• Mon. Feb 6th, 2023

See what Israeli Agriculture Minister Alon Schuster said during MIFF’s Zoom meeting


On Wednesday 16 June, Israel’s new Minister of Agriculture Alon Schuster, from the Kahol Lavan party, attended a Zoom meeting with MIFF.

Watch the interview here:


Read about Israel’s new government here.

Schuster was born in the kibbutz Mefalsim near the border with Gaza (1957). Prior to his military service, he completed a year of service in the Israeli city of Sderot, which is also close to the Gaza border.

Schuster served in the Nahal Brigade.

He lost sight of one eye in 1981 after being wounded in preparation for the war in Lebanon in 1982.

Schuster is a former mayor of Sha’ar HaNegev and has a particularly good insight into the unique challenges that exist in the area.

Also read MIFF’s interview with Schuster here.

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