Yehoshua Rabinovitz

Yehoshua Rabinovitz


Date of birth = 1911
Place of birth = Vishneva, Poland
Year of Aliyah = 1934
Date of death = 14 August 1979
Place of death =
Knesset(s) = 9th
Party = Alignment
Former parties =
Gov't roles = Minister of Housing
Minister of Finance|

Yehoshua Rabinovitz ( _he. יהושע רבינוביץ, born 1911, died 14 August 1979) was an Israeli politician who served as a government minister and mayor of Tel Aviv.


In 1955 he was elected to Tel Aviv city council, serving until 1959. That year he became Drputy Mayor in charge of Finances, a position he held until becoming mayor in 1969. He served as mayor until 1974.

Although not a member of the Knesset, he was appointed Minister of Housing in March 1974 by Golda Meir. After Meir resigned, he became Minister of Finance in Yitzhak Rabin's government, serving until 1977. In the 1977 elections he was voted into the Knesset on the Alignment's list, but lost his cabinet post as Likud formed a right-wing government.

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