Minister of Interior Meir Sheetrit of Israel

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Sheetrit was elected to the Israeli Knesset in 1981 and served as a member until 1988 and again from 1992 to the present.
In 1996 Sheetrit was elected as the chairman of the political coalition and of the Likud fraction in the Knesset.
Sheetrit was replaced in the justice portfolio by Vice Prime Minister Tzipi Livni, who also continues to serve as Foreign Minister.
Public Security Minister Avi Dichter and Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit had 6.
Sheetrit is Olmert's rival within Kadima, and does not hide his ambition to "be prime minister one day.
Sheetrit said that only when there is peace "will the fig leaf of security cease to hide our nakedness when it comes to social affairs.
Earlier in the month, Sheetrit said Israel should invite the Saudis for talks on the initiative, Sheetrit said, adding that he had made the suggestion to then-prime minister Ariel Sharon when the Saudi plan was made public, and that he had told Prime Minister Ehud Olmert "to invite the Saudis to come to Israel" to discuss the peace plan.
Meir Sheetrit was born in Morocco in 1948 and immigrated to Israel in 1957.
Sheetrit was formerly a member of Likud, and served as Minister of Justice under former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Head of Kadima's PR headquarters MK Meir Sheetrit said Labor Chairman Ehud Barak was irrelevant in the upcoming general elections.
And, as for the impossible bureaucracy of the Interior Ministry - which could drive even the most patient of Israelis or potential Israelis insane - Sheetrit is clear: "That's going to change and I'm going to change it.
Meir Sheetrit is the current Israeli Minister of Construction and Housing.
This is big step towards finding a solution for significant issues in the Bedouin sector.
Sheetrit is also the Housing and Construction minister.
Sheetrit was born in Ksar Souk (now Errachidia), in Morocco, in 1957 his family immigrated to Israel.
Sheetrit is married and is a father to two children.
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WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (UPI) -- Israel stepped up its bombing campaign against major Hamas centers in Gaza Tuesday as prospects grew that heavy ground forces might be sent in to topple the extreme Islamist regime there.
5 (UPI) -- Israeli Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit said this week that hundreds of Darfur refugees seeking asylum in Israel will soon be granted citizenship.
But Sheetrit said a pardon could be granted in the future, depending on diplomatic and security factors.
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On the last night, Sheetrit came down with a bad case of food poisoning, and summoned his new friend for help.
Addressing the governing board of the Jewish Agency, Sheetrit said that funds should be directed to helping immigrants already living in Israel instead of absorbing “lost tribes” from Africa and Asia.
Jewish Graduates from Indiaat the MaTan-Herzog Hospital Nurse's Assistant Program in IsraelSheetrit said that new immigrants should not automatically receive citizenship, but have a five-year waiting period, take a pledge of allegiance and pass a Hebrew-proficiency test prior to becoming Israeli.
Sheetrit said the funding spent on encouraging aliyah should be used to help immigrants already living in Israel, “whose lives are miserable.
Sheetrit has lost sight of what Zionism and Israel are all about.
Commenting on Sheetrit’s mocking of descendents of the lost ten Jewish tribes, Freund alleged that Sheetrit has refused to study the issue or even meet with members of communities such as the Bnei Menashe, who have been converting and moving to Israel from northeast India.
Sheetrit has no place serving in the government of a Zionist Jewish state There is a strong element of racism and ignorance that runs through Mr.
Israeli citizens need to be equal in every aspect, in their rights and their obligations, Sheetrit said in his address to the annual conference of the Center for Jewish-Arab Economic Development.
Speaking on Israel Radio, Sheetrit said that when the talks over forming the coalition were held in April this year, he was of the opinion that Peretz should become Finance Minister, and not take the defense portfolio.
AMMAN -- Israeli warplanes continued to pound the Gaza Strip for a fourth straight day Tuesday and the number of Palestinian casualties, most of them civilians, continued to rise, in what Israeli leaders promised was just the beginning of a weeks-long assault aimed at eliminating the Hamas movement.
It was not clear whether Sheetrit was giving clues to what Sharon might do if elected to a third term in March, or whether he was expressing his personal views.
In his interview, Sheetrit said that if Israel wants to remain a democracy with a Jewish majority, it will eventually "have no choice but to leave most of the territories and let the Palestinians establish a state next to US.
A fence should be built along the border with Egypt to prevent African refugees, migrant workers, weapons and drugs from being smuggled into Israel, Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit said Tuesday.
Meir Sheetrit was born in 1948 in Morocco and immigrated to Israel in 1957.
In February 2003 Meir Sheetrit was appointed Minister without Portfolio in the Finance Ministry, a position he held until July 2004 when he was appointed Acting Minister of Transportation,officially receiving the portfolio in August2004.
In this regard, Meir Sheetrit is no different than Avraham Shohat.
the establishment on notice that he is its friend.
Speaking to AM, Minister Sheetrit praised Shimon Peres as a welcome addition to the new movement.
In a letter to the internal security service Shin Beth's senior officials, Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit said the move was necessary, accusing Bishara of contacting Hezbollah and visiting 'enemy states' of Lebanon and Syria, assisting them in exchange for money.
Sheetrit said he was working with the United Nations to determine a quota of refugees who would become naturalized Israeli citizens.
Olmert and Sheetrit met yesterday and agreed that the appointment is only temporary until Ramon’s trial is over.
Meir Sheetrit has served as Justice Minister in the past.