Ramat Hanegev council head Rifman to join Kadima

November 28, 2005 14:39
1 minute read.


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Shmuel Rifman, long-time Negev activist and head of the Ramat Hanegev local council, announced on Monday that he was joining Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's new party, Kadima. Rifman said that so far, 15 local council heads, from the Galil to the Negev, had told him they intended to join Kadima. Rifman said that Kadima would consider creating a joint council of kibbutzim and moshavs, Israel Radio reported. Rifman, a close associated of Vice Premier Shimon Peres, also said that he had spoken to Peres on Monday morning, and that the octogenarian indicated an inclination to leave Labor and join Kadima.

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town