|date of birth||19 january 1955|
|place of birth||jerusalem|
|knessets||12, 13, 15, 16|
|faction represented in knesset|
|1999–2003||speaker of the knesset|
avraham "avrum" burg (hebrew: אברהם בורג, born 19 january 1955) is an israeli author, politician and businessman: he was a member of the knesset, chairman of the jewish agency for israel, speaker of the knesset, and interim president of israel. he was the first speaker of the knesset to have been born in israeli territory after independence in 1948. a member of the labor party when he was a member of the knesset, burg announced in january 2015 that he had joined hadash.