The Government
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33rd Government of the State of Israel Headed by
Benjamin Netanyahu (March 18, 2013)

Presented to the Knesset on March 18, 2013 and received the Knesset’s approval on March 18, 2013at 20:30 p.m. with a majority vote of 68 votes for and 48 votes against.
At the time of its swearing-in, the Government Coalition was comprised as follows:

- Likud - Beitenu 31 mandates
- Yesh Atid  19 mandates
- Habayit Hayehudi 12 mandates
- Hatnua 6 mandates

Following is the Government composition on the day of its swearing-in:

Benjamin Netanyahu       

 Prime Minister


 Minister of Foreign Affairs


Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs

 Yitzhak Aharonovitch

 Minister of Public Security

 Uri Orbach

 Minister for Senior Citizens

 Gilad Erdan

 Minister of Home Front Defense


 Minister of Communications

 Uri Yehuda Ariel

 Minister of Construction and Housing

 Naftali Bennett

 Minister of Industry, Trade, and Labor


 Minister of Religious Services


Designated Minister of Jerusalem affairs and theDiaspora

 Yael German

 Minister of Health

 Moshe Ya`alon

 Minister of Defense

 Meir Cohen

 Minister of Social Affairs and Social Services

 Yisrael Katz

 Minister of Transport, National Infrastructure, and Road Safety

 Limor Livnat

 Minister of Culture and Sport

 Yair Lapid

 Minister of Finance

 Uzi Landau

 Minister of Tourism

 Sofa Landver

 Minister of Immigrant Absorption

 Tzipi Livni

 Minister of Justice

 Gideon Sa`ar

 Minister of Internal Affairs

 Amir Peretz

 Minister of Environmental Protection

 Yaakov Perry

 Minister of Science and Technology

 Shai Piron

 Minister of Education

 Silvan Shalom

 Minister of Energy and Water Resources


 Minister for the Development of the Negev and the Galilee


 Minister of Regional Cooperation

 Yuval Steinitz

 Minister of Strategic Affairs


 Minister of Intelligence


 Responsible for International Relations

 Yair Shamir

 Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

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