Who is Benjamin Netanyahu?Benjamin Netanyahu is a former Prime Minister of Israel who served for a total of 15 years in office. He was the prime minister from 1996 to 1999 and then re-elected from 2009 to 2021 after Naftali Bennett ousted him from his reign. He presently serves as the chairman of the National Liberal Movement (Likud party) and Leader of the Opposition.
Benjamin Netanyahu: Before PM Office
Born in Tel Aviv and raised in Jerusalem, Netanyahu joined Israel defense after high school in 1967. He trained as a combat soldier and served for five years in the special forces unit.