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Moshe Sharoni (Hebrew: משה שרוני‎, born 1929) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Gil between 2006 and 2009. He previously served as head of the breakaway faction, Justice for the Elderly.

Moshe Sharoni
Date of birth1929
Place of birthBuhuși, Romania
Year of aliyah1948
Knessets17
Faction represented in Knesset
2006–2008Gil
2008Justice for the Elderly
2008–2009Gil

BiographyEdit

Born in Buhuși in Romania in 1929, Sharoni immigrated to Israel in 1948. In 1987 he gained a BA in municipal management from the University of Haifa.

Prior to the 1996 elections he and Nava Arad helped establish the Pensioner's Party, which later became Gil. He was second on the party's list for the 1999 elections,[1] but the party failed to win a seat. In 2006 he was elected to the Knesset on the Gil list. However, in early 2008 he led a breakaway faction from the party, establishing Justice for the Elderly on 2 June 2008.

On 27 October 2008 the faction merged back into Gil. He lost his seat in the 2009 elections when the party failed to cross the electoral threshold.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Parties and Lists The Jerusalem Post

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