Hear the effect of the ongoing conflict with Gaza on the people of Sderot. Be inspired by the dedication of its Mayor Alon Davidi to the residents of the Western Negev city that is under constant threat of rockets attacks. Learn how the Mayor is transforming the city to attract new residents, build a sustainable economy, and help local children thrive.
Alon Davidi is the Mayor of Sderot. He is married to Nurit and father of seven children.
Born in Be'er Sheva, he studied at the Benny Wolfson yeshiva in the city and later at the Karnei Shomron hesder yeshiva. BA in Education and MA in Administration and Public Policy.
He arrived in Sderot 22 years ago. He taught for two years at the local high school and managed the hesder yeshiva in Sderot.
Served as advisor to the Minister of Housing Effie Eitam. He founded the "Headquarters for the Security of Sderot", which worked hard to restore security to the residents of Sderot. He was elected to the city council in 2008 and since 2013 serves as mayor of Sderot.
Sponsor: Jewish National Fund & Congregation Etz Chayim