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MK Lia Shemtov began her politcal career in Natzeret Ilit, where she served three terms as deputy mayor.  As a Member of Knesset, Shemtov triumphs women’s causes and the underprivileged.  She is also dedicated to using legislation to protect the environment.

Born in 1958 in Chernowitz, Ukraine, MK Shemtov immigrated to Israel in 1980.


  • Chair, Subcommittee for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
  • Chair, Subcommittee on Immigrant Absorption in Cities and the Periphery
  • Member, Finance Committee
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee
  • Member, Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs
  • Member, Joint Committee for the Knesset Budget
  • Member, Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs
  • Chair, Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs


  • Chair, Lobby for Security Guards and Supervisors
  • Chair, Green Lobby in the Knesset
  • Chair, Lobby for the Galil and the Negev
  • Chair, Lobby for the Preservation of the Yiddish Language and Culture
  • Chair, Lobby for Women`s and Children`s Health
  • Chair, Lobby for Green Businesses
  • Chair, Lobby for the Redemption of Land for the Jewish People
  • Chair, Lobby for Strengthening Ties with Christian Evangelists
  • Chair, Lobby for Welfare of Residents of Haifa & the North
  • Member, Lobby for Local Government
  • Member, Lobby for Quality Assurance
  • Member, Lobby for the Prevention of Illegal Immigration to Israel
  • Member, Lobby for Tourism in Israel

Laws passed by MK Shemtov:

  • The granting of income support to disabled senior citizens who otherwise would not be eligible for such a financial benefit.
  • Adjustment of income tax for those who have finished an academic degree but still need to fulfill an internship period.

Posts Events

Beytenu MKs on Jabari Targeted Killing

סיעת ישראל ביתנו

“I congratulate the IDF on a successful operation. I hope this signals a fundamental policy-shift: no more mere responses. We need the systematic pursuit of everyone who is behind terrorism.”

Yisrael Beytenu MKs Inaugurate Materinity Ward


It was a source of joy and gratification to see the renovated hospital, the fruit of Yisrael Beytenu’s tireless campaigning for greater investment in the Periphery.

MK Lia Shemtov: “Phoenicia Plant Closure will be Catastrophic”

ליה שמטוב

“We must spare no effort to save this company. Hundreds of employees are at risk of losing their jobs. Intervention now can save workers much suffering and the State a lot of money in unemployment benefit.”

MK Shemtov Meets with Financial Guru Robert Shemin

ליה שמטוב

Shemtov and Shemin are designing a program to help small businesses in Israel succeed.


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