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President of Israel

The President of the State of Israel has a largely ceremonial role. The President has few powers and is elected to a five-year term by a simple majority of the Knesset.

Chaim Weizmann 1949-1952

Itzhak Ben-Zvi[?] 1952-1963

Zalman Shazar[?] 1963-1973

Ephraim Katzir[?] 1973-1978

Yitzhak Navon[?] 1978-1983

Chaim Herzog[?] 1983-1993

Ezer Weizman[?] 1993-2000

Moshe Katsav since 2000

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