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Daniel Hershkowitz


Daniel Hershkowitz was born in Haifa, Israel in 1953.

A professor of mathematics at the Technion, he holds a B.Sc. (Summa cum lauda, 1973), an M.Sc. (1976), and a D.Sc. (1982) in Mathematics from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. He has received the Landau Research Prize in Mathematics (1982), the New England Academic Award for Excellence in Research (1990), the Technion's Award for Excellence in Teaching (1990), and the Henri Gutwirth Award for Promotion of Research (1991).

Daniel Hershkowitz was elected to the 18th Knesset in February 2009 as Chairman of the Habayit Hayehudi party. In March 2009 he was appointed Minister of Science and Technology, serving until March 2013.

He is married and the father of five children.

Sources: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs