HaReshima HaMeshutefet

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Logo of HaReshima HaMeshutefet /
al-Qa'imah al-Mushtarakah
(The Joint List)

HaReshima HaMeshutefet, Hebrew: הרשימה המשותפת‎‎ , or: al-Qa'imah al-Mushtarakah, Arab: القائمة المشتركة‎‎ , both meaning The Joint List (often called like that) is an Israeli political cooperation of four, mainly Arab parties.

Its ideology depends on its members' ideology. Common objective are the interests of the Arab Israelis.

Its political leader is Ayman Odeh (Hadash).

HaReshima HaMeshutefet / al-Qa'imah al-Mushtarakah was founded in 2015 as a cooperation of Hadash (communist), Balad (social democratic, secular), Ra'am (Islamist), and Ta'al (right-wing centrist, secular). Especially the last three parties are fully Arab and anti-Zionist.

The Joint List was established to prevent the Arab parties from disappearing from the Knesset due to the raise of the election threshold (the minimum percentage of votes for a party to get one parliamentary seat), and also to support the Zionist Union in its effort to replace the third Netanyahu government.

The number of seats won by the Joint List in the 20th Knesset: 13 (Hadash: 5, Balad: 3, Ra'am: 3, and Ta'al: 2).