Amir Ohana

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Amir Ohana (Hebrew: אָמִיר אוֹחָנָה, born 15 March 1976) is an Israeli lawyer, former Shin Bet official and politician who has served as the Speaker of the Knesset since 2022,[1] and as a member of the Knesset for Likud. He previously held the posts of Minister of Justice and Minister of Public Security. He was the first openly gay right-wing member of the Knesset and the first openly gay man from Likud to serve in the Knesset.[2] He is also the first openly gay person to be appointed as a minister in the Israeli government[3] and the first openly gay Speaker of the Knesset.[4]

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Amir Ohana
Ohana in 2015
Ministerial roles
2019–2020Minister of Justice
2020–2021Minister of Public Security
Faction represented in the Knesset
Other roles
2022–Speaker of the Knesset
Personal details
Born (1976-03-15) 15 March 1976 (age 47)
Beersheba, Israel