Karine Elharrar

Israeli Minister of Energy
Yesh Atid party

Karine Elharrar is the first female Israeli minister of energy. She holds an LLB from the College of Management Law School, where she graduated at the age of 23, and an LLM from the American University Washington College of Law. As an attorney she has practiced law in private firms in Israel, and during her stay in the United States she worked with two leading American organizations that deal with the rights of people with disabilities (The AAPD and the MDRI). After returning to Israel, Elharrar started working at the legal clinic for people with disabilities at the Bar-Ilan University, and opened two new clinics, including the clinic for the elderly and holocaust survivors which she managed for five years.

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