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Wikipedia: Prime Minister of Israel
Prime Minister of Israel
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Prime minister of Israel . the State of Israel in its foundation adopted the parliamentary political system, with Prime minister at the top of the government and a largely ceremonial president as head of State. In past years, with the introduction of the direct elections to Prime minister, the role of the Prime minister has increased because a government can exist with minority coalition in the parliament, Knesset. However this trend has fragmented excessively the political system, and a return to old vote system has been approved.

Prime Ministers of Israel

A total of eleven people have served as Prime Minister of Israel. Four of those people have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

{|border=0 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=2 width=98% |- | |Name |Took Office |Left Office |Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |1 |David Ben-Gurion, 1st time |1948 |1954 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |2 |Moshe Sharett |1954 |1955 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 | |David Ben-Gurion, 2nd time |1955 |1963 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |3 |Levi Eshkol |1963 |1969 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |4 |Golda Meir |1969 |1974 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |5 |Yitzhak Rabin, 1st time |1974 |1977 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#DDEEFF |6 |Menachem Begin |1977 |1983 |Likud |- bgcolor=#DDEEFF |7 |Yitzhak Shamir, 1st time |1983 |1984 |Likud |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |8 |Shimon Peres, 1st time |1984 |1986 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#DDEEFF | |Yitzhak Shamir, 2nd time |1986 |1992 |Likud |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 | |Yitzhak Rabin, 2nd time |1992 |1995 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 | |Shimon Peres, 2nd time |1995 |1996 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#DDEEFF |9 |Benjamin Netanyahu |1996 |1999 |Likud |- bgcolor=#FFE8E8 |10 |Ehud Barak |1999 |2001 |Labour Party |- bgcolor=#DDEEFF |11 |Ariel Sharon |2001 |(present) |Likud |}

See also: Politics of Israel


  

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