Lavon Named Member of Israel Cabinet; Succeeds Eliezer Kaplan
Menu JTA Search

Lavon Named Member of Israel Cabinet; Succeeds Eliezer Kaplan

Download PDF for this date

Pinkas Lavon, former Minister of Agriculture, was today named minister without portfolio to succeed the late Eliezer Kaplan as deputy to Premier David Ben Gurion. The Israel Parliament approved the appointment.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund