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Haim Bibas for Mayor

For Bibas's platform summary, check out the page of his party 'Haim BeModiin (link at the bottom of this screen). This page relates to his own personal resume.

Third mayor of Modiin Maccabim Reut, where he resides with his wife and three children since 1997.

Bibas was born on 1/12/1969, and was born and raised in Beit She'an.

Prior to being elected mayor in 2008, with 42% of the vote, Bibas served as Modi'in’s voluntary Deputy Mayor.

In 2007 Bibas served as the head of Benjamin Netanyahu's election campaign for Prime Minister. In January 2012 he was reappointed as chairman of Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection campaign in the Likud elections. He is related to David and Maxim Levy, and a cousin to the mayor of Beit She'an, Jacky Levy.

Previous positions include; Director of International Projects and Development in Local Government, responsible for the construction of public institutions and local authorities. Bibas has held several positions in municipal management in local government. He was director of National Construction and Development Division and Construction Project, Manager of Jerusalem and Central Region Environment and Transportation Authority.

Bibas has been responsible for Modi'in’s Planning and Development, a member of the City Council and Strategic Planning Team and a member of Modi'in’s Education, Planning and Construction, Finance, Transportation and Security Committees.

Since stepping into his function as mayor, he has promoted a range of new projects in the city, including the first public pool, Anabe park and the largest extreme park in Israel.

Bibas holds a Bachelors degree from the Department of Political Science, University of Haifa and a Masters degree in Public Administration and Local Government, from Bar Ilan University. His thesis was on local government reform and professional city management. Bibas is a Lieutenant Colonel in IDF reserves.

*Taken from English listing on Wikipedia, with additions from the Hebrew listing.

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