Former Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Gideon Gadot (Likud) passed away this past weekend at the age of 71.

Gideon Gadot was a Member of the 11th and 12th Knesset between the years 1984-1992.

Gadot filled the position of Deputy Speaker in the 12th Knesset.

Between the years 1981 and 1996 Gadot served as the Chairman on the Board of Directors of the Israel Lottery Commission.

Gadot’s funeral will take place today at 16:00 in the Nachalat Yitzchak Cemetery.

Gadot is survived by his 3 children and 5 grandchildren.

May he be of blessed memory.