Ministry of Communications (Israel)

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Ministry of Communications
משרד התקשורת
Agency overview
Formed 1952
Jurisdiction Government of Israel
Minister responsible
Website www.moc.gov.il

The Ministry of Communications (Hebrew: מִשְׂרָד הַתִּקְשֹׁרֶת‎, Misrad HaTikshoret) is the Israeli government ministry responsible for Communications in Israel. It is a relatively minor position in the cabinet.[citation needed] The ministry was established in 1952, and until 1970 was known as the Ministry of Postal Services (Hebrew: משרד הדואר‎‎, Misrad HaDo'ar).

List of ministers[edit]

The Communications Minister of Israel (Hebrew: שר התקשורת‎‎, Sar HaTikshoret) is the political head of the ministry. There is occasionally a Deputy Minister.

# Minister Party Governments Term start Term end Notes
Minister of Postal Services
1 Mordechai Nurock Mizrachi 3 3 November 1952 (1952-11-03) 24 December 1952 (1952-12-24)
2 Yosef Burg Hapoel HaMizrachi
National Religious Party
4, 5, 6, 7, 8 24 December 1952 (1952-12-24) 1 July 1958 (1958-07-01)
3 Yisrael Barzilai Mapam 8 24 November 1958 (1958-11-24) 17 December 1959 (1959-12-17)
4 Binyamin Mintz Poalei Agudat Yisrael 9 17 July 1960 (1960-07-17) 30 May 1961 (1961-05-30) Died in office
5 Eliyahu Sasson Alignment 10, 11, 12, 13 2 November 1961 (1961-11-02) 2 January 1967 (1967-01-02) Not an MK until after the 1965 elections
6 Yisrael Yeshayahu Alignment 13, 14 2 January 1967 (1967-01-02) 15 December 1969 (1969-12-15)
7 Elimelekh Rimalt Gahal 15 15 December 1969 (1969-12-15) 6 August 1970 (1970-08-06)
Minister of Communications
8 Shimon Peres Alignment 15 1 September 1970 (1970-09-01) 10 March 1974 (1974-03-10)
9 Aharon Uzan Not an MK 16 10 March 1974 (1974-03-10) 3 June 1974 (1974-06-03)
10 Yitzhak Rabin Alignment 17 3 June 1974 (1974-06-03) 20 March 1975 (1975-03-20)
Aharon Uzan Not an MK 17 20 March 1975 (1975-03-20) 20 June 1977 (1977-06-20)
11 Menachem Begin Likud 18 20 June 1977 (1977-06-20) 24 October 1977 (1977-10-24)
12 Meir Amit Dash 18 20 June 1977 (1977-06-20) 15 September 1978 (1978-09-15)
13 Yitzhak Moda'i Likud 18 15 January 1979 (1979-01-15) 22 December 1980 (1980-12-22)
14 Yoram Aridor Likud 18 5 January 1981 (1981-01-05) 5 August 1981 (1981-08-05)
15 Mordechai Tzipori Likud 19, 20 5 August 1981 (1981-08-05) 13 September 1984 (1984-09-13)
16 Amnon Rubinstein Shinui 21, 22 13 September 1984 (1984-09-13) 26 May 1987 (1987-05-26)
17 Gad Yaacobi Alignment 22, 23 9 June 1987 (1987-06-09) 15 March 1990 (1990-03-15)
18 Rafael Pinhasi Shas 24 11 June 1990 (1990-06-11) 13 July 1992 (1992-07-13)
19 Moshe Shahal Labor Party 25 13 July 1992 (1992-07-13) 7 June 1993 (1993-06-07)
20 Shulamit Aloni Meretz 25, 26 7 June 1993 (1993-06-07) 18 June 1996 (1996-06-18)
21 Limor Livnat Likud 27 18 June 1996 (1996-06-18) 6 July 1999 (1999-07-06)
22 Binyamin Ben-Eliezer One Israel 28 6 July 1999 (1999-07-06) 7 March 2001 (2001-03-07)
23 Reuven Rivlin Likud 29 7 March 2001 (2001-03-07) 28 February 2003 (2003-02-28)
24 Ariel Sharon Likud 30 28 February 2003 (2003-02-28) 17 August 2003 (2003-08-17)
25 Ehud Olmert Likud 30 29 September 2003 (2003-09-29) 10 January 2005 (2005-01-10)
26 Dalia Itzik Labor Party 30 10 January 2005 (2005-01-10) 23 November 2005 (2005-11-23)
27 Avraham Hirschson Kadima 30 18 January 2006 (2006-01-18) 4 May 2006 (2006-05-04)
28 Ariel Atias Shas 31 4 May 2006 (2006-05-04) 31 April 2009 (2009-04-31)
29 Moshe Kahlon Likud 32 31 April 2009 18 March 2013
30 Gilad Erdan Likud 33 18 March 2013 5 November 2014
31 Benjamin Netanyahu Likud 33, 34 5 November 2014 21 February 2017 Also serving Prime Minister
32 Tzachi Hanegbi Likud 34 21 February 2017 29 May 2017 Acting Minister
33 Ayoob Kara Likud 34 29 May 2017

Deputy ministers[edit]

# Minister Party Governments Term start Term end
1 Jabr Muadi Progress and Development, Alignment 15, 16, 17 27 October 1971 (1971-10-27) 24 March 1975 (1975-03-24)
2 Eliyahu Moyal Alignment 17 24 March 1975 (1975-03-24) 20 June 1977 (1977-06-20)
3 Efraim Gur Alignment 24 2 July 1990 (1990-07-02) 20 November 1990 (1990-11-20)
4 Yitzhak Vaknin Shas 28 5 August 1999 (1999-08-05) 11 July 2000 (2000-07-11)

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