Masud Ghnaim

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Masud Ghnaim
Mas'oud Ghnaim.jpg
Date of birth (1965-02-14) 14 February 1965 (age 53)
Place of birthIsrael
Knessets18, 19, 20
Faction represented in Knesset
2009–2015United Arab List
2015–Joint List

Masud Ghnaim (Arabic: مسعود غنايم‎, Hebrew: מסעוד גנאים‬; born 14 February 1965) is an Israeli Arab politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for the United Arab List.


Ghnaim was born in Sakhnin.[1] He studied the history of the Middle East at the University of Haifa, gaining a BA, before working in education. Between 1999 and 2001 he served as director general of Sakhnin's cultural center.

He became a member of the Islamic Movement, eventually becoming the chairman of its local branch and a member of southern region's central council.

Between 2003 and 2005 he served on Sakhnin's city council, and prior to the 2009 elections was placed fourth on the joint United Arab List-Ta'al list. He entered the Knesset as the alliance won four seats.

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  1. ^ "Member of Knesset Masud Ghnaim" (in Hebrew). Knesset. Retrieved March 13, 2018.

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