Dalia Itzik

Israeli politician

Dalia Itzik (Hebrew: דליה איציק Dalya Itsik; born 20 October 1952) is a former Israeli politician. She was a member of the Knesset for HaAvoda and Kadima.[1] From May 2006 to March 2009 she was the first female speaker of the Knesset. She was interim President of Israel from January to July 2007[2] and was several times a minister.

Itzik was born in Jerusalem and studied literature and history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and law in Herzliya.

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  1. Dalia Itzik becomes acting president The Jerusalem Post, 25 January 2007
  2. Skard, Torild (2014) "Dalia Itzik" in Women of power - half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide, Bristol: Policy Press, ISBN 978-1-44731-578-0, p. 37

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