Merav Michaeli, 1966-
The 19th Knesset swearing in ceremony at the Knesset Plenom in Jerusalem. In the picture, MK of the Labor Party Merav Michaeli. è÷ñ äùáòú äëðñú ä-19 áîìéàú äëðñú áéøåùìéí. áöéìåí, çáøú äëðñú îñéòú äòáåãä îøá îéëàìé.

A Petah Tikvah native and Tel Aviv resident, Michaeli became the transportation minister in the governing coalition formed in June 2021. She is credited with reinvigorating the Labor Party since becoming its leader at the start of 2021. She worked as a journalist for radio, television and the newspaper Haaretz and was active in women’s and minority rights before she was first elected to the Knesset in 2013.

Photo: Israeli Government Press Office