Yosef (Tomy) Lapid

Date of Birth - 27/12/1931Place of Birth - Yugoslavia

Personal:Year of Aliyah: 1948Married With Two ChildrenSpeaks Hebrew, English, German, Hungarian, and Serbo-Croatian

Military Service:Rank: Corporal

Education:Law degree (L.L.B.)

Political Life:Knesset 15 -Member, Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee -Member, Constitution, Law and Justice Committee -Member, Parliamentary Inquiry Committee for the Location and Restitution of Property of Holocaust Victims -Member, Special Committee for Discussion of the Security Service Law

Knesset 16 Govt. 30 -Minister of Justice-Deputy Prime Minister

Significant Information:Journalist by professionAuthor of several books in HebrewServed in the past as General Director of the Israel Broadcasting Authority, Chairman of the Cable TV Union, and Chairman of the Israel Chess Society