(1954 - )
Majalli Whbee was born in the Israeli Druze village of Beit Jan in 1954. He completed his IDF service with the rank of lieutenant-colonel. He holds a B.A. in the
History of Islam from the Hebrew
University in Jerusalem and an M.A. in the History of the New Middle
East from Haifa University.
Whbee served as Aide to the Minister of Infrastructure (1996-1999),
as Senior Political Advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-1999),
and as Director General of the Ministry for Regional Cooperation (1999-2002).
Elected to the 16th Knesset in 2003, he served as a member of the Knesset Education, Culture, and
Sports Committee and the Joint Committee for the Defense Budget.
In March 2005, Majalli Whbee was appointed Deputy Minister in the Prime
He is married and the father of four.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs