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Israel to swear in 34th Knesset Thursday

Ceremony and swearing in for Israel’s 34th Knesset to occur Thursday night


Israel will swear in the 34th Knesset on Thursday evening following two months of negotiations and creation of a coalition.

Prime Minister Netanyahu successfully created a coalition by the designated deadline of May 6.

The coalition government will include the following members of Knesset (MK) in governing positions:

Prime Minister: Benjamin Netanyahu (Likud)

Minister of Defense: Moshe Ya’alon (Likud)

Minister of Economy and Interior: Aryeh Deri of the Shas party

Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs: Naftali Bennet of the Jewish Home party

Minister of Finance: Moshe Kahlon of the Kulanu party

Minister of Justice: Ayelet Shaked of the Jewish Home