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also known as Yosef Tomy Lapid

journalist , Israeli government official

Tomy Lapid, former Israeli government official, journalist. Recipient Sokoloff prize for Radio Journalism. Chairman Israel Cable television Association, 1989—1994, Israel Chess Federation, 1996—1999; Member of Israel Chess Society, Cable television Union.

Background

Lapid, Tomy was born on December 27, 1931 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia. Arrived in Israel, 1948. Son of Bela and Katalin Lampel.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Tel Aviv University.

Career

General director Israel Broadcasting Authority, 1979—1984. Mem Knesset, 1999—2006. Deputy prime minister, minister justice Government Israel, Jerusalem, 2003—2004.

Chairman Shinui Party, 1999—2006.

Membership

Chairman Israel Cable television Association, 1989—1994, Israel Chess Federation, 1996—1999. Member of Israel Chess Society, Cable television Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Foreign languages.

Connections

Married Shulamit Lapid. 2 children.

father:
Bela Lampel

mother:
Katalin Lampel

spouse:
Shulamit Lapid