(Likud Yisrael Beiteinu)
Gideon Sa'ar was born in Tel Aviv in 1966. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and an LLB from Tel Aviv University.
Sa'ar served as Aide to the Attorney-General (1995-1997), Aide to the State Attorney (1997-1998), and Secretary to the Government (1999, 2001-2002).
Elected to the Knesset in 2003, he has served as Likud Parliamentary Group Chairman and an active lobbyist. He was a member of the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, the House Committee, the Committee for Immigration, Absorption, and Diaspora Affairs, and as Chairman of the Committee on the Status of Women. In the 17th Knesset (2006-2009) he also served as Deputy Speaker of the Knesset.
Gideon Sa'ar was appointed Minister of Education in March 2009, a position he
held until March 2013 when he was appointed Minister of the Interior.
He is divorced and the father of two children.