Published on : Wednesday, July 14, 2021
On 15th June, 2021, Yoel Razvozov became the Minister for the Israel Minister of Tourism. In 2013, Razvozov had first entered the Israeli Parliament, served as Chairperson of the Sports Lobby of the Knesset and Chairperson of the Generation and a Half Lobby since 2015. Razvozov was appointed Chairperson of the Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs from 2013-2015. Minister of Tourism Yoel Razvozov explained that he has plans to work dynamically to bring tourism back to square one.
To quote him, “My first task as Minister of Tourism is to build a correct and effective outline for the easing of conditions for tourists to enter Israel – of course, without endangering the citizens of Israel and in cooperation with the professional bodies in the Ministry of Health.”
Razvozov sponsored laws that give confidence to urban renewal and laws in lowering the cost of living. Also, he lead the fight for civil burial, designed for a proper burial for anyone who is not Jewish as per Jewish law or for anyone who wants a burial service that is compatible with the secular lifestyle.
Razvozov has worked for the rights of Holocaust refugees and to increase veteran allowances.