Yehezkel Hen

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Yehezkel Hen
Date of birth 1882
Place of birth Boryslav, Austria-Hungary
Year of aliyah 1925
Date of death 4 April 1952
Knessets 2
Faction represented in Knesset
1951–1952 Mapai

Yehezkel Hen (Hebrew: יחזקאל הן‎, born 1882, died 4 April 1952) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai between 1951 and 1952.


Born in Boryslav in Austria-Hungary (today in Ukraine), Hen received a religious education, before studying at a Teachers' Seminary in Kiev. He taught Hebrew in Jewish schools until they were shut down by the Yevsektsiya. He made aliyah to Mandatory Palestine in 1925, where he worked as a teacher and a supervisor for the Histadrut's educational institutions. He also taught at the Levinsky Teachers Seminary in Tel Aviv.

Between 1944 and 1948 he was a member of the Assembly of Representatives for Mapai, and in 1951 he was elected to the Knesset on the Mapai list. However, he died on 4 April the following year whilst still an MK. His seat was taken by Rachel Tzabari.[1]


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