Energy and Water Resources Ministry

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The Energy and Water Resources Ministry (Hebrew: משרד האנרגיה והמים‎, Misrad HaEnergya VeHaMayim) is the Israeli government ministry responsible for the energy and water infrastructure. From its establishment in 1977 until 1996, the office was known as the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, whilst between 1996 until 2012, it was known as the Minister of National Infrastructure. The current minister is Silvan Shalom.

It succeeded the position of Development Ministry, which had been scrapped three years earlier. There has been a Deputy Minister only once.

List of Energy and Water Resources ministers[edit]

Parties

      Likud       Alignment/Labor       Tehiya       Meretz       Yiud       NRP       Shas       Shinui       Kadima       Yisrael Beiteinu

No. Name Party Term of office Govt. (P.M.)
1 Yitzhak Moda'i Likud June 20, 1977 August 5, 1981 18 (Begin)
2 Yitzhak Berman Likud August 5, 1981 September 30, 1982 19 (Begin)
(1) Yitzhak Moda'i Likud October 19, 1982 September 13, 1984 19 (Begin)
20 (Shamir)
3 Moshe Shahal Alignment (Labor) September 13, 1984 March 15, 1990 21 (Peres)
22·23 (Shamir)
4 Yuval Ne'eman Tehiya June 11, 1990 January 21, 1992 24 (Shamir)
5 Amnon Rubinstein Meretz July 13, 1992 June 7, 1993 25 (Rabin)
(3) Moshe Shahal Labor July 13, 1992 January 9, 1995
4 Gonen Segev Yiud January 9, 1995 June 18, 1996 25 (Rabin)
26 (Peres)
5 Yitzhak Levy National Religious Party June 18, 1996 July 8, 1996 27 (Netanyahu)
6 Ariel Sharon Likud July 8, 1996 July 6, 1999
7 Eli Suissa Shas July 6, 1999 July 11, 2000 28 (Barak)
8 Avraham Shochat One Israel (Labor) October 11, 2000 March 7, 2001
9 Avigdor Lieberman Yisrael Beiteinu March 7, 2001 March 14, 2002 29 (Sharon)
10 Effi Eitam National Religious Party September 18, 2002 February 28, 2003
11 Yosef Paritzky Shinui February 28, 2003 July 13, 2004 30 (Sharon)
12 Eliezer Sandberg Shinui July 19, 2004 December 4, 2004
13 Binyamin Ben-Eliezer Labor January 10, 2005 November 23, 2005
14 Roni Bar-On Kadima January 18, 2006 May 4, 2006
(13) Binyamin Ben-Eliezer Labor May 4, 2006 March 31, 2009 31 (Olmert)
15 Uzi Landau Yisrael Beiteinu March 31, 2009 Incumbent 32 (Netanyahu)

Deputy Ministers[edit]

Parties

      Likud

No. Name Party Term of office Govt.
1 Naomi Blumenthal Likud 7 March 2001 1 January 2003 29

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