Eli Goldschmidt

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Eli Goldschmidt
Date of birth (1953-10-17) 17 October 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Tel Aviv, Israel
Knessets 13, 14, 15
Faction represented in Knesset
1992–1999 Labor Party
1999–2001 One Israel

Eli Goldschmidt (Hebrew: אלי גולדשמידט‎‎, born 17 October 1953) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for One Israel and the Labor Party between 1992 and 2001.


Born in Tel Aviv, Goldschmidt studied law at Tel Aviv University, where he gained an MA before working as a lawyer.

He was first elected to the Knesset on the Labor Party list in 1992 and chaired the House Committee and the Joint Committee for the Knesset Budget during his first term. After being re-elected in 1996 he chaired the Economic Affairs Committee. For the 1999 elections he was placed 13th on the One Israel list (an alliance of Labor, Meimad and Gesher),[1] and retained his seat as the alliance won 26 mandates. He was appointed chairman of the Finance Committee, but resigned his seat on 15 February 2001 and was replaced by Mordechai Mishani.


  1. ^ Parties and Lists Archived April 18, 2001, at the Wayback Machine. The Jerusalem Post

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