||Gedassy Tabib Aliza
Aliza Gedassy Tabib was born in Haidan in Yemen. In 1909, when she was 2 years old, she came to the country with her parents and to Rishon Le Zion. She grew up and was educated in the village and was active in public affairs.
In 1936 she joined the movement for equal rights for women and was a member of the advisory legal committee for personal issues.
During World War II (1942) she served as a civilian with the British army on behalf of the Council of Jewish Women's Organizations in Eretz Israel. In this capacity she was responsible for the ATS clubhouse in the Sarafand (Tsrifin) camp and later in Dir Said near Gaza. As from 1954 and for several years she was a member of the social services committee on behalf of the town of Rishon Le Zion and a member of the municipal committee of the Mapai party in the town; a member of the "Mishan" committee in the Rishon Le Zion labour congress; a member of the public committee for the Sefety Fund (Keren Habitachon) on behalf of the city of Rishon Le Zion, and a member of the committee ?On Behalf of our Soldiers?("Vaad Lemaan Hahayal").
In 1958 she was a member of the executive of the "Pioneer Women" and its committees in the Rishon Le-Zion Labor Council. She was also responsible for the cultural activities in the "Shivat Zion" neighborhood. Later she was a member of the National Executive of the Labor Council, a delegate to the 7th and 8th Labor Congresses and a delegate to the 9th and 10th "Mapai" Congresses.
On the recommendation of Moshe Sharett she received a certificate for "Good Citizenship" from the National President, Yitzhak Ben Zvi, for her work in the absorption of new immigrants.
She was a nominee for the "Rafi" party to the Knesset, a nominee on the "Mapai" party list for the Labor Congress and last on the list of nominees to the City Council of Rishon Le-Zion.