MK Merav Michaeli

Israeli Member of the Knesset, the Zionist Union Party

MK Merav Michaeli has been a Member of Knesset since the 19th Knesset in 2013. She serves as the Chair of the Zionist Party and the opposition whip. Since her election to the Knesset, MK Michaeli has served on the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee including its subcommittees, and the House Committee. Michaeli’s activities have extended over many issues and sectors, including; socio-economic discourse, gender equality, relationship between state and religion, LBGTQ rights, labor rights and promoting the peace process. Prior to her election to the Knesset, MK Michaeli was a senior journalist with Haaretz, regularly publishing op-eds and interviews. She also edited and hosted news and entertainment programs on both television and radio. MK Michaeli was involved in the establishment of Galgalatz, and Radio Tel-Aviv, radio stations and served as a lecturer in universities and colleges on media and gender.