Greek City Elects Greece’s First Jewish Mayor

A small city’s municipal elections may seem like an unlikely way to make history, but that is what happened when Ioannina elected Moses Elisaf.

Greece’s first Jewish Mayor: Ioannina’s Mayor Moses Elisaf. (photo: Courtesy of the Campaign Press Office)

With anti-Semitism on the rise in the U.S. and worldwide in the past years, the news that a city in northwestern Greece elected the country’s first ever Jewish mayor, Moses Elisaf, was met with great delight by the international Jewish…