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Index Likud

Likud (הַלִּיכּוּד, translit. HaLikud, lit., The Consolidation), officially, the Likud-National Liberal Movement, is a centre-right to right-wing political party in Israel. [1]

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Alignment (Israel)

The Alignment (המערך, translit. HaMa'arakh) is the name of two political alliances in Israel.

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Aliyah (עֲלִיָּה aliyah, "ascent") is the immigration of Jews from the diaspora to the Land of Israel (Eretz Israel in Hebrew).

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Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe

The Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE), formerly known as the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR), is a conservative and eurosceptic European political party with a main focus on reforming the European Union (EU) on the basis of Eurorealism, as opposed to total rejection of the EU (anti-EU-ism).

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Amir Ohana

Amir Ohana (אמיר אוחנה; born 15 March 1976) is an Israeli lawyer, former Shin Bet official and politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud.

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Amir Peretz

Amir Peretz (עמיר פרץ; born Armand Peretz on 9 March 1952) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for the Zionist Union.

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Anat Berko

Anat Berko (ענת ברקו, born 14 January 1960) is an Israeli criminologist and politician.

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Anwar Sadat

Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat (محمد أنور السادات, Egyptian muħæmmæd ˈʔɑnwɑɾ essæˈdæːt; 25 December 1918 – 6 October 1981) was the third President of Egypt, serving from 15 October 1970 until his assassination by fundamentalist army officers on 6 October 1981.

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Arab world

The Arab world (العالم العربي; formally: Arab homeland, الوطن العربي), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية) or the Arab states, currently consists of the 22 Arab countries of the Arab League.

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Ariel Sharon

Ariel Sharon (אריאל שרון;,, also known by his diminutive Arik, אַריק, born Ariel Scheinermann, אריאל שיינרמן‎; February 26, 1928 – January 11, 2014) was an Israeli general and politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel from March 2001 until April 2006.

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Arutz Sheva

Arutz Sheva (lit), also known in English as Israel National News, is an Israeli media network identifying with Religious Zionism.

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Avi Dichter

Avi Dichter (אבי דיכטר,; born 14 December 1952) is an Israeli politician and the current Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

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Avigdor Lieberman

Avigdor Lieberman (אביגדור ליברמן,,; born Evet Lvovich Liberman, Эве́т Льво́вич Ли́берман, 5 July 1958) is a Soviet-born Israeli politician who serves as the Defense Minister of Israel.

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Avraham Neguise

Avraham Neguise (אברהם נגוסה, born 10 February 1958) is an Israeli politician and activist for the Falash Mura community.

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Ayoob Kara

Ayoob Kara (أيوب قرا, איוב קרא, also Ayoub or Ayub; born 12 March 1955) is an Israeli Druze politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and as Minister of Communications.

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Bank Leumi

Bank Leumi (בנק לאומי, lit. National Bank) is an Israeli bank.

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Begin–Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

The Begin–Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA Center) is an independent, non-partisan Israeli think tank conducting policy-relevant research on Middle Eastern and global strategic affairs, particularly as they relate to the national security and foreign policy of Israel and regional peace and stability.

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Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician serving as the 9th and current Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, previously holding the position from 1996 to 1999.

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Benny Begin

Ze'ev Binyamin Begin, (זאב בנימין בגין, born 1 March 1943) is an Israeli geologist and politician.

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Bezeq (בזק) is an Israeli telecommunications company.

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Blue is one of the three primary colours of pigments in painting and traditional colour theory, as well as in the RGB colour model.

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Camp David Accords

The Camp David Accords were signed by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on 17 September 1978, following twelve days of secret negotiations at Camp David.

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Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.

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Centre-right politics

Centre-right politics or center-right politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-right politics, are politics that lean to the right of the left–right political spectrum, but are closer to the centre than other right-wing variants.

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Chaim I. Waxman

Chaim Isaac Waxman (born February 26, 1941) is an American sociologist now living in Israel.

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Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.

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David Bitan

David Bitan (דוד ביטן, born 8 April 1960) is an Israeli lawyer and politician.

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David Levy (Israeli politician)

David Levy (דוד לוי, born 21 December 1937) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1969 and 2006, as well as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Immigrant Absorption, Minister of Housing and Construction and as a Minister without Portfolio.

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David Re'em

David Re'em (born 28 March 1953) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Likud and Herut – The National Movement between 1996 and 1999.

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Dudi Amsalem

David "Dudi" Amsalem (דוד "דודי" אמסלם, born 11 August 1960), is an Israeli politician.

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Economic liberalism

Economic liberalism is an economic system organized on individual lines, which means the greatest possible number of economic decisions are made by individuals or households rather than by collective institutions or organizations.

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Economy of Israel

The economy of Israel is technologically advanced by global standards.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty

The Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty (معاهدة السلام المصرية الإسرائيلية, Mu`āhadat as-Salām al-Misrīyah al-'Isrā'īlīyah; הסכם השלום בין ישראל למצרים, Heskem HaShalom Bein Yisrael LeMitzrayim) was signed in Washington, D.C., United States on 26 March 1979, following the 1978 Camp David Accords.

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Ehud Barak

Ehud Barak (Ehud_barak.ogg, born Ehud Brog; 12 February 1942) is an Israeli politician who served as the tenth Prime Minister from 1999 to 2001.

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El Al

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL), trading as El Al (אל על, "To the Skies" or "Skywards", إل-عال), is the flag carrier of Israel.

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Elections in Israel

Elections in Israel are based on nationwide proportional representation.

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Ethan Bronner

Ethan Bronner (born 1954) is a senior editor at Bloomberg News following 17 years at The New York Times, most recently as deputy national editor.

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Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Finance minister

A finance minister is an executive or cabinet position in charge of one or more of government finances, economic policy and financial regulation.

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Fiscal conservatism

Fiscal conservatism (also economic conservatism or conservative economics) is a political-economic philosophy regarding fiscal policy and fiscal responsibility advocating low taxes, reduced government spending and minimal government debt.

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Flag of Israel

The flag of Israel (דגל ישראל Degel Yisra'el; علم إسرائيل ʿAlam Israʼīl) was adopted on 28 October 1948, five months after the establishment of the State of Israel.

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Foreign relations of Israel

Israel joined the United Nations on 11 May 1949.

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Free Centre

The Free Centre (המרכז החופשי, HaMerkaz HaHofshi) was a political party in Israel, and is one of the ancestors of the modern-day Likud.

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Free market

In economics, a free market is an idealized system in which the prices for goods and services are determined by the open market and consumers, in which the laws and forces of supply and demand are free from any intervention by a government, price-setting monopoly, or other authority.

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Free trade

Free trade is a free market policy followed by some international markets in which countries' governments do not restrict imports from, or exports to, other countries.

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Freedom of the press

Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the principle that communication and expression through various media, including printed and electronic media, especially published materials, should be considered a right to be exercised freely.

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Gahal (גח"ל, an acronym for Gush Herut-Liberalim (Hebrew), lit. Herut-Liberals Bloc) was the major right-wing political alliance in Israel led by Menachem Begin from its founding in 1965 until the establishment of Likud in 1973.

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Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip (The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) – p.761 "Gaza Strip /'gɑːzə/ a strip of territory under the control of the Palestinian National Authority and Hamas, on the SE Mediterranean coast including the town of Gaza...". قطاع غزة), or simply Gaza, is a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest for and Israel on the east and north along a border.

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Gesher (political party)

Gesher (גֶּשֶׁר, lit. Bridge), officially Gesher - National Social Movement (Gesher - Teno'a Hevratit Le'umit) was a political party in Israel between 1996 and 2003.

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Gila Gamliel

Gila Gamliel (גילה גמליאל, born 24 February 1974) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and Minister for Social Equality.

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Gilad Erdan

Gilad Menashe Erdan (גִּלְעָד מְנַשֶּׁה אֶרְדָן,; born 30 September 1970) is an Israeli politician who serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and the Minister of Public Security, Strategic Affairs and Minister of Information.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Haaretz (הארץ) (lit. "The Land ", originally Ḥadashot Ha'aretz – חדשות הארץ, – "News of the Land ") is an Israeli newspaper.

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Haim Katz

Haim Katz (חיים כץ, born 21 December 1947) is an Israeli politician.

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Haredi Judaism

Haredi Judaism (חֲרֵדִי,; also spelled Charedi, plural Haredim or Charedim) is a broad spectrum of groups within Orthodox Judaism, all characterized by a rejection of modern secular culture.

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Hatnuah (lit) is a liberal political party in Israel formed by former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to present an alternative to voters frustrated by the stalemate in the Israeli–Palestinian peace process.

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Haviv Rettig Gur

Haviv Rettig Gur (חביב רטיג גור) (b. April 4, 1981) is an Israeli journalist who serves as the political correspondent and analyst for The Times of Israel.

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Herut (חרות, Freedom) was the major right-wing nationalist political party in Israel from 1948 until its formal merger into Likud in 1988.

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Herut – The National Movement

Herut – The National Movement (חרות – התנועה הלאומית, Herut – HaTnu'a HaLeumit), commonly known as just Herut, was a minor right-wing political party in Israel.

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Histadrut or the General Organization of Workers in Israel originally (ההסתדרות הכללית של העובדים בארץ ישראל, HaHistadrut HaKlalit shel HaOvdim B'Eretz Yisrael) is Israel's national trade union centre, representing the majority of trade unionists in the State of Israel.

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International Young Democrat Union

The International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) is a global alliance of centre-right political youth organisations and the youth wing of the International Democrat Union (IDU).

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The Irgun (ארגון; full title:, lit. "The National Military Organization in the Land of Israel") was a Zionist paramilitary organization that operated in Mandate Palestine between 1931 and 1948.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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Israeli disengagement from Gaza

The Israeli disengagement from Gaza (תוכנית ההתנתקות,; in the Disengagement Plan Implementation Law), also known as "Gaza expulsion" and "Hitnatkut", was the withdrawal of the Israeli army from inside the Gaza Strip, and the dismantling of all Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip in 2005.

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Israeli general election, 1996

General elections were held in Israel on 29 May 1996.

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Israeli general election, 1999

Early general elections for both the Prime Minister and the Knesset were held in Israel on 17 May 1999 following a vote of no confidence in the government; the incumbent Likud Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ran for re-election.

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Israeli Labor Party

The Israeli Labor Party (מִפְלֶגֶת הָעֲבוֹדָה הַיִּשְׂרְאֵלִית, translit.), commonly known as HaAvoda (הָעֲבוֹדָה), is a social democratic and Zionist political party in Israel.

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Israeli legislative election, 1973

The Elections for the eighth Knesset were held on 31 December 1973.

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Israeli legislative election, 1977

The Elections for the ninth Knesset were held on 17 May 1977.

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Israeli legislative election, 1981

Knesset elections were held in Israel on 30 June 1981.

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Israeli legislative election, 1984

Elections for the eleventh Knesset were held in Israel on 23 July 1984.

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Israeli legislative election, 1988

Elections for the 12th Knesset were held in Israel on 1 November 1988.

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Israeli legislative election, 1992

Elections for the 13th Knesset were held in Israel on 23 June 1992.

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Israeli legislative election, 2003

Elections for the 16th Knesset were held in Israel on 28 January 2003.

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Israeli legislative election, 2006

Elections for the 17th Knesset were held in Israel on 28 March 2006.

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Israeli legislative election, 2009

Elections for the 18th Knesset were held in Israel on 10 February 2009.

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Israeli legislative election, 2013

Early elections for the nineteenth Knesset were held in Israel on 22 January 2013.

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Israeli legislative election, 2015

Early elections for the twentieth Knesset were held in Israel on 17 March 2015.

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Israeli prime ministerial election, 2001

Elections for Prime Minister were held in Israel on 6 February 2001 following the resignation of the incumbent, Labour's Ehud Barak.

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Israeli settlement

Israeli settlements are civilian communities inhabited by Israeli citizens, almost exclusively of Jewish ethnicity, built predominantly on lands within the Palestinian territories, which Israel has militarily occupied since the 1967 Six-Day War, and partly on lands considered Syrian territory also militarily occupied by Israel since the 1967 war.

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Israeli West Bank barrier

The Israeli West Bank barrier or wall (for further names see here) is a separation barrier in the West Bank or along the Green Line.

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Jackie Levy

Jackie Levy (ז'קי לוי, born 28 October 1960) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and as the Deputy Minister of Construction.

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James Baker

James Addison Baker III (born April 28, 1930) is an American attorney and political figure.

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Jeremy Ashkenas

Jeremy Ashkenas is a computer programmer known for the creation and co-creation of the CoffeeScript and LiveScript programming languages respectively, the Backbone.js JavaScript framework and the Underscore.js JavaScript library.

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Jewish culture

Jewish culture is the culture of the Jewish people from the formation of the Jewish nation in biblical times through life in the diaspora and the modern state of Israel.

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Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.

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Jordan River

The Jordan River (also River Jordan; נְהַר הַיַּרְדֵּן Nahar ha-Yarden, ܢܗܪܐ ܕܝܘܪܕܢܢ, نَهْر الْأُرْدُنّ Nahr al-Urdunn, Ancient Greek: Ιορδάνης, Iordànes) is a -long river in the Middle East that flows roughly north to south through the Sea of Galilee (Hebrew: כנרת Kinneret, Arabic: Bohayrat Tabaraya, meaning Lake of Tiberias) and on to the Dead Sea.

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Kadima (lit) was a centrist and liberal political party in Israel.

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King George Street (Tel Aviv)

King George Street (רחוב המלך ג'ורג' Rehov ha-Melekh Jorj) is a street in Tel Aviv named for King George V of the United Kingdom who reigned during the British Mandate of Palestine.

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The Knesset (הַכְּנֶסֶת; lit. "the gathering" or "assembly"; الكنيست) is the unicameral national legislature of Israel.

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Lehi (militant group)

Lehi (לח"י – לוחמי חרות ישראל Lohamei Herut Israel – Lehi, "Fighters for the Freedom of Israel – Lehi"), often known pejoratively as the Stern Gang,"This group was known to its friends as LEHI and to its enemies as the Stern Gang." Blumberg, Arnold.

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LGBT conservatism

LGBT conservatism refers to a socio-political movement which embraces and promotes the ideology of conservatism within an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) context.

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LGBT rights in Israel

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in Israel are the most tolerant in the Middle East, and among the most tolerant in Asia.

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Liberal conservatism

Liberal conservatism is a political ideology combining conservative policies with liberal stances, especially on ethical and social issues, or a brand of political conservatism strongly influenced by liberalism.

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Liberal Party (Israel)

The Israeli Liberal Party (מפלגה ליברלית ישראלית, Miflaga Libralit Yisraelit) was a political party in Israel and is one of the ancestors of the modern-day Likud.

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Likud Haredi faction

Likud Haredi faction (HFL, המטה החרדי בליכוד), founded on 15 March 2011 in Bnei Brak, is a group of Likud party members affiliated with the Haredi sector.

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Likud leadership election, 2012

An election for the leadership of Likud was held on 31 January 2012.

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List of Likud Knesset members

List of Likud Knesset Members and the sessions of the Knesset (the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem) in which they served (place on Likud list is given in brackets).

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List of Middle East peace proposals

This is a reversed chronological list of peace proposals in the Middle East, often abbreviated under the Mideast peace concept.

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Madrid Conference of 1991

The Madrid Conference of 1991 was a peace conference, held from 30 October to 1 November 1991 in Madrid, hosted by Spain and co-sponsored by the United States and the Soviet Union.

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Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin (Menaḥem Begin,; Menakhem Volfovich Begin; 16 August 1913 – 9 March 1992) was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of Israel.

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Metzudat Ze'ev

Metzudat Ze'ev (מצודת זאב, lit. "Ze'ev's fortress / stronghold") is an office building located on 38 King George Street in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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Michael Kleiner

Michael Kleiner (מיכאל קליינר; born 4 April 1948) is an Israeli politician and leader of Herut – The National Movement.

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Miki Zohar

Makhlouf "Miki" Zohar (מכלוף "מיקי" זוהר, born 28 March 1980) is an Israeli lawyer and politician.

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Miri Regev

Miriam "Miri" Regev (מרים "מירי" רגב; born Miriam Siboni on May 26, 1965) is an Israeli politician and a former Brigadier-general in the Israel Defense Forces, in which she served as IDF Spokeswoman.

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Mixed economy

A mixed economy is variously defined as an economic system blending elements of market economies with elements of planned economies, free markets with state interventionism, or private enterprise with public enterprise.

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A monopoly (from Greek μόνος mónos and πωλεῖν pōleîn) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity.

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Moshe Feiglin

Moshe Zalman Feiglin (משה פייגלין, born 31 July 1962) is an Israeli politician and columnist.

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Movement for Greater Israel

The Movement for Greater Israel (התנועה למען ארץ ישראל השלמה, HaTenu'a Lema'an Eretz Yisrael HaSheleima, officially called themselves in English Land of Israel Movement) was a political organisation in Israel during the 1960s and 1970s which subscribed to an ideology of Greater Israel.

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National camp

In Israeli politics, the national camp is a term used to describe an informal coalition of nationalist and religious political parties that since 1977 has frequently cooperated to form governments.

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National List

The National List (רשימה ממלכתית, Reshima Mamlakhtit), sometimes translated as the State List, was a political party in Israel.

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Nava Boker

Nava Prehi-Boker (נאוה פרחי-בוקר, born 15 November 1970) is an Israeli journalist and politician.

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Nurit Koren

Nurit Koren (נורית קורן, born 24 February 1960) is an Israeli lawyer and politician.

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Ofir Akunis

Ofir Akunis (אופיר אקוניס, born 28 May 1973) is a right-wing Israeli politician.

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One Israel

One Israel (ישראל אחת, Yisrael Ahat) was an alliance of the Labor Party, Meimad and Gesher created to run for the 1999 Knesset elections.

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Oren Hazan

Oren Asaf Hazan (אורן אסף חזן) is an Israeli politician.

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Palestine Liberation Organization

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO; منظمة التحرير الفلسطينية) is an organization founded in 1964 with the purpose of the "liberation of Palestine" through armed struggle, with much of its violence aimed at Israeli civilians.

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Palestinian refugee camps

Palestinian refugee camps were established after the 1948 Arab–Israeli War to accommodate the Palestinian refugees who fled or were expelled during the 1948 Palestinian exodus.

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Pirate radio

Pirate radio or a pirate radio station is a radio station that broadcasts without a valid license.

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Pride in the Likud

Likud Pride (Hebrew: גאווה בליכוד; Ga'ava BaLikud) is a conservative LGBT organization founded in 2011 and linked to the Israeli right-wing Likud party.

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Prime Minister of Israel

The Prime Minister of Israel (רֹאשׁ הַמֶּמְשָׁלָה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. Head of the Government, Hebrew acronym: רה״מ; رئيس الحكومة, Ra'īs al-Ḥukūma) is the head of government of Israel and the most powerful figure in Israeli politics.

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Private sector

The private sector is the part of the economy, sometimes referred to as the citizen sector, which is run by private individuals or groups, usually as a means of enterprise for profit, and is not controlled by the State.

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Privatization (also spelled privatisation) is the purchase of all outstanding shares of a publicly traded company by private investors, or the sale of a state-owned enterprise to private investors.

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Revisionist Zionism

Revisionist Zionism is a faction within the Zionist movement.

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Right-wing politics

Right-wing politics hold that certain social orders and hierarchies are inevitable, natural, normal or desirable, typically supporting this position on the basis of natural law, economics or tradition.

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Right-wing populism

Right-wing populism is a political ideology which combines right-wing politics and populist rhetoric and themes.

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Robert Freedman (political scientist)

Robert Freedman (Robert O. Freedman, Robert Owen Freedman) is an American political scientist who holds appointments at Baltimore Hebrew University and at the Johns Hopkins University.

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Romanization of Hebrew

Hebrew uses the Hebrew alphabet with optional vowel diacritics.

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Second Intifada

The Second Intifada, also known as the Al-Aqsa Intifada (انتفاضة الأقصى; אינתיפאדת אל-אקצה Intifādat El-Aqtzah), was the second Palestinian uprising against Israel – a period of intensified Israeli–Palestinian violence.

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Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saeculum meaning "worldly", "of a generation", "temporal", or a span of about 100 years) is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively allied with or against any particular religion.

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Separation of church and state

The separation of church and state is a philosophic and jurisprudential concept for defining political distance in the relationship between religious organizations and the nation state.

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Sephardi Jews

Sephardi Jews, also known as Sephardic Jews or Sephardim (סְפָרַדִּים, Modern Hebrew: Sefaraddim, Tiberian: Səp̄āraddîm; also Ye'hude Sepharad, lit. "The Jews of Spain"), originally from Sepharad, Spain or the Iberian peninsula, are a Jewish ethnic division.

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Sharren Haskel

Sharren Haskel (שרן השכל, born 4 March 1984) is an Israeli member of the Knesset for Likud.

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Shas (ש״ס, an acronym for Shomrei Sfarad, lit., "(Religious) Guardians of the Sephardim") is an ultra-Orthodox religious political party in Israel.

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Shaul Mofaz

Lieutenant General Shaul Mofaz (שאול מופז; born Shahrām Mofazzazkār شهرام مفضض‌کار; 4 November 1948) is an Iranian-born Israeli former soldier and politician.

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Shlomtzion (political party)

Shlomtzion (שלומציון, a contraction of Shalom-Zion, or Peace-Zion, punning on the Hebrew name of Israel's only regnant queen in history) was a political party in Israel.

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Silvan Shalom

Zion Silvan Shalom (ציון סילבן שלום, born 4 August 1958) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Likud between 1992 and 2015.

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Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai Peninsula or simply Sinai (now usually) is a peninsula in Egypt, and the only part of the country located in Asia.

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Six-Day War

The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מלחמת ששת הימים, Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, "The Setback" or حرب ۱۹٦۷, Ḥarb 1967, "War of 1967"), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab–Israeli War, or Third Arab–Israeli War, was fought between 5 and 10 June 1967 by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt (known at the time as the United Arab Republic), Jordan, and Syria.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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State of Palestine

Palestine (فلسطين), officially the State of Palestine (دولة فلسطين), is a ''de jure'' sovereign state in the Middle East claiming the West Bank (bordering Israel and Jordan) and Gaza Strip (bordering Israel and Egypt) with East Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah.

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Status quo (Israel)

In Israel, the term status quo (or the secular–religious status quo) refers to the political understanding between religious and secular political parties not to alter the communal arrangement in relation to religious matters, in a predominantly secular population.

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A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between sovereign states.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (תֵּל אָבִיב,, تل أَبيب) is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.

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The Jewish Home

The Jewish Home (הַבַּיִת הַיְהוּדִי, HaBayit HaYehudi) is an Orthodox Jewish, religious Zionist political party in Israel, formed as the successor party to the National Religious Party.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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Tzachi Hanegbi

Tzachi Hanegbi (צחי הנגבי, born 26 February 1957) is a prominent Israeli politician and national security expert.

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Tzipi Hotovely

Tzipi Hotovely (ציפי חוטובלי, born 2 December 1978) is an Israeli politician, who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for the Likud, and as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2015.

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Tzomet (צומת, lit Crossroads) was a small secular, right-wing political party in Israel.

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Unemployment is the situation of actively looking for employment but not being currently employed.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Secretary of State

The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.

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Uzi Landau

Uzi Landau (עוזי לנדאו, born 2 August 1943) is an Israeli politician and systems analyst.

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Value-added tax

A value-added tax (VAT), known in some countries as a goods and services tax (GST), is a type of tax that is assessed incrementally, based on the increase in value of a product or service at each stage of production or distribution.

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West Bank

The West Bank (الضفة الغربية; הגדה המערבית, HaGadah HaMa'aravit) is a landlocked territory near the Mediterranean coast of Western Asia, the bulk of it now under Israeli control, or else under joint Israeli-Palestinian Authority control.

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Wye River Memorandum

The Wye River Memorandum was an agreement negotiated between Israel and the Palestinian Authority at a summit in Wye River, Maryland, U.S., held from 15–23 October 1998.

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Yariv Levin

Yariv Gideon Levin (יריב גדעון לוין, born 22 June 1969) is an Israeli lawyer and politician.

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Yaron Mazuz

Yaron Mazuz (ירון מזוז, born 11 July 1962) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and as Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Office.

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Yasser Arafat

Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa (محمد ياسر عبد الرحمن عبد الرؤوف عرفات; 24 August 1929 – 11 November 2004), popularly known as Yasser Arafat (ياسر عرفات) or by his kunya Abu Ammar (أبو عمار), was a Palestinian political leader.

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Yehuda Glick

Yehuda Joshua Glick (יהודה יהושע גליק; born 20 November 1965) is an American-born Israeli Orthodox rabbi and politician.

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Yesh Atid

Yesh Atid (יֵשׁ עָתִיד, lit. There is a Future) is a political party founded by former journalist Yair Lapid in 2012 that seeks to represent what it considers the centre of Israeli society: the secular middle class.

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Yisrael Beiteinu

Yisrael Beiteinu (יִשְׂרָאֵל בֵּיתֵנוּ, lit. Israel Our Home) is a secularist and right-wing nationalist political party in Israel.

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Yisrael Katz (politician, born 1955)

Yisrael Katz (ישראל כץ, born 21 September 1955) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud, as the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Intelligence and as member of the Security Cabinet of Israel.

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Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin (יצחק רבין,; 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general.

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Yitzhak Shamir

Yitzhak Shamir (יצחק שמיר,; born Yitzhak Yezernitsky; October 22, 1915 – June 30, 2012) was an Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms, 1983–84 and 1986–1992.

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Ynetnews is the online English-language Israeli news website of Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s most-read newspaper, and the Hebrew news portal, Ynet.

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Yoav Kish

Yoav Kish (יואב קיש; born 6 December 1968) is an Israeli pilot and politician.

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Yuli-Yoel Edelstein

Yuli-Yoel Edelstein (יולי-יואל אדלשטיין, Ю́лий Ю́рьевич Эдельште́йн, Ю́лий Ю́рійович Едельште́йн, born 5 August 1958) is an Israeli politician.

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Yuval Steinitz

Yuval Steinitz (יובל שטייניץ; born 10 April 1958) is Israel's Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, in charge of Israel Atomic Energy Commission and a member of the Security Cabinet.

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Ze'ev Elkin

Ze'ev Elkin (זְאֵב אֵלְקִין; Зеэв Элькин; born 3 April 1971) is an Israeli politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and as Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Minister of Environmental Protection.

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Zionism (צִיּוֹנוּת Tsiyyonut after Zion) is the national movement of the Jewish people that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel (roughly corresponding to Canaan, the Holy Land, or the region of Palestine).

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1948 Arab–Israeli War

The 1948 Arab–Israeli War, or the First Arab–Israeli War, was fought between the State of Israel and a military coalition of Arab states over the control of Palestine, forming the second stage of the 1948 Palestine war.

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