- (1911-79)Born in Poland, he immigrated (see Aliya) to Palestine in 1934 and joined Mapai in the mid-1950s. He was elected to the Tel Aviv city council in 1956, became deputy mayor in 1959, and was elected mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo in 1969. He was defeated for reelection in 1973. Rabinowitz became finance minister in the government established by Yitzhak Rabin in 1974 and remained in office until 1977.
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