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Members of Israel’s Knesset

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Last Updated on October 8, 2021

Members of Israel’s Knesset elected on 2 March 2020.

The Knesset was elected on 2 March 2020 and sworn in in a historical ceremony at the Knesset in Givat Ram, Jerusalem, during the Coronavirus – Covid 19 pandemic and in accordance to Israel’s Ministry of Health restrictions and directives.

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Many of Israel’s small parties joined forces this time; Blue & White for example, under the leadership of Benny Gantz was made up of 4 smaller parties that joined together; Resilience, Yesh Atid, Telem and Independent.  The Joint List, an Arab party was made up of Hadash, Ra’am, Balad and Ta’al.

  •      Likud (36)
  •      Blue and White (33)
    •      Resilience (14)
    •      Yesh Atid (13)
    •      Telem (5)
    •      Independent (1)
  •      Joint List (15)
    •      Hadash (5)
      •      Maki (3)
      •      Independents (2)
    •      Ra’am (4)
    •      Balad (3)
    •      Ta’al (3)
  •      Shas (9)
  •      United Torah Judaism (7)
    •      Agudat Yisrael (4)
    •      Degel HaTorah (3)
  •      Yisrael Beiteinu (7)
  •      Labor-Meretz (6)
    •      Labor (3)
    •      Meretz (3)
  •      Yamina (6)
    •      New Right (3)
    •      Jewish Home-National Union (3)
      •      National Union (2)
      •      The Jewish Home (1)
  •      Gesher (1)

Neither the Likud under the leadership of Binyamin Netanyahu, who won 36 seats/mandates nor the Blue & While party, who won 33 seats/mandates have been able to form a government.  A unity government is still on the table.  The current Speaker of the House is Yuli-Yoel Edelstein.

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