Former Tourism Minister Benny Alon passes away at age 62

By ARIEL WHITMAN
May 5, 2017 12:28

Former minister of tourism Rabbi Benny Elon, 62, passed away on Friday after battling an illness over the past few years.

Elon's funeral will take place Friday afternoon at Har-Hamenuchot cemetery in Jerusalem.

Elon served in Ariel Sharon's second government and resigned in protest of the disengagement plan.


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