|Mayor of Jerusalem|
|Preceded by||Gershon Agron|
|Succeeded by||Teddy Kollek|
|Born||2 January 1902|
Lithuania, Russian Empire
|Died||21 February 1991 (aged 89)|
Mordechai Ish-Shalom was born in Lithuania during the reign of the Russian Empire. He immigrated to Mandate Palestine in 1923. His labor career began in the Stonecutters' Union in 1935; he then rose through the ranks of the Histadrut, the Israeli trade union congress. In 1964, Ish-Shalom established an interdisciplinary professional team to plan the modernization of Jerusalem.
Ish-Shalom died at the age of 89.
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- Dvir, Noam (21 May 2010). מגדלי וולפסון בירושלים - האח הגדול של הולילנד [Jerusalem's Wolfson Towers: The Big Brother of Holyland]. Haaretz (in Hebrew). Retrieved 12 January 2014.
- "Mordechai Ish-Shalom, Jerusalem Ex-Mayor, 90". New York Times. 23 February 1991. Retrieved 27 April 2013.
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