Shitreet, Bekhor Shalom

(1895-1967)
   Israeli politic-ian. He was born in Tiberias. He was commander of the police in Lower Galilee and between 1935 and 1948 served as a magistrate in several towns. After the estab-lishment of the State of Israel, he served as minister of police and minister of minorities, as a representative of Sephardi and Oriental communities. Subsequently he was a member of the Knesset for Mapai.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

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