Israel: Head of the Provisional Council of State: 1948-1949

Mo'etset haMedinah haZemanit (מועצת המדינה הזמנית) | Provisional Council of State
14 May 1948 - 17 Jun 1948 no presiding officer [1]
Yoshev Rosh Mo'etset haMedinah haZemanit (יושב-ראש מועצת המדינה הזמנית) | Chairman of the Provisional Council of State
17 Jun 1948 - 15 Jul 1948 office vacant
15 Jul 1948 - 30 Sep 1948
Yosef Shprintsak
 
(יוסף שפרינצק)
 
[2]
Nesi Mo'etset haMedinah haZemanit (נשיא מועצת המדינה הזמנית) | President of the Provisional Council of State
16 May 1948 - 14 Feb 1949
Hayyim Vaytsman
 
(חיים ויצמן)
 
[3]

[1] Before the Council ratified the Rules of Procedure (17 Jun 1948), including the creation of the office of Yoshev Rosh haMo'atsah (Chairman of the Council, יושב ראש המועצה), and elected Yosef Shprintsak to that office (15 Jul 1948), David Ben-Guryon (דוד בן־גוריון) chaired the sessions as the Head of the Government (Rosh haMemshalah, ראש הממשלה‎) between 16 May 1948 and 15 Jul 1948 inclusively.
[2] Pending the taking office by Hayyim Vaytsman as Nesi haMo'atsah (President of the Council, נשיא המועצה) on 30 Sep 1948 and continuing in office as Yoshev Rosh haMo'atsah (Chairman of the Council, יושב ראש המועצה) to 14 Feb 1949.
[3] Elected 16 May 1948 in absentia, accepted election while staying in the United States 17 May 1948, returned to Israel and took office 30 Sep 1948.
Last updated on: 16 Jan 2016 07:30:25