Security, legal issues
Dalia Rabin, the daughter of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, was born in Israel in 1950.
She is a lawyer by profession, and worked for 14 years in the civil department of the Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office.
She specialized in labor laws and then served as legal counsel to Histadrut trade unions.
Ms. Rabin was elected to the Knesset in 1999 on behalf of the Center Party, and was chair of the Ethics Committee and a member of the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee; the Committee for the Advancement of Women; the State Audit Committee; and the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
In March 2001, she was appointed Deputy Minister of Defense.
She resigned in July 2002 to take up her current position, chair of the Yitzhak Rabin Center.