MAYOR ODED REVIVI
Mayor of Efrat and Chief Foreign Envoy – YESHA Council (Council of Jewish Settlements in Judea and Samaria), is a statesman, orator, lawyer, mayor and prominent advocate for the Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.
Oded Revivi actively serves as Mayor of Efrat, to which he was elected in November 2008, re-elected in 2013 and again re-elected for a third term in Oct. 2018, simultaneously with his new role in the international community.
Oded began his professional career as an attorney. As a lawyer, he provided
pro-bono legal assistance in various frameworks.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Revivi served for 4 and 1/2 years in the Israel Defense Forces Armored Corps as a conscript and subsequently an additional 25 years as a reserve officer attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) having commanded thousands of soldiers in multiple missions beyond enemy lines. Under his leadership and command, his tank regiment received the President of Israel’s Prize for Excellence.
Oded Revivi was born in Israel, but spent several years of his childhood in New Jersey and England where his parents worked for the Jewish community.