Ahmad Sa'd

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Ahmad Sa'd
Date of birth (1945-11-25)November 25, 1945
Place of birth Mandatory Palestine
Date of death April 20, 2010(2010-04-20) (aged 64)
Knessets 14
Party represented in Knesset
1996–1999 Hadash

Dr. Ahmad Sa'd (Hebrew: אחמד סעדArabic: أحمد سعد‎; November 25, 1945 – April 20, 2010) was an Israeli Arab journalist and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Hadash between 1996 and 1999. He later served as editor of the Israeli-Arab newspaper Al-Ittihad.

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Sa'd studied economics at the University of Leningrad, earning a PhD. He worked as a director of the Tumas Institute for Social and Political Research in Haifa, and was a member of the secretariat of the Supreme Committee monitoring the Arab population in Israel. He has written nine books on economics and Israeli Arabs, as well as writing for Al-Ittihad.

A member of the bureau of both Hadash and its Maki faction, Sa'd was elected to the Knesset on the Hadash-Balad list in 1996, and served on the Knesset finance committee.

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