Robert Tiviaev

Robert Tiviaev
Date of birth (1961-06-22) 22 June 1961
Place of birth Derbent, Soviet Union
Year of aliyah 1994
Knessets 18
Faction represented in Knesset
2009–2012 Kadima
2012–2013 Hatnuah

Robert Tiviaev (Hebrew: רוברט טיבייב, born 22 June 1961) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Kadima and Hatnuah between 2009 and 2013.[1]


Born in Derbent, Dagestan, in the Soviet Union (today in Russia), Tiviaev made aliyah to Israel in 1994 and settled in Ofakim. He became a member of the city council, and held the portfolio responsible for immigrant absorption. In addition, he chairs the Tehiya fund, which helps bring immigrants from the former Soviet Union.[2]

A former member of Yisrael Beiteinu, prior to the 2009 elections he won twentieth place on the Kadima list, and entered the Knesset as the party won 28 seats. In 2012 he left to join the new Hatnuah party, and was placed fourteenth on its list for the 2013 elections.[3] He lost his seat when the party won only six seats.

Tiviaev is married with two children and holds a master's degree in electrical engineering.


  1. Livni returns to politics with The Tzipi Livni Party Jerusalem Post, 27 November 2012
  2. On the cusp The Jerusalem Post, 5 February 2009
  3. Hatnuah Central Elections Committee
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