National Home

Political party in Israel
הבית הלאומי
LeaderEliezer Sandberg
Hemi DoronFounded5 February 2006DissolvedMarch 2006Split fromSecular FactionMerged intoLikudIdeologyLiberalism
SecularismPolitical positionCentreMost MKs2 (2006)Fewest MKs2 (2006)

National Home (הבית הלאומי‎, HaBayit HaLeumi) was a short-lived political faction in Israel during 2006.

Background

National Home was formed on 5 February 2006 when two MKs, Hemi Doron and Eliezer Sandberg broke away from the Secular Faction (itself a recent breakaway from Shinui). The faction received 600,000 shekels in party funding (transferred from Hetz, the Secular Faction's new guise).[1]

The faction was dissolved shortly before the March 2006 elections when both Doron and Sandberg joined Likud.[2] They were included on Likud's Knesset list, placed in the symbolic 117th and 118th places in the party list, and both lost their seats.

References

  1. ^ Shahar Ilan (16 February 2006). "Shas' spin". Haaretz. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
  2. ^ Gil Hoffman (10 February 2006). "Politics: Filling in the blanks". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 21 June 2015.

External links

  • National Home Knesset website
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