Yifat Kariv

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Yifat Kariv
Date of birth (1973-11-27) 27 November 1973 (age 40)
Place of birth Beersheba, Israel
Knessets 19
Party represented in Knesset
2013– Yesh Atid

Yifat Kariv (Hebrew: יפעת קריב‎, born 27 November 1973) is a member of the Israeli Knesset and social worker. A member of Yesh Atid, she was placed sixteenth on the party's list for the 2013 Knesset elections.[1]


Born in Beersheba, Kariv attended Bar-Ilan University, where she gained bachelor's and master's degrees in social work. By 2013 she was employed as head of the Youth department at the Ministry for the Development of the Negev and Galilee.[2] She is a prominent social activist for women's rights and improvements in education.[3] In 2008 she was elected to Hod HaSharon city council.


  1. ^ Yesh Atid Central Elections Committee
  2. ^ All the kingmaker’s men, and women Times of Israel, 23 January 2013
  3. ^ http://en.yeshatid.org.il/team

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