Last updated on: 11/9/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Ze'ev Benjamin Begin, PhD Biography

Title:
Member of the Israeli Knesset 1988-1997
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 21, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Minister of Science, 1996-1997
  • Member of the Israeli Knesset 1988-1997
  • Member of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, 1992-1996
  • Chaired the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee’s Sub-Committee on National Defense Policy, 1988-1992
  • Headed the Environmental Geology and Hydrology Division, the Mapping, Marine Geology and Computer Center Division, and co-ordinated studies on the siting of the nuclear power plant in Israel, 1965-1988
  • Military service volunteer, 1975-1976
  • Served in Israeli Armored Corps, 1960-1963
Education:
  • PhD, Geology, Colorado State University
  • MSc, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • BSc, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Other:
  • Son of the late Prime Minister of Israel, Menachem Begin (1913-1992)