Rahamim Malul

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Rahamim Malul
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Date of birth (1946-04-29) 29 April 1946 (age 72)
Place of birthMorocco
Year of aliyah1960
Faction represented in Knesset

Rahamim Malul (Hebrew: רחמים מלול‬, born 29 April 1946) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1999 and 2003, and is the current mayor of Rehovot.[1]


Born in Morocco, Malul made aliyah to Israel in 1960. He studied at a teachers' college, and worked as a teacher and administrator.

He was elected onto Rehovot city council, where he served three terms. In August 1996 he was appointed head of the local council of the Bedouin city of Kuseife by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

In the 1999 elections Malul was placed 12th on the Shas list,[2] and entered the Knesset when the party won 17 seats. He lost his seat in the 2003 elections

He became mayor of Rehovot in 2009 after the resignation of Shuki Forer.


  1. ^ Paraszczuk, Joanna (3 December 2010). "Rehovot keeps an eye on the past as it looks to the future". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  2. ^ Parties and Lists Archived 2001-04-18 at the Wayback Machine. The Jerusalem Post

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