Orly Levy

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Orly Levy
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Date of birth (1973-11-11) 11 November 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Beit She'an, Israel
Knessets 18, 19
Faction represented in Knesset
2009--2013 Yisrael Beiteinu
2013– Likud Yisrael Beiteinu

Orly Levy-Abekasis (Hebrew: אורלי לוי‎, born 11 November 1973) is an Israeli politician. She is a member of the Knesset for Likud Yisrael Beiteinu.

Early life[edit]

Orly Levy was born 11 November 1973 in Beit She'an, the daughter of Moroccan-born former Foreign Affairs Minister David Levy. She did her national service in the Israeli Air Force and later earned a law degree.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Early in her career Orly Levy worked as a model and a television host.[1]

For the 2009 elections, Levy was placed sixth on the Yisrael Beiteinu list,[2] and entered the Knesset after the party won fifteen seats and serves as Deputy Speaker of the Knesset. For the 2013 elections, Levy was placed 16th on the Likud Yisrael Beiteinu list and entered the Knesset after the party won 31 seats. Since 2013, she is the chairman of the committee for children's rights at the Knesset.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Levy is married with four children and lives in Kibbutz Mesilot.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "From a Catwalk to Knesset". Newsweek (Feb 16, 2009 last = Peraino). 2009-02-07. Retrieved 2009-02-24.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "The party lists for Feb. 10". February 2, 2009. Retrieved June 6, 2009.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ Knesset profile

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