Shaul Yahalom

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Shaul Yahalom
Date of birth (1947-09-27) 27 September 1947 (age 71)
Place of birth Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine
(now Israel)
Knessets 13, 14, 15, 16
Faction represented in Knesset
1992–2006 National Religious Party
Ministerial roles
1998–1999 Minister of Transportation

Shaul Yahalom (Hebrew: שאול יהלום‎, born 27 September 1947) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1992 and 2006 for the National Religious Party.

Biography

Born in Tel Aviv during the Mandate era, Yahalom studied education and economics at Bar-Ilan University, gaining a BA,[1] before working as a journalist. He eventually became a member of the board of directors at the religious Zionist HaTzofe newspaper.

In 1987 he became the National Religious Party's political secretary, a role he held until 1995.[1] He was first elected to the Knesset in the 1992 elections. In 1998, he was appointed Minister of Transportation. He lost his seat in the 2006 elections when the party was reduced to three seats.

Today, he is a member of the board of the Ariel University Center of Samaria.

He is married and has four children.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Shaul Yahalom Jewish Virtual Library

External links

  • Shaul Yahalom on the Knesset website
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