Yitzhak Aharonovitch was born in Jerusalem in 1950. He served in the IDF, reaching the
rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He hold a B.A.
in General History from the University of Haifa.
He is married and the father of four.
he served as commander of the Border Police.
From 2002-2004, he served as Deputy Commissioner
of the Israel Police, after serving as
commander of the southern and Judea and
Samaria police districts. From 2004-2005,
he served as Director General of the Dan
Public Transportation Company.
2006, Aharonovitch was elected to the Knesset on
Beitenu list, serving as Deputy
Speaker of the Knesset and a member of
the Foreign Affairs and Defense, Internal
Affairs and Environment, and Drug Abuse
Committees. He is also a member of the
Social Lobby, the Jerusalem Lobby,
and the Lobby for the Druze and Circassian Communities.
2007, Yitzhak Aharonovitch was appointed
Minister of Tourism, a post he held until 2008. Since 2009 he has served as Minister of Internal Security.
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