Ariel Atias was born in Tel Aviv in 1970.
Atias is the general manager of Shas’ kosher supervision organization.
He was elected to the Knesset in 2006 on the Shas list. Ariel Atias served
as Minister of Communications from May 2006 until March 2009, when he was
appointed Minister of Housing and Construction in the Netanyahu government, a
position he held until March 2013.
He is married and the father of four.