Ayelet Shaked became Israel’s Minister of Justice in May 2015 .Minister Shaked is a member of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) Party in the Israeli Knesset (Parliament). She was elected 2nd on the Party’s list in the 2015 primaries.From 2006 to 2008, Shaked worked as a personal assistant to then-opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu.In 2010, Shaked founded the “My Israel” movement together with Bayit Yehudi founder Naftali Bennett. The movement is a Zionist Hasbara organization that combats demonization and dis-information about Israel via the internet. As a result of her successful Hasbara efforts at “My Israel”, Shaked won the 2012 Abramowitz Israeli Prize for Media Criticism.In November 2012 she was elected 2nd in the Party’s primaries, making her both the first woman and secular person elected to the Party’s list.As an MK in the 19th Knesset, Shaked served as the Chair of the Knesset Lobby which focused on returning illegal migrants to their countries of origin, Chair of the Special Knesset Committee that drafted legislation aimed at integrating the Ultra-Orthodox into the Army and Israeli Society and Chair of the Knesset Lobby for the release of Jonathan Pollard. Additionally, she served as a member of the Committee on Foreign Workers and the Finance Committee.During her army service, Shaked served as an officer in the elite “Golani” Brigade. Shaked holds a BSc in electrical engineering and computer science from Tel Aviv University.Shaked is a mother of two children. She lives with her husband in Tel Aviv, where she was born and raised.

 Ayelet Shaked  

Minister of Justice 

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