Issawi Frej

Israeli politician

Issawi Frej (Arabic: عيساوي فريج, Hebrew: עִיסָאוּוִי פְרֵיג'; born 14 December 1963) is an Arab-Israeli politician who currently serves as a minister and was a member of the Knesset for Meretz in 2021. He was also a member of Knesset for the party between 2013 and 2019. He is the Minister of Regional Cooperation since 2021. He is the second Muslim minister in Israeli history, after Raleb Majadle.

Frej was born in Kafr Qasim, Israel. He studied at Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

In February 2022, Frej was hospitalized under critical condition in Tel Aviv, Israel after having a stroke.[1]

References change

  1. "Minister Frej Suffers Stroke, Admitted to ICU". Hamodia. Retrieved 11 February 2022.