Aharon Yariv

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Aharon Yariv (20 December 1920 – 7 May 1994) was head of Aman (Israeli military intelligence) from 1964 to 1972.[1]

Senator Henry Jackson met Yariv during his visit to Israel in 1970.[2]

After leaving the army, he joined the Alignment. He was elected to the Knesset in the 1973 elections, and was appointed Transportation Minister, and then Information Minister. He resigned from the latter post in 1975, and then from the Knesset shortly before the 1977 elections.




  1. Aharon Yariv, knesset.gov.il, accessed 13 April 2011.
  2. Robert G. Kaufman, Henry M. Jackson: A Life in Politics, University of Washington Press, 2000, p.265.