Mickey Levy

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Mickey Levy
מיקי לוי.jpg
Date of birth (1951-06-21) 21 June 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth Jerusalem, Israel
Knessets 19, 20
Faction represented in Knesset
2013– Yesh Atid

Mickey Levy (Hebrew: מיקי לוי‎, born 21 June 1951) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Yesh Atid. He was previously a police officer, and served as Deputy Minister of Finance between 2013 and 2014.

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Levy was born in Jerusalem to parents who were Kurdish Jewish immigrants from Cizre.[1] He served as head of Jerusalem branch of the Israel Police between 2000 and 2003. After retiring he worked as the Israeli police attaché in Washington, D.C..[2]

Prior to the 2013 Knesset elections he joined the new Yesh Atid party, and was placed eleventh on its list.[3] He entered the Knesset after the party won 19 seats. Following Yesh Atid's coalition agreement with Likud, he was appointed to serve as Deputy Finance Minister.[4] He was placed eleventh on the party's list again for the 2015 elections,[5] and was re-elected as the party won 11 seats.

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