Itzik, Dalia

(1952— )
   Born in Jerusalem and a teacher by training, from 1982 to 1988, she served as chairperson of the Jerusalem Teachers' Association. She was also a member of the Jerusalem City Council and deputy mayor of the city from 1989 to 1993. First elected to the Knesset in 1992 on the Israel Labor Party list, she was reelected in 1996 and 1999. Itzik was appointed environment minister on 6 July 1999, the only female member of the original cabinet formed by Ehud Barak. Reelected to the 16th Knesset in 2003, she was appointed minister of communications on 10 January 2005. Itzik was reelected to the 17th Knesset in March 2006 on the Kadima list. On 4 May 2006, she made history by being elected the first female speaker of the Knesset. After President Moshe Katsav requested and received a temporary leave of absence in January 2007, she became acting president for the duration of his period of absence. She served in that capacity until Shimon Peres took office as Israel's ninth president on 15 July 2007.
   See also Women in Israel.

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  • ITZIK, DALIA — (née Ballas; 1952– ), Israeli politician and teacher, Knesset member since the Thirteenth Knesset (1992). Itzik was born in Jerusalem to a non religious family of Iraqi origin, but was sent to religious schools and attended the Evelyna de… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Dalia Itzik — Date of birth 20 October 1952(1952 10 20) Place of birth …   Wikipedia

  • Dalia Itzik — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dalia Itzik Datos personales Nacimiento 20 de octubre de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dalia Itzik — (2007) Dalia Itzik (hebräisch ‏דליה איציק‎‎; * 20. Oktober 1952 in Jerusalem) ist eine israelische Politikerin und die erste weibliche Parlamentspräsidentin Israels. Leben Itzik entstam …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dalia Itzik — דליה איציק Mandats Présidente de l État d Israël (par intérim) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Itzik — ist ein Personenname: Er ist sowohl Familienname: Dalia Itzik als auch Rufname: Itzik Feffer Itzik Manger Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterschei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dalia — may refer to: Places Dalia (oil field), an offshore oil field in Angola Dalia, Israel, a kibbutz Dalia, the Latinized name for Dalsland, Sweden People Dalia (name), a given name Dalia Contreras (born 1983), Venezuelan taekwando practitioner Dalia …   Wikipedia

  • Dalia — Dalia, auch Daliah, ist der Vorname von: Dalia Grybauskaitė (* 1956), litauische Politikerin Dalia Hernández (* 1985), mexikanische Tänzerin und Schauspielerin Dalia Itzik (* 1952), israelische Politikerin Daliah Lavi (* 1942), israelische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Itzik — n. Hebrew male first name; family name; Dalia Itzik (born 1952), chairwoman of Israel s 17th Knesset, Speaker of the 17th Knesset …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dalia Itzik — n. (born 1952) chairwoman of Israel s 17th Knesset, Speaker of the 17th Knesset …   English contemporary dictionary

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