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Israeli politician

David Levy, former Israeli politician. Founder, chairman Gesher party, 1995.

Background

Levy, David was born in 1937 in Rabat, Morocco. Came to Israel, 1957.

Education

Educated secondary school.

Career

Deputy mayor, member municipal council Knesset, Israel, 1964-1977, member labor and social affairs committee Beit She'an, Israel, 1969-1973, member house committee Jerusalem, Israel, 1973-1977, minister immigrant absorption Israel, 1977-1979, minister construction and housing Israel, 1979-1981, deputy prime minister Israel, 1981-1984, minister foreign affairs Israel, 1984-1990, vice premier, minister foreign affairs Israel, 1990-1992, member Israel, 1992-1996, deputy prime minister, minister foreign affairs Israel, since 1996. Likud candidate for secretary general, 1977, 81, now chairman Likud party. Member Israeli Knesset, since 1969, minister of immigrant absorption, 1977-1978, minister of construction and housing, 1978-1990, deputy prime minister, 1981-1992, 96—, minister foreign affairs, 1990-1992, 96—.

With Gesher Party, since 1996.

Works

Membership

Founder, chairman Gesher party, 1995.

Connections

Married; 12 children.

father:
Roy A. Levy

mother:
Helen (Loeffler) Levy

spouse:
Lynne Ellen Hunt

children:
Beth Ellen Levy

Benjamin Robert Levy