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Yesh Atid confirms ministerial, Knesset positions for its MKs

Raoul Wootliff is the The Times of Israel's political correspondent.

Members of Yesh Atid are seen on stage at an event in Kibbutz Shefayim where the party unveiled its list of candidates for upcoming Knesset elections, on February 8, 2019. (Adrian Sebal)
Members of Yesh Atid are seen on stage at an event in Kibbutz Shefayim where the party unveiled its list of candidates for upcoming Knesset elections, on February 8, 2019. (Adrian Sebal)

Yesh Atid, the largest party in the incoming coalition, announces the positions that its 17 MKs will hold in the new government and in the Knesset following tomorrows swearing-in ceremony:

Yair Lapid – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Alternate Prime Minister

Mickey Levy – Speaker of the Knesset

Orna Barbivay – Minister of Economy

Meir Cohen– Minister of Welfare and Social Services

Yoel Razvozov – Minister of Tourism

Meirav Cohen – Minister for Social Equality

Karine Elharrar – Minister of Energy

Elazar Stern – Minister of Intelligence

Yoav Segalovitz – Deputy Minister of Public Security

Ram Ben Barak– Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

Merav Ben Ari – Chairperson of the Public Security Committee

Yorai Lahav Hertzanu – Interior and Environmental Protection Committee

Boaz Toporovsky – Knesset Faction Leader, Deputy Coalition Chairperson

Idan Roll– Deputy Foreign Minister

Vladimir Beliak – Coalition Whip in the Finance Committee

Nira Shpak – Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

Ron Katz – Economics Committee

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