Yosef Shapira

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Yosef Shapira
Date of birth 26 December 1926
Place of birth Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Date of death 28 December 2013(2013-12-28) (aged 87)
Place of death Jerusalem, Israel
Ministerial roles
1984–1988 Minister without Portfolio

Yosef Shapira (Hebrew: יוסף שפירא‎‎, 26 December 1926 – 28 December 2013) was an Israeli politician and educator who served as Minister without Portfolio between 1984 and 1988, although he was never a member of the Knesset.[1]

Born in Jerusalem during the Mandate era, Shapira was amongst the leadership of Bnei Akiva and the National Religious Party.


  1. ^ "Yosef Shapira, founder of World Bnei Akiva, dies". haaretz.com. December 31, 2013. 

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