Birth Name: Musa Qasab
Place of Birth: Yazd, Yazd, Iran
Date of Birth: 5 December, 1945
Ethnicity: Persian Jewish
Moshe Katsav is an Israeli politician. He served as the 8th President of Israel, from 1 August, 2000 to 1 July, 2007.
He is the son of Gohar and Shmuel Katsav. He was born in Yazd, Yazd, Iran, to a Persian Jewish family. The family moved to Israel in 1951.
President Katsav is married to Gila Paradni, with whom he has five children.