|Date of birth||1916|
|Place of birth||Rakaw, Russian Empire|
|Year of aliyah||1937|
|Date of death||14 April 1995|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
|1969–1977||Alignment (Israel Labor Party and Mapam)|
In 1937 he made aliyah to Mandatory Palestine. In 1952 he got an MA degree in bible, literature and the history of Israel at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, earning there a PhD in philosophy of education in 1976. He served as general secretary of the Israel Teachers Union between 1955 and 1980, when he became its president until his death in 1995. Between 1963 and 1968 he also served as president of the International Federation of Teachers' Associations.
A member of the central committee and secretariat of Mapai, he was elected to the Knesset on the Alignment list in 1969, and was re-elected in 1973. He was not included in the Alignment list in the 1977 elections,when the Likkud party defeated the Alignment and took over the government, and served as a member of the Histadrut's organising committee between 1977 and 1981.
He died in 1995.
- Shalom Levin: Public Activities Knesset website
- Shalom Levin on the Knesset website