Shlomo Dayan

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Shlomo Dayan
Date of birth (1952-11-06) 6 November 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Tétouan, Morocco
Year of aliyah 1962
Knessets 12
Faction represented in Knesset
1988–1992 Shas

Shlomo Dayan (Hebrew: שלמה דיין‎, born 6 November 1952) is an Israeli rabbi and former politician.


Born in Tétouan, Morocco in 1952, Dayan made aliyah to Israel in 1962. He studied at the Sha'arit Yosef yeshiva in Be'er Ya'akov and was certified as a rabbi.

He joined Shas in the 1980s, and served as a member of Jerusalem city council and deputy chairman of the city's Religious Council between 1983 and 1988.[1] From 1985 until 1987 he chaired the party's Organisation Committee, and in 1988 was elected to the Knesset on the party's list. He was appointed a Deputy Speaker and sat on several committees until losing his seat in the 1992 elections.

In 2008 Dayan was convicted of fraud and forgery and sentenced to 4 months of community service.

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