|Date of birth||27 November 1973|
|Place of birth||Beersheba, Israel|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
Born in Beersheba, Kariv attended Bar-Ilan University, where she gained bachelor's and master's degrees in social work. By 2013 she was employed as head of the Youth department at the Ministry for the Development of the Negev and Galilee. She is a prominent social activist for women's rights and improvements in education. In 2008 she was elected to Hod HaSharon city council.
- Yifat Kariv on the Knesset website