Israeli Labor Party

  • labor party

    מפלגת העבודה
    chairmanamir peretz
    secretary general eran hermoni[1]
    founded21 january 1968; 52 years ago (1968-01-21)
    merger ofmapai
    ahdut haavoda
    rafi
    headquarterstel aviv, israel
    youth wingyoung guard
    israeli young labor
    ideologysocial democracy
    labor zionism
    jewish left
    two-state solution[2][3][4]
    political positioncenter-left[5][6]
    national affiliationalignment (1968–1991)
    one israel (1999–2001)
    zionist union (2014–2019)
    european affiliationparty of european socialists (observer)
    international affiliationprogressive alliance
    socialist international (suspended)
    colours          red, blue
    www.haavoda.org.il
    • politics of israel
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    the israeli labor party (hebrew: מִפְלֶגֶת הָעֲבוֹדָה הַיִּשְׂרְאֵלִית, translit. about this soundmifleget haavoda hayisrelit ), commonly known as haavoda (hebrew: הָעֲבוֹדָה lit. "the labor"), is a social democratic[7][8][9][10] and zionist[10][11] political party in israel. the israeli labor party was established in 1968 by a merger of mapai, ahdut haavoda and rafi. until 1977, all israeli prime ministers were affiliated with the labor movement.[12] the current party leader (since july 2019) is amir peretz.

    the labor party is associated with supporting the israeli–palestinian peace process, pragmatic foreign affairs policies and social democratic economic policies.[13] the party is a member of the progressive alliance[14] and an observer member of the party of european socialists.[15] the party was also a member of the socialist international until suspending its membership in 2018 over the socialist international's decision to join the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign.[16]

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Labor Party

מפלגת העבודה
ChairmanAmir Peretz
Secretary General Eran Hermoni[1]
Founded21 January 1968; 52 years ago (1968-01-21)
Merger ofMapai
Ahdut HaAvoda
Rafi
HeadquartersTel Aviv, Israel
Youth wingYoung Guard
Israeli Young Labor
IdeologySocial democracy
Labor Zionism
Jewish left
Two-state solution[2][3][4]
Political positionCenter-left[5][6]
National affiliationAlignment (1968–1991)
One Israel (1999–2001)
Zionist Union (2014–2019)
European affiliationParty of European Socialists (observer)
International affiliationProgressive Alliance
Socialist International (suspended)
Colours          Red, blue
www.haavoda.org.il

The Israeli Labor Party (Hebrew: מִפְלֶגֶת הָעֲבוֹדָה הַיִּשְׂרְאֵלִית, translit. About this soundMifleget HaAvoda HaYisrelit ), commonly known as HaAvoda (Hebrew: הָעֲבוֹדָה lit. "The Labor"), is a social democratic[7][8][9][10] and Zionist[10][11] political party in Israel. The Israeli Labor Party was established in 1968 by a merger of Mapai, Ahdut HaAvoda and Rafi. Until 1977, all Israeli Prime Ministers were affiliated with the Labor movement.[12] The current party leader (since July 2019) is Amir Peretz.

The Labor Party is associated with supporting the Israeli–Palestinian peace process, pragmatic foreign affairs policies and social democratic economic policies.[13] The party is a member of the Progressive Alliance[14] and an observer member of the Party of European Socialists.[15] The party was also a member of the Socialist International until suspending its membership in 2018 over the Socialist International's decision to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign.[16]