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Who is Merav Michaeli?
Merav Michaeli is an Israeli eminent politician, journalist, TV anchor, radio broadcaster, feminist, and activist. Currently, she is the leader of the Israeli Labor Party and the Minister of Transport and Road Safety in the thirty-sixth government of Israel.
How Old is Merav Michaeli?
She is 55 years old as of October 2022, having been born on November 24, 1966, in Petah Tikva, Israel. Merav shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; w2s, Peyton Meyer, Jordan Beau, Monty Lopez, Sarah Hyland, and many more.
Merav Michaeli Family
Who are Merav Michaeli Parents?
She was born to Ami Michaeli (Father) and Suzan Kastner (Mother).
Does Merav Michaeli have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether she has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Merav Michaeli Education
Information regarding where she received her high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Merav Michaeli Marital Status
She is in a relationship with her partner Lior Schleien (born on July 1, 1978) an Israeli television producer and host.
Merav Michaeli Kids
She and her partner Lior have a son who was born via surrogate pregnancy in the United States.
Merav Michaeli Career
A Tv Career
She served as a leader in the Israeli Scouts during her youth. And as a newscaster on the Army Radio in the IDF. Also, she helped establish Galgalatz and Radio Tel Aviv radio stations and would also lead Hebrew television programs focused on politics. Moreover, she was a journalist and opinion columnist for the Haaretz newspaper. Also, she taught university classes and lectured extensively on the topics of feminism, media, and communications. In September 2012, she spoke at TEDxJaffa on the theme of “paradigm shift” in which she argued that society should “cancel marriage”.
A Political Career
She announced in October 2012, that she was joining the Labor Party. And intended to run for inclusion on Labor’s list for the 2013 Knesset elections. On November 29, 2012, she won 5th place on the Labor Party’s list and was elected to the Knesset when Labor won 15 seats. In preparation for the 2015 general election, the Labor and Hatnuah parties formed the Zionist Union alliance.
Merav went on and won the 9th slot on the Zionist Union list and was elected to the Knesset as it won 24 seats. However, Zionist Union was dissolved shortly before the end of the Knesset term with Labor and Hatnuah sitting in the Knesset as separate parties. For the April 2019 elections, she was placed 7th on the Labor list but lost her seat as Labor was reduced to six seats. But in August 2019, she returned to the Knesset after Stav Shaffir resigned from the legislature.
After the 2020 Israeli legislative election, the then Labor party leader Amir Peretz announced on April 22, 2020, that the Labor Party would join the unity government in the Netanyahu-Gantz coalition, but Merav rejected sitting in the coalition under Netanyahu. On January 24, 2021, she was elected to lead the Israeli Labor Party after her predecessor Amir Peretz announced that he would not stand for re-election.
On March 23, 2021, in the election, the Israeli Labor Party was granted seven seats and during the parliamentary negotiation phase, put their trust in Yapir Lapid to form the government. That same year on June 13, the 36th Israeli government was sworn in, and with it Merav as Minister of Transport and Road Safety. She then announced on December 31, 2021, that the Central Bus station in Tel Aviv would be closed within four years, breaking her promise to close it immediately. In July 2022, she was re-elected to lead the Israeli Labor Party.
Merav Michaeli Height and Measurements
Her body measurements are not mentioned on the internet.
Merav Michaeli Salary and Net Worth
News on the internet shows that she has a monthly salary of $2600 and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.