Elections 2005Monday 3 October 2005
Sunday, October 2 2005: The community held annual elections for a new administration, by ballot. There were one hundred-and-two eligible voters (i.e., adult members of the community), out of which eighty-one voted. They chose Rayek Rizek as secretary general (equivalent to mayor) replacing Abdessalam Najjar, who did not run for re-election. Rayek (who has served for three years previously as sect. general) will be joined by a (voluntary) secretarial team of five members: Maurice Ben Yishai, Ahmad Hijazi, Eitan Kremer, Dorit Shippin and Hezi Shuster. All have served previously; Eitan and Dorit were re-elected after serving on the outgoing secretariat. The team meets weekly to deliberate operational issues in the community and its institutions.
A woman to lead usSunday 3 August 2008 :: Administration
Dorit Shippin, recently elected Chair of the Community Association, shares some thoughts on her guiding vision and the importance of partnership, constructive dialogue, imagination, and (...)
The Municipal Society focusing on village expansionThursday 10 January 2008 :: Administration
Growing a village requires infinite care. Municipal Board chair Eyas Shbeta discusses some of the processes in which the board is currently involved.
Village Elections 2007February 2007 :: Administration
Elections for leadership of the community took place, for the first time according to a new administrative structure.
February in NSWASSunday 29 February 2004
It’s springtime in Israel. The almond trees have been in blossom from the beginning of the month, and now the earth is carpeted with yellow and red flowers. During the last weekend of the month, (...)
NSWAS elects a new leadership teamMonday 17 November 2003
Following annual elections in the village, incoming Secretary Castro Daoud speaks of his perspective on NSWAS and his hopes for the coming year.
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