Haneh Hadad

Haneh Hadad (Arabic: حنا حداد‎, Hebrew: חנא חדד‎; born 19 April 1919) is an Israeli Arab former police officer and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 1995 and 1996.

Haneh Hadad
Date of birth (1919-04-19) 19 April 1919 (age 101)
Place of birthJish, Palestine
Faction represented in Knesset
1995–1996Labor Party


Born in Jish in 1919, Hadad received a high school education, before joining the police force. He worked as a detective, and became a Chief Superintendent and assistant to the Minister of Police.

In the 1981 Knesset elections, he headed the Arab Brotherhood List, but it won only 0.4% of the vote and failed to cross the electoral threshold. In 1988 he became a member of the Israeli delegation to the United Nations. He was on the Labor Party list for the 1992 elections, but failed to win a seat. However, he entered the Knesset on 5 July 1995 as a replacement for Avraham Burg,[1] and was made a Deputy Speaker. He lost his seat in the 1996 elections.


External linksEdit