Balad, Hebrew: בל״ד , a Hebrew acronym of Brit Le'umit Demokratit, Hebrew: ברית לאומית דמוקרטית ,
the Arab version: at-Tajamuʿ al-Waṭanī ad-Dīmūqraṭī, Arab: التجمع الوطني الديمقراطي ,
(the Arab version is shortened to Tajammua, Arabic: بلد , meaning Country / Nation),
both meaning National Democratic Assembly, is an Israeli political party.
Political leader is Jamal Zahalka.
Balad was founded in 1995.
Number of seats in the 20th Knesset: 3 (0).
Balad is cooperating with Hadash, Ra'am and Ta'al as HaReshima HaMeshutefet (Hebrew) or al-Qa'imah al-Mushtarakah (Arab) (both meaning The Joint List). Together they have 13 seats.
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Meretz (5) ---- The Joint List (13: Balad , Hadash , Ra'am , Ta'al ) ---- The Zionist Union (24: HaAvoda / Labor , HaTnu'a , HaTnu'a HaYeruqa ) ---- Yesh Atid (11)