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.

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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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