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Famous Politicians from Israel

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List of famous politicians from Israel, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Israeli politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Israeli politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Israel and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Israel, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

A list made up of politicians like Amnon Lipkin-Shahak and Haim Ramon.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Israel in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1

    Abba Eban

    Dec. at 87 (1915-2002)

    BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa

    NationalityIsrael, South Africa

    Abba Eban ( (listen); Hebrew: אבא אבן [ˈʔaba ˈʔeven]; born Aubrey Solomon Meir Eban; later adopted Abba Solomon Meir Eban; 2 February 1915 – 17 November 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician,...  more
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    Adi Koll

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    NationalityIsrael

    Dr Adi Koll is an Israeli social activist and former politician. She served as a member of the Knesset for Yesh Atid between 2013 and 2015....  more
  • 3

    Adisu Massala

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceGondar, Ethiopia

    NationalityIsrael

    Adisu Massala (Hebrew: אדיסו מאסלה, Amharic: አዲሱ መሰለ Addīsū Messele, born 16 June 1961) is an Israeli politician....  more
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    Ahmad Tibi

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceTayibe, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Ahmad Tibi (Arabic: أحمد الطيبي‎, Arabic pronunciation: [ˈ(ʔ)æħmæd (atˤ)ˈtˤiːbi], Hebrew: אחמד טיבי, Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈʔaħmed tiːbi], sometimes spelled Ahmed Tibi; born 19 December 1958) is an...  more
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    Alex Miller

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    NationalityIsrael

    Alex Miller (Hebrew: אלכס מילר, born 4 April 1977) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu from 2006 until 2013 and again from 2014 until 2015....  more
  • 6

    Ami Ayalon

    Age: 74

    BirthplaceTiberias, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Amihai "Ami" Ayalon (Hebrew: עמיחי "עמי" איילון‎, born 27 June 1945) is an Israeli politician and a former member of the Knesset for the Labor Party. He was previously head of the Shin Bet, Israel's...  more
  • 7

    Amir Peretz

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceBoujad, Morocco

    NationalityIsrael

    Amir Peretz (Hebrew: עָמִיר פֶּרֶץ; born on 9 March 1952) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as leader of the Labor Party, and as a member of the Knesset for the party. A Knesset member...  more
  • 8

    Amnon Cohen

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceSamarkand, Uzbekistan

    NationalityIsrael

    Amnon Cohen (Hebrew: אמנון כהן‎; born 1 June 1960) is an Israeli former politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for Shas from 1999 until 2015....  more
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    Amnon Lipkin-Shahak

    Dec. at 68 (1944-2012)

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (Hebrew: אמנון ליפקין-שחק‎; March 18, 1944 – December 19, 2012) was an Israeli military officer and politician. He served as Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, as a...  more
  • 10

    Ariel Atias

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Ariel Atias (Hebrew: אריאל אטיאס, born 13 November 1970) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas, and as the country's Minister of Housing and Construction. He was...  more
  • 11

    Ariel Sharon

    Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

    BirthplaceKfar Malal, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Ariel Sharon (Hebrew: אֲרִיאֵל שָׁרוֹן; IPA: [aʁiˈ(ʔ)el ʃaˈʁon] (listen), Ariʼēl Sharōn, also known by his diminutive Arik, אָרִיק, born Ariel Scheinermann, אֲרִיאֵל שַׁיינֶרְמָן; 26 February 1928 –...  more
  • 12

    Aryeh Deri

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceMeknes, Morocco

    NationalityIsrael

    Aryeh Makhlouf Deri (Hebrew: אַרְיֵה מַכְלוּף דֶּרְעִי, Arabic: أريه مخلوف درعي‎), also Arie Deri, Arye Deri or Arieh Deri (born 17 February 1959), is an Israeli politician. He is one of Shas...  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Aryeh Eldad, M.D. (Hebrew: אריה אלדד, born 1 May 1950) is an Israeli physician and politician, and a former member of the Knesset for the National Union and Otzma LeYisrael....  more
  • 14

    Aryeh Gamliel

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceBeersheba, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Aryeh Gamliel (Hebrew: אריה גמליאל‎, born 11 March 1951) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1988 and 2003....  more
  • 15

    Avi Dichter

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceAshkelon, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Avi Dichter (Hebrew: אָבִי דִּיכְטֶר, IPA: [ˈävi ˈdiχte̞ʁ]; born 14 December 1952) is an Israeli politician and the current Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. A former Minister of...  more
  • 16

    Avi Yehezkel

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Avraham "Avi" Yehezkel (Hebrew: אברהם "אבי" יחזקאל‎, born 10 June 1958) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 1992 and 2003, and again...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceNess Ziona, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Brigadier-General (Tat Aluf) Avigdor Kahalani (Hebrew: אביגדור קהלני, born 16 June 1944) is a former Israeli soldier and politician. ...  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceChișinău, Moldova

    NationalityIsrael

    Avigdor Lieberman (Hebrew: אֲבִיגְדוֹר לִיבֶּרְמָן‎, IPA: [aviɡˈdor ˈliberman], (audio) ; born Evet Lvovich Liberman, Russian: Эве́т Льво́вич Ли́берман, [ɪˈvɛt lʲˈvovɪt͡ɕ ˈlʲɪbʲɪrmɐn], 5 July 1958)...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Avishay Braverman (Hebrew: אבישי ברוורמן, born 15 January 1948) is an Israeli economist and politician. A former president of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, he served as a member of the...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    NationalityIsrael

    Avraham "Avrum" Burg (Hebrew: אברהם בורג, born 19 January 1955) is an Israeli author, politician and businessman: he was a member of the Knesset, chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Speaker of...  more
  • 21

    Avraham Michaeli

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceKulashi, Georgia

    NationalityIsrael

    Avraham Michaeli (Hebrew: אברהם מיכאלי, born 29 March 1957) is an Israeli politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 2006 and 2015....  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceNegba, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Avshalom Vilan (Hebrew: אבשלום וילן, born 11 February 1951) is an Israeli politician and economist. He served as a Knesset member for Meretz between 1999 and 2009....  more
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    Ayoob Kara

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceDaliyat al-Karmel, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Ayoob Kara (Arabic: أيوب قرا‎, Hebrew: איוב קרא, also Ayoub or Ayub; born 12 March 1955) is an Israeli Druze politician. He is a former member of the Knesset for Likud and served as Minister of...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ ; born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician who has been Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, having previously held the position from...  more

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    Benny Begin

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    NationalityIsrael

    Ze'ev Binyamin "Benny" Begin, (Hebrew: זֶאֵב בִּנְיָמִין "בֶּנִי" בֶּגִין, born 1 March 1943) is an Israeli geologist and politician. He is a member of the Knesset for Likud, and is the son of former...  more