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Yitzhak Aharonovitch is Israel’s Minister of Internal Security, and has held this position since 2009. Minister Aharonovitch is a reserve deputy general in the IDF and has spent much of his professional life in the police force, making him an expert on security issues. During his career as a police officer, Minister Aharonovitch served as commander of the Border Police Unit, commander of the Police Force in Judea and Samaria, commader of the Southern Region. Aharonovitch served as director of the Police Force from 2002-2004. In 2006, he became an Yisrael Beytenu Member of Knesset and has served in many capacities, including Minister of Toursim (2007-8).

Minister Aharonovitch was born in Jerusalem in 1950 and is married with three children.

Ministry of Public Security headed by Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch:


  • Securing a police pay-rise after years of wage stagnation
  • The establishment of hundreds of new positions in the Israeli Police Force
  • The development of the infrastructure for the establishment of an Enforcement Department in southern Israel.
  • Establishment of a network of security cameras to monitor  and reduce vandalism and other crime
  • Expansion of the project ” A City without Violence”  to the majority of local authorities
  • The “Urban Police Project” operating in dozens of cities and local authorities throughout Israel


Posts Events

Aharonovitch at “Yes to Sports and No to Violence”

Minister of Internal Security Yitzchak Aharonvitch speaks at the launch of the basketball league for children and teens whose goal is to teach the values of good sportsmanship and to reduce sports-related violence.

Aharonovitch at Carmel Disaster Memorial

“We are committed to continuing to implement the lessons learned from the Disaster. We have upgraded our firefighting forces and made other important reforms. We will not be content with a partial job here. We know that lives depend on making the necessary reforms.”

Aharonovitch: Palestinian UN Bid Big Mistake

“In the end, we’re going to have to make peace between Jerusalem and Ramallah. But the Palestinian Authority Chair delivered an address full of incitement. How can we reach a peace settlement with someone who preaches such hatred?”

Aharonovitch: Zero Tolerance of Violence against Women

“We must create a safe and supportive environment for every woman to feel 100% supported. That means the Police and social services working together.”


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