The Information and Diaspora Minister of Israel is a post in the Israeli cabinet, created in March 2009.
Previously there had been both a Minister of Information (1967-1969 and 1974-1975), a Minister of Social and Disapora Affairs (1999-2001 and 2003-2006), and a Minister of Diaspora, Society and the Fight Against Antisemitism (2007-2009).
Between June and November 2005 there was also a Deputy Minister of Social and Disapora Affairs.
List of portfolio holders
|Post title||Minister||Party||Government(s)||Dates in Office|
|Information||Yisrael Galili||Alignment||13||5/6/1967 - 17/3/1969|
|Information||Aharon Yariv||Alignment||16||3/6/1974 - 4/2/1975|
|Information||Shimon Peres||Alignment||16||10/3/1974 - 3/6/1974|
|Social and Disapora Affairs||Michael Melchior||One Israel||28||5/8/1999 - 7/3/2001|
|Social and Disapora Affairs||Natan Sharansky||Likud||30||3/3/2003 - 4/5/2006|
|Diaspora, Society and the|
Fight Against Antisemitism
|Isaac Herzog||Labor Party||31||21/3/2007 - 31/3/2009|
|Information and Diaspora||Yuli-Yoel Edelstein||Likud||32||31/3/2009 - present|
|Minister||Party||Government(s)||Dates in Office|
|Michael Melchior||Meimad||30||20/6/2005 - 23/11/2005|
- All Ministers in the Ministry of Information Knesset website