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Israel Cabinet & Ministers: Thirty-Fourth Government

(March 18, 2015 - Present)


Head of state

Rueven Rivlin - President


Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister; Minister of Foreign Affairs; Minister of Communications; Minister of the Economy
Avigdor Lieberman Minister of Defense
Aryeh Deri Minister of the Development of the Negev and Galilee
Moshe Kahlon Minister of Finance
Naftali Bennettt Minister of Education; Minister for Jerusalem & Diaspora Affairs
Silvan Shalom Minister of the Interior; Vice Premier









David Azulai Minister of Religious Affairs
Ayelet Shaked Minister of Justice
Yaakov Litzman Minister of Health
Gilad Erdan Minister of Internal Security, Information, and Strategic Affairs
Yisrael Katz Minister of Transportation; Minister of National Intelligence
Yuval Steinitz Minister of Energy & Warer
Yoav Galant Minister of Housing & Construction
Benny Begin Minister for Strategic & Intelligence Affairs responsible for International Relations
Gila Gamliel Minister of Senior Citizens
Haim Katz Minister of Welfare & Social Affairs
Ofir Akunis Minister of Science, Technology & Space
Ze'ev Elkin Minister of Immigration Absorption
Yariv Levin Minister of Tourism; Minister of Public Security
Uri Ariel Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development
Miri Regev Minister of Culture and Sport

Deputy Ministers

Yitzhak Cohen Deputy Minister of Finance
Eli Ben-Dahan Deputy Minister of Defense
Meir Porush UTJ Deputy Minister of Education
Tzipi Hotovely Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Senior Government Officials

Yuli Edelstein
Speaker of the Knesset
Miriam Naor
President of the Supreme Court 
Dr. Karnit Flug
Governor of the Bank of Israel
Benny Gantz
IDF Chief of General Staff
Yehuda Weinstein
Attorney General
Yitzhak Yosef
Sephardi Chief Rabbi
David Lau
Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi

Sources: Israeli Foreign Ministry;
Mandel, Jonah. “Israel's Netanyahu finalizes cabinet lineup for a vote,” Yahoo News (May 14, 2015);
Israel Democracy Institute