GREECE ELECTS FIRST-EVER JEWISH MAYOR IN THE CITY OF IOANNIA

GREECE ELECTS FIRST-EVER JEWISH MAYOR IN THE CITY OF IOANNINA

Moisis Elisaf, a local medical doctor, is the first Jewish person to be elected as mayor in Greece.

BY JERUSALEM POST STAFF
 JUNE 3, 2019 19:35

Greek-Jewish medical doctor Moisis Elisaf will serve as the mayor if the north-western Greek city of Ioannia, Greek news-site Ekathimerini reported on Monday.
Running as an independent candidate, he won 51.1% of the votes.
According to the Jewish Museum of Greece, Elisaf also serves as the head of the Jewish community in Ioannia.