|Date of birth||19 May 1943|
|Place of birth||Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
Yosef "Yossi" Ahimeir (Hebrew: יוסף "יוסי" אחימאיר, born 19 May 1943) is an Israeli journalist and former politician, chief editor of the Hebrew ideological quarterly - "Ha-Umma". Since April 2005 he is also the director-general of the Jabotinsky Institute in Israel. Today, Ahimeir is member of the directorate of Yad Vashem and of International Board of Governors of the Ariel University Center of Samaria.
Ahimeir was born in Jerusalem during the Mandate era, the son of the journalist and historian Abba Ahimeir. He gained a BA from Tel Aviv University, and began working as a journalist at HaYom, the Gahal-affiliated newspaper, in 1966. In 1969 he moved to Ma'ariv, where he worked until 1984.
Ahimeir was on the Likud list for the elections, and although he failed to win a seat, he entered the Knesset on 7 August 1995 as a replacement for the deceased Haim Kaufman. However, he lost his seat in the 1996 elections.
His brother, Ya'akov, is also a journalist.
- Knesset Members in the Thirteenth Knesset Knesset website
- Yosef Ahimeir on the Knesset website