Rina Frenkel

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Rina Frenkel
ח"כ רינה פרנקל.jpg
Date of birth (1956-09-17) 17 September 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Smolensk, Soviet Union
Year of aliyah 1990
Knessets 19
Faction represented in Knesset
2013–2015 Yesh Atid

Rina Frenkel (Hebrew: רינה פרנקל‎‎, born 17 September 1956) is an Israeli politician. She served as a member of the Knesset between 2013 and 2015.


Born in the Smolensk in the Soviet Union (today in Russia), Frenkel immigrated to Israel in 1990. A resident of Nahariya, Frenkel is employed as the Assistant Director of a training and employment organisation in Ma'alot-Tarshiha covering northern Israel.[1]

Prior to the 2013 Knesset elections she joined the new Yesh Atid party, and was placed fifteenth on its list.[2] She was elected to the Knesset as the party won 19 seats. In January 2015 she announced that she would not contest the 2015 elections, and instead would work for the party outside of the Knesset.[3]


  1. ^ All the kingmaker’s men, and women Times of Israel, 23 January 2013
  2. ^ Yesh Atid Central Elections Committee
  3. ^ Third Yesh Atid MK Quits Politics Israel National News, 24 January 2015

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