|Date of birth||18 September 1901|
|Place of birth||Seda, Russian Empire|
|Year of aliyah||1934|
|Date of death||18 December 1974(aged 73)|
|1950–1951||Minister of Trade and Industry|
Ya'akov Geri (Hebrew: יעקב גרי, born 18 September 1901, died 18 December 1974), also known as Jack Gering. was an Israeli lawyer who served as Minister of Trade and Industry between November 1950 and October 1951, although he never was a Knesset member.
Born in Seda in the Russian Empire (today in Lithuania), Geri later moved to South Africa. He studied law and humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg, and worked as a lawyer for several years before emigrating to Mandatory Palestine in 1934. After arriving in Israel he initially worked for Dov Yosef's law firm before being appointed secretary of the Africa Palestine Investment Company in 1935.
On 1 November 1950 Geri was appointed Minister of Trade and Industry in David Ben-Gurion's second government, a post he held until 8 October 1951. After his term as Minister he became head of a group of South African companies in Israel.
- "Israel Parliament to Vote Today on New Cabinet; Sharett Returns to Lake Success". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 1 November 1950. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
- Josef Rosin (2009) Protecting Our Litvak Heritage: A History of 50 Jewish Communities in Lithuania, p274
- Encyclopedia of the Founders and Builders of Israel Volume 11, p3863 (Hebrew)
- "Celebrations in South Africa Mark Observance of Dr. Weizmann's Birthday". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 8 December 1944. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
- "Israeli Inflation "mastered" Former Trade Minister Says". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 12 February 1954. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
- Ya'akov Geri on the Knesset website