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Israel Cabinet & Ministers: Thirty-Third Government

(March 18, 2013 - December 3, 2014)


Head of state

Shimon Peres - President


Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister; Minister of Foreign Affairs; Minister of Public Affairs
Moshe Ya'alon Minister of Defense
Yair Lapid Minister of Finance
Shai Piron Minister of Education
Gideon Sa'ar Minister of the Interior




Naftali Bennet Minister of Trade, Industry & Labor; Minister of Religious Services; Minister for Jerusalem & Diaspora Affairs
Tzipi Livni Minister of Justice
Yael German Minister of Health
Yisrael Katz Minister of Transportation, National Infrastructures & Road Safety
Gilad Erdan Minister of Communications & Home Front Protection
Silvan Shalom Minister of Regional Development; Minister of Water & Energy Resources
Uri Ariel Minister of Housing & Construction
Yuval Steinitz Minister for Strategic & Intelligence Affairs responsible for International Relations
Uri Orbach Minister for Pensioners Affairs
Meir Cohen Minister of Welfare & Social Affairs
Yaakov Peri Minister of Science & Technology
Sofa Landver Minister of Immigration Absorption
Uzi Landau Minister of Tourism
Yair Shamir Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development
Yitzhak Aharonovitch Minister of Public Security
Amir Peretz Labor Minister of Environmental Protection
Limor Livnat Minister of Culture and Sport

Deputy Ministers

Eli Ben-Dahan Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs
Mickey Levy Deputy Minister of Finance
Danny Danon Deputy Minister of Defense
Ofir Akunis Likud Deputy Minister in the Prime Ministers Office
Tzipi Hotovely Likud Deputy Minister of Transportation, National Infrastructures & Road Safety
Fania Kirshenbaum Yisrael Beiteinu Deputy Minister of the Interior
Avi Wortzman Habayit Hayehudi Deputy Minister of Education
Zeev Elkin Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Senior Government Officials

Yuli Edelstein
Speaker of the Knesset
Asher Dan Grunis
President of the Supreme Court 
Yosef Shapira
State Comptroller and Ombudsman
Stanley Fischer
Governor of the Bank of Israel
Benny Gantz
IDF Chief of General Staff
Yehuda Weinstein
Attorney General
Shlomo Amar
Sephardi Chief Rabbi
Yona Metzger
Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi

Sources: Israeli Foreign Ministry, Haaretz (December 3 2014)