Boaz Toporovsky

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Boaz Toporovsky
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Date of birth (1980-07-17) 17 July 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Rishon LeZion, Israel
Knessets 19
Faction represented in Knesset
2013–2015 Yesh Atid

Boaz Toporovsky (Hebrew: בועז טופורובסקי‎‎, born 17 July 1980) is an Israeli politician. He served as a member of the Knesset for Yesh Atid between 2013 and 2015.


Toporovsky was born and grew up in Rishon LeZion. After completing his mandatory military service in the Israel Defense Forces, he studied law at Tel Aviv University. During his studies, Toporovsky became chairman of the university's student union in 2005, holding the post until 2007. He then entered politics and worked for Minister of Social Affairs, Isaac Herzog.[1]

In 2008 he became chairman of the National Union of Israeli Students, and in the same year founded the Tzabar party, heading its list for the 2009 Knesset elections, in which it received only 0.14% of the vote and failed to pass the electoral threshold. However, the party did win seats on Tel Aviv city council.[2] In March 2011 he became chairman of the Issta travel agency.

In the 2013 Knesset elections he was placed eighteenth on Yesh Atid's list, becoming a Knesset member when the party won 19 seats. He was placed fourteenth on the party's list for the 2015 elections,[3] losing his seat as the party was reduce to 11 seats.

Toporovsky is married to Shelly Herman, participant of the third season of Israeli reality show Master Chef.


  1. ^ New kids in the Knesset: Lapid’s activists Haaretz, 24 January 2013
  2. ^ All the kingmaker’s men, and women Times of Israel, 23 January 2013
  3. ^ Yesh Atid list Central Elections Committee

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