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The members of the 20th Knesset were elected on 17 March 2015 and sworn in on 31 March 2015.

Members of the Knesset

Party Name
Likud (30) Benjamin Netanyahu
Gilad Erdan
Yuli Edelstein
Yisrael Katz
Miri Regev
Ze'ev Elkin
Yariv Levin
Benny Begin
Tzachi Hanegbi
Yuval Steinitz
Gila Gamliel
Ofir Akunis
David Bitan
Haim Katz
Jackie Levy
Yoav Kish
Tzipi Hotovely
Dudi Amsalem
Miki Zohar
Anat Berko
Ayoob Kara
Nava Boker
Avi Dichter
Avraham Neguise
Nurit Koren
Yaron Mazuz
Oren Hazan
Sharren Haskel
Amir Ohana
Yehuda Glick
Zionist Union (24) Isaac Herzog
Tzipi Livni
Shelly Yachimovich
Stav Shaffir
Itzik Shmuli
Omer Bar-Lev
Yehiel Bar
Amir Peretz
Merav Michaeli
Eitan Cabel
Mickey Rosenthal
Revital Swid
Yoel Hasson
Zouheir Bahloul
Eitan Broshi
Michal Biran
Nachman Shai
Ksenia Svetlova
Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin
Yossi Yona
Eyal Ben-Reuven
Yael Cohen Paran
Saleh Saad
Leah Fadida
Joint List (13) Ayman Odeh
Masud Ghnaim
Jamal Zahalka
Ahmad Tibi
Aida Touma-Suleiman
Abd al-Hakim Hajj Yahya
Haneen Zoabi
Dov Khenin
Taleb Abu Arar
Juma Azbarga
Yousef Jabareen
Said al-Harumi
Wael Younis
Yesh Atid (11) Yair Lapid
Yael German
Meir Cohen
Ofer Shelah
Haim Jelin
Yoel Razvozov
Karin Elharar
Aliza Lavie
Mickey Levy
Elazar Stern
Pnina Tamano-Shata
Kulanu (10) Yoav Galant
Eli Alaluf
Michael Oren
Rachel Azaria
Tali Ploskov
Yifat Shasha-Biton
Eli Cohen
Roy Folkman
Meirav Ben-Ari
Akram Hasson
The Jewish Home (8) Naftali Bennett
Uri Ariel
Ayelet Shaked
Eli Ben-Dahan
Nissan Slomiansky
Moti Yogev
Bezalel Smotrich
Shuli Mualem
Shas (7) Ya'akov Margi
Yoav Ben Tzur
Yitzhak Vaknin
Michael Malchieli
Meshulam Nahari
Danny Saida
Yinon Azulai
Yisrael Beiteinu (5)[a] Sofa Landver
Hamad Amar
Robert Ilatov
Oded Forer
Yulia Malinovsky
United Torah Judaism (6) Yaakov Litzman
Moshe Gafni
Uri Maklev
Eliezer Moses
Yisrael Eichler
Ya'akov Asher
Meretz (5) Ilan Gilon
Issawi Frej
Michal Rozin
Tamar Zandberg
Mossi Raz
Independent (1)[a] Orly Levy
  1. ^ a b Orly Levy was elected second of 6 MKs on the Yisrael Beiteinu list but resigned from the party on 19 May 2016, continuing to serve in the Knesset as an independent member thereafter

Replacements

Date Replacement Party Replacing Notes
Robert Ilatov Yisrael Beiteinu Ilan Shohat Shohat gave up his seat before the Knesset was sworn in.[1] As such, Shohat did not become a member.
27 August 2015 Sharren Haskel Likud Danny Danon Danon was appointed Israel's representative to the United Nations.[2]
4 September 2015 Elazar Stern Yesh Atid Shai Piron Piron resigned to return to teaching.[3]
4 September 2015 Oded Forer Yisrael Beiteinu Sharon Gal Gal resigned to focus on journalism.[3]
9 October 2015 Shuli Mualem The Jewish Home Naftali Bennett Bennett resigned (but remained a minister) to allow Mualem to enter the Knesset.[4]
25 November 2015 Yael Cohen Paran Zionist Union Danny Atar Atar was elected head of the Jewish National Fund.[5]
3 December 2015 Avi Wortzman The Jewish Home Yinon Magal Magal resigned after sexual harassment allegations against him.[6]
6 December 2015 Naftali Bennett The Jewish Home Avi Wortzman Bennett returned to the Knesset after Wortzman decided to remain working at Aleh Negev.[7]
27 December 2015 Amir Ohana Likud Silvan Shalom Shalom resigned from the Knesset after a sexual harassment scandal.[8]
24 January 2016 Yigal Guetta Shas Meshulam Nahari Nahari resigned (but remained a deputy minister) to allow Guetta to enter the Knesset.[9]
29 January 2016 Akram Hasson Kulanu Moshe Kahlon Kahlon resigned (but remained a minister) to allow Hasson to enter the Knesset.
23 May 2016 Yehuda Glick Likud Moshe Ya'alon Ya'alon resigned from the Knesset after resigning as Defense Minister.
24 May 2016 Ya'akov Asher United Torah Judaism Meir Porush Porush stood down as part of a rotation agreement within United Torah Judaism.[10]
30 May 2016 Yulia Malinovsky Yisrael Beiteinu Avigdor Lieberman Lieberman resigned (but remained a minister) to allow Malinovsky to enter the Knesset
2 November 2016 Michael Malchieli Shas Aryeh Deri Deri resigned (but remained a minister) to allow Malchieli to enter the Knesset[11]
21 March 2017 Juma Azbarga Joint List Basel Ghattas Ghattas resigned after being jailed for smuggling notes and phones to Palestinian terrorists in Israeli jails.[12]
11 August 2017 Said al-Harumi Joint List Abdullah Abu Ma'aruf Abu Ma'aruf resigned as part of a rotation agreement within the Joint List.[13]
19 September 2017 Danny Saida Shas Yigal Guetta Guetta resigned after publicly revealing that he had attended a same-sex wedding.[14]
20 September 2017 Ibrahim Hijazi Joint List Osama Saadi Saadi resigned as part of a rotation agreement within the Joint List.[15]
20 September 2017 Meshulam Nahari Shas Danny Saida Nahari returned to the Knesset after resigning his ministerial post.[16]
3 October 2017 Saleh Saad Zionist Union Manuel Trajtenberg Trajtenberg decided to retire from politics.[17]
6 October 2017 Leah Fadida Zionist Union Erel Margalit Margalit resigned to return to working in business.[18]
22 October 2017 Mossi Raz Meretz Zehava Gal-On Gal-On resigned from the Knesset.[19]
25 October 2017 Youssef Atauna Joint List Ibrahim Hijazi Hijazi resigned from the Knesset.[20]
8 February 2018 Pnina Tamano-Shata Yesh Atid Yaakov Peri Peri resigned from the Knesset after allegations that he leaked sensitive information when he was head of Shin Bet.[21]
8 February 2018 Wael Younis Joint List Youssef Atauna Atauna resigned as part of a rotation agreement within the Joint List.[21]
22 February 2018 Danny Saida Shas Yitzhak Cohen Cohen resigned under the Norwegian Law.[22]
14 March 2018 Yinon Azulai Shas David Azulai David Azulai resigned under the Norwegian Law.[23]

See also

References

  1. ^ Harkov, Lahav (24 March 2015). "Safed mayor pulls out of Yisrael Beytenu list before swearing in as MK". The Jerusalem Post. 
  2. ^ "Netanyahu appoints Danny Danon as Israel's envoy to the UN". The Jerusalem Post. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Two opposition lawmakers call it quits Times of Israel, 2 September 2015
  4. ^ Bennett resigns from Knesset, will continue to serve as education minister The Jerusalem Post, 7 October 2015
  5. ^ Zionist Union MK Danny Atar elected head of KKL-JNF; to be replaced in Knesset by Yael Cohen Paran Ynetnews, 19 October 2015
  6. ^ "Following Sexual Harassment Storm: Yinon Magal Leaves the Knesset". TheMarker (in Hebrew). November 30, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ Bennett to return to Knesset The Jerusalem Post, 2 December 2015
  8. ^ Shalom resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations; to be replaced by first gay Likud MK The Jerusalem Post, 20 December 2015
  9. ^ New Shas MK Yigal Guetta sworn in The Jerusalem Post, 26 January 2016
  10. ^ Meir Porush Resigns, Yaakov Asher to Fill His Knesset Seat Matzav, 22 May 2016
  11. ^ Interior Minister Shal Leader Deri Resigns From Knesset Yeshiva World, 31 October 2016
  12. ^ Arab MK signs plea bargain, agrees to go to jail Times of Israel, 16 March 2017
  13. ^ Report: Internal Rotation Fight Threatens Future of Joint Arab List Jewish Press, 31 July 2017
  14. ^ Shas MK Resigns Amid Flak attending Wedding of Gay Nephew The Jerusalem Post, 13 September 2017
  15. ^ MK Osama Sa'adi resigned from the Knesset Israel National News, 20 September 2017
  16. ^ Gueta is no longer MK: Until Nahari will take his place, Danny Saida is a one-day MK Channel 10, 19 September 2017
  17. ^ Top Israeli economist quitting politics The Jerusalem Post, 28 September 2017
  18. ^ Labor MK Margalit quits Knesset, in second party resignation in week Times of Israel, 3 October 2017
  19. ^ Left-wing Leader Zehava Galon Announces Resignation From Knesset Haaretz, 18 October 2017
  20. ^ Arab MK steps down after shortest ever term Times of Israel, 23 October 2017
  21. ^ a b Yesh Atid MK Peri steps down amid misconduct allegations The Times of Israel, 7 February 2018
  22. ^ Shas deputy minister resigns as MK, retains ministerial post Times of Israel, 19 February 2018
  23. ^ Shas minister resigns from Knesset, will be replaced by son Times of Israel, 12 March 2018

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