Karin Elharar

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Karin Elharar
קארין אלהרר.jpg
Date of birth (1977-10-09) 9 October 1977 (age 38)
Place of birth Kiryat Ono, Israel
Knessets 19, 20
Faction represented in Knesset
2013– Yesh Atid

Karin Elharar Hartstein (Hebrew: קארין אלהרר הרטשטיין‎‎, born 9 October 1977) is an Israeli lawyer and politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Yesh Atid.


Born in Kiryat Ono, Elharar studied law at the College of Management Academic Studies for a bachelor's degree, before gaining an LLM from the Washington College of Law at American University.[1] Between 2008 and 2013 she headed the legal clinic at Bar-Ilan University, and specialised in the rights of Holocaust survivors, people with disabilities, and pensioners.[2]

She joined the new Yesh Atid party in 2012 and was placed tenth on the party's list for the 2013 Knesset elections.[3] She entered the Knesset as the party won 19 seats. She was placed eighth on the party's list for the 2015 elections,[4] and was re-elected as the party won 11 seats.

Elharar is disabled and uses a wheelchair.[2]


  1. ^ Tarchetsky, Yair (June 18, 2011). "Revolution? Social lawyers storming the Bar Association". Globes (in Hebrew). Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b All the kingmaker’s men, and women Times of Israel, 23 January 2013
  3. ^ Yesh Atid Central Elections Committee
  4. ^ Yesh Atid list Central Elections Committee

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