisrael Feldman (Hebrew: ישראל פלדמן‎‎), the grandson of Haim Dov and Rivka Feldman, who were amongst the founders of Rosh Pinna. He was raised in Tel Aviv and later married Miriam Haya Rivlin, with whom he had five children.

Peled served in the Israeli army during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and after his release moved to Ramat Gan and worked in law. In 1959 Ramat Gan mayor Avraham Krinitzi asked him to the General Zionists for the city council elections, and he was elected to the council. After the death of Krinitzi in 1969, he was chosen by the City Council as Krinitzi's replacement as mayor. He went on to serve as mayor for three terms.

Among the projects established and promoted at the time: Safari , Ayalon Mall and Diamond Exchange District.

Between 1973 and 1986 he served as chairman of the Maccabi World Union, chairman of the organizing committee and chairman of three Maccabiah Games. He was also a member of the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency.


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