Poraz, Avraham (1945–)

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Israeli politician. Born in Romania in 1945, Avraham Poraz immigrated to Israel in 1950. He holds a law degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A member of the Knesset since 1988, Poraz has served on various committees, including Law and Justice, Ethics, and Finance. He is a member of the Shinui Party. In February 2003 Poraz was appointed minister of the interior.