Ehud Yatom

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Ehud Yatom
Date of birth (1948-09-26) 26 September 1948 (age 66)
Place of birth Netanya, Israel
Knessets 16
Faction represented in Knesset
2003–2006 Likud

Ehud Yatom (Hebrew: אהוד יתום‎, born 26 September 1948), Shin Bet agent and former Israeli politician who briefly served as a member of the Knesset for Likud from 2003 until 2006.


Born in Netanya, Yatom worked in the Shin Bet, and was one of the agents involved in the Kav 300 affair in 1984. According to Haaretz correspondent Gideon Levy, Yatom "smashed in the skulls of two bound, unarmed teen-terrorists with stones and iron rods."[1]

For the 2003 elections he was placed 23rd on the Likud list,[2] and entered the Knesset when the party won 38 seats. Whilst an MK he served as a member of several committees; the Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee, the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee and the Labour, Welfare and Health Committee. He was also a member of the parliamentary inquiry committee for the Amona events.

Prior to the 2006 elections he was placed 32nd on the Likud list, and lost his seat when the party won only 12 mandates.[3]


  1. ^ Ostracize, boycott, do not join Ha'aretz, 11 December 2008
  2. ^ Candidates for the 16th Knesset Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. ^ Likud elects young MKs to top slots The Jerusalem Post, 12 January 2006

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