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Zahava Gal-On Meretz

Born in the Former Soviet Union, 1956

Education: Studies toward M.A. in Hebrew University Hebrew University of Jerusalem, at Mt. Scopus, Givat Ram, Ein Karem, and Rehovot, Israel; coeducational. First proposed in 1882, formally opened 1925. It is the world's largest Jewish university and is noted for its work on the Dead Sea Scrolls.  

Military: Sergeant

Political history in the Knesset: Knesset Member since 1999

Current Functions: Chairperson of the Parliamentary Inquiry committee on the Trafficking of Women. Member of the Constitution, Law and Justice committee

Orit Noked Labor-Meimad

Born in Israel, 1952

Profession: Attorney

Education: L.L.B.

Military: Staff Sergeant staff sergeant
n.
1.
a. Abbr. SSG A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Army that is above sergeant and below sergeant first class.

b. Abbr. SSgt A noncommissioned rank in the U.S.
 

Political history in the Knesset: Knesset Member since 2002

Current Functions: Member of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women and the Finance committee.

Dalia Itzik Dalia Itzik (Hebrew: דליה איציק‎), born October 20, 1952, is an Israeli politician affiliated with the Kadima party.  Labor-Meimad

Born in Israel, 1952

Profession: Teacher

Education: B.A. Literature and History, Efrata teacher's seminary seminary

Educational institution, usually for training in theology. In the U.S. the term was formerly also used to refer to institutions of higher learning for women, often teachers' colleges.
 

Political history in the Knesset: Knesset Member since 1992 Minister of the Environment '99-'01 Minister of Industry and Trade 2001-2003

Current Functions: Member of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women.

Gila Finkelstein National Religious Party

Born in Israel, 1950

Education: B.A. in English and

Israel History; Teaching Certificate, M.A. in Educational Management

Profession: School principal and English teacher.

Public activities: Member, Directorate of the Institute for Performing Arts.

Current Functions: Member of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women; the State Control committee, the; and Education and Culture committee

Naomi Blumenthal Naomi Blumenthal (Hebrew: נעמי בלומנטל‎, born 22 November 1943) is a former Israeli politician, her career ended by a conviction for corruption in  Likud

Born in Israel, 1943

Profession: Business

Education: B.A. Political Science and Criminology criminology, the study of crime, society's response to it, and its prevention, including examination of the environmental, hereditary, or psychological causes of crime, modes of criminal investigation and conviction, and the efficacy of punishment or correction (see , Graduate of the Beit Tzvi

School of art Military: Nachal

Political history in the Knesset: Knee, set Member since 1992 Deputy Minister of infrastructure 2001-2003

Current Functions: Member of the Constitution, Law and Justice committee; Foreign Affairs and Defense committee The Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee (Hebrew: ועדת חוץ וביטחון  

Limor Livnat Likud

Born in Israel, 1950

Profession: Advertising

Education: Literature in Tel-Aviv University

Military: Sergeant

Political history in the Knesset: Knesset Member since 1992, Minister of Education since 2001, Minister of communications '96-'99

Current Functions: Minister of Education, Culture and Sport.

Marina Solodkin Marina Solodkin (Hebrew: מרינה סולודקין‎, born 31 May 1952) is a Russian-Israeli politician and a member of the Knesset for Kadima.  Likud

Born in the Former Soviet Union, 1952

Profession: Scientist

Education: Ph.D. Economic and Social History

Political History in the Knesset: Knesset Member since 1996

Current Functions: Member of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women; committee for Immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. , Absorption, and the Diaspora; Education and culture committee

Ilana Cohen cohen
 or kohen

(Hebrew: “priest”) Jewish priest descended from Zadok (a descendant of Aaron), priest at the First Temple of Jerusalem. The biblical priesthood was hereditary and male.
 One Nation

Born in Iraq, 1943

Education and profession: Registered nurse, Assaf Harofeh Hospital

Public activities: Chairperson, Nurses Union in the National Labor Union The National Labor Union was the first national labor federation in the United States. Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1872, it paved the way for other organizations, such as the Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor. It was led by William H. Sylvis.  

Current functions: Member of the Labor, Welfare, and Health committee; and the Science and Technology committee

Eti Livni Shinui

Born in Israel, 1948

Education: L.L.B.

Profession: Attorney

Current Functions: Member of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women; and Constitution, Law and Justice committee.

Colette Avital Colette Avital (Hebrew: קולט אביטל‎, born May 1, 1940) is an Israeli on behalf of the Labor Party, which she has represented since 1999.  Labor-Meimad

Born in Romania, 1940

Profession: Diplomat

Education: B.A. political science, M.A. Public Administration

Military: Private

Political history in the Knesset: Kneeset member since 1999

Current Functions: Chairperson, of the committee for Immigration, Absorption, and the Diaspora; and Member of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women

Tzipi Livni Likud

Born in Israel, 1958

Profession: Attorney

Education: LL.B.

Military: Lieutenant

Political History in The Knesset: Kneeset member since 1999

Current Functions: Minister of Immigration Absorption

Gila Gamliel Likud

Born in Israel, 1974

Education: B.A. Middle Eastern history and philosophy, M.A. Philosophy

Military: Sergeant

Public activities: Chairperson of the National Student's Association (first woman in this position), chairperson of the Students Union of Ben Gurion Ben Gur·i·on   , David Originally David Grün. 1886-1973.

Polish-born Israeli political leader. Active in the Zionist movement, he founded the Mapai Party in 1930 and organized the resistance against the British after World War II.
 University (3 terms)

Current Functions: Chairperson of the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women; Member of the Economics committee; Education and Culture committee; and Science and Technology committee.

Lea Nass Likud

Born in Israel, 1961

Education and Profession: DSc. of Biochemistry

Public Activities: Deputy mayor of the Givat Shmuel local council and of its directorate.

Current Functions: Member of the Science and Technology committee; and Internal Affairs Internal affairs may refer to:
  • Internal affairs of a sovereign state.
  • Internal affairs (law enforcement), a division of a law enforcement agency which investigates cases of lawbreaking by members of that agency
 and Environment committee.

Inbal Gavriely Likud

Born in Israel, 1975

Education: B.A. Law and Business administration.

Military: Corporal

Current Functions: Member of the Labor, Welfare, and Health committee; Education and Culture committee.

Ruhama Avraham Ruhama Avraham Balila (Hebrew: רוחמה אברהם בלילא‎, born 29 January 1964) is an Israeli politician.  Likud

Born in Israel, 1964

Education: B.A. Political Science

Profession: Former chief of staff of the Prime Minister, and former senior advisor In some countries, a Senior Advisor is an appointed position by the Head of State to advise on the highest levels of national and government policy. Sometimes a junior position to this is called a National Policy Advisor.  to the Minister of Infrastructure

Military: Corporal

Current Functions: Member of the Economics Committee; the committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women; Finance committee; and the committee for Foreign Workers foreign workers

Those who work in a foreign country without initially intending to settle there and without the benefits of citizenship in the host country. Some are recruited to supplement the workforce of a host country for a limited term or to provide skills on a
.

Yehudith Naot Shinui

Born in Israel, 1944

Profession: Scientist, Professor in the Medical Department, Technion

Education: DSc of Biology, BSc in Chemistry

Military: Corporal

Political history in the Knesset: Kneeset Member since 1999

Current Functions: Minister of the Enviroment.

Meli Polishook-Bloch Shinui

Born in Israel, 1953

Education: B.A. Political Science and Theatre Arts, M.A. political science (Israel-Syria relations) and public policy, LLB LLB
abbr.
Latin Legum Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Laws)


LLB Bachelor of Laws [Latin Legum Baccalaureus]

Noun 1.
.

Military: Sergeant

Public Activities: Member of the board of the Israel Women's Network.

Current Functions: Chairperson of the Science and Technology committee

Yuli Tamir Labor-Meimad

Born in Israel, 1954

Profession: Professor of Political Philosophy.

Education: B.A. Biology, M.A. Political Science, Ph.D. Political Philosophy

Military: Lieutenant in the intelligence corps.

Political History: Minister of Immigration absorption 1999-2001 Public Activities: One of the founders of the "Peace Now" movement.

Current Functions: Member of the Education and Culture committee
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