Health Minister of Israel


Health Minister of Israel

The Health Minister of Israel ( _he. שר הבריאות, "Sar HaBriut") is the political head of the Israeli Ministry of Health and a member of the cabinet. The current Minister of Health is Yaakov Ben-Yezri of Gil.

There is occasionally a Deputy Minister of Health. Abdul-Aziz Zoabi, appointed Deputy Minister on 25 May 1971, was the first non-Jewish minister appointed to the Israeli cabinet.

List of Health Minsters

¹ Sapir and Serlin swapped ministerial portfolios; Serlin became Minister of Transportation.

² Although Barzilai was not an MK at the time, he was a member of Mapam.

³ Although Shem-Tov was not an MK at the time, he was a member of the Alignment.

4 Also serving Prime Minister.

Deputy Ministers

External links

* [http://www.knesset.gov.il/govt/eng/GovtByMinistry_eng.asp?ministry=11 All Ministers in the Ministry of Health] Knesset website


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