HaAvoda

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Logo of HaAvoda (Israeli Labor Party)

HaAvoda, Hebrew: העבודה , meaning The Labor, (full name: Mifleget HaAvoda HaYisrelit, Hebrew: מפלגת העבודה הישראלית , meaning Israeli Labor Party, often called like that or just Labor Party) is an Israeli political party.

Its ideology is social democratic, and Zionist.

Political leader is Merav Michaeli (was Amir Peretz).[1]

HaAvoda was founded in 1968 as a result of a merger of three leftist parties: Mapai, Ahdut HaAvoda, and Rafi.

Number of seats in the 24th Knesset: 7 (+4).
HaAvoda was cooperating with HaTnu'a ("The Movement") and HaTnu'a HaYeruqa ("The Green Movement") as HaMahaneh HaTziyoni (The Zionist Union). Together they had 24 seats in the 20th Knesset (2015-2019).

Participating in the Netanyahu-Gantz Government and the Bennett-Lapid Government.

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  1. Because former leader Avi Gabbay was not a Knesset member, former leader Yitzhak Herzog led the party faction in the Knesset.

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