Abuhatzeira, Aharon (1938–)

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Israeli politician and Knesset member. Born in Morocco, Aharon Abuhatzeira was first elected to the Knesset in 1974 as a member of the National Religious Party. He was reelected in 1977, serving as minister of religious affairs under Menachem Begin. In 1981 Abuhatzeira founded TAMI (Tnuʾat Masoret Israel), a political party that sought to advocate for Sephardic Jews, especially those from North Africa. He was elected to the Knesset in 1981 and in 1984 served as a TAMI member, then later joined the Likud and served as minister of labor, welfare, and immigration.


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