Who's who in Israel's new government

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 18, 2013 17:43

A look at the ministers who will make up cabinet in Israel's 33rd government.

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Netanyahu informs Peres that new gov't has been formed at President's Residence in J'lem, March 16

Netanyahu and Peres 370. (photo credit: Koby Gideon/GPO)

BINYAMIN NETANYAHU
Prime Minister and interim Foreign Minister
Likud Beytenu

YAIR LAPID
Finance Minister
Yesh Atid

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NAFTALI BENNETT
Economy and Trade Minister
Religious Services Minister (also in charge of Jerusalem and Diaspora affairs)

Bayit Yehudi

MOSHE YA'ALON
Defense Minister
Likud Beytenu

YITZHAK AHARONOVITCH
Public Security Minister
Likud Beytenu

URI ARIEL
Construction and Housing Minister
Bayit Yehudi

MEIR COHEN
Welfare and Social Services Minister
Yesh Atid

GILAD ERDAN
Communications Minister
Home Front Defense Minister
Likud Beytenu

YAEL GERMAN
Health Minister
Yesh Atid

ISRAEL KATZ
Transportation Minister
Likud Beytenu

UZI LANDAU
Tourism Minister
Likud Beytenu

SOFA LANDVER
Immigrant Absorption Minister
Likud Beytenu

LIMOR LIVNAT
Culture and Sport Minister
Likud Beytenu

TZIPI LIVNI
Justice Minister
Hatnua

URI ORBACH
Senior Citizens Minister
Bayit Yehudi

AMIR PERETZ
Environmental Protection Minister
Hatnua

YAAKOV PERI
Science Minister
Yesh Atid

SHAI PIRON
Education Minister
Yesh Atid

GIDEON SA'AR
Interior Minister
Likud Beytenu

SILVAN SHALOM
Energy and Water Minister
Regional Cooperation Minister
Development of the Negev and Galilee Minister
Likud Beytenu

YAIR SHAMIR
Agriculture Minister
Likud Beytenu

YUVAL STEINITZ
International Affairs Minister (also in charge of strategic affairs and intelligence)
Likud Beytenu


OPHIR AKUNIS
Deputy Minister for Liaison with the Knesset
Likud Beytenu

ELI BEN-DAHAN
Deputy Religious Services Minister
Bayit Yehudi

DANNY DANON
Deputy Defense Minister
Likud Beytenu

ZE'EV ELKIN
Deputy Foreign Minister
Likud Beytenu

TZIPI HOTOVELY
Deputy Transportation Minister
Likud Beytenu

FAINA KIRSCHENBAUM
Deputy Interior Minister
Likud Beytenu

MICKEY LEVY
Deputy Welfare and Social Services Minister
Yesh Atid

AVRAHAM WORTZMAN
Deputy Education Minister
Bayit Yehudi


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