Israel Democratic Party

Israel Democratic Party

ישראל דמוקרטית
LeaderEhud Barak
Founded26 June 2019
Preceded byIndependence Party
IdeologyZionism[1]
Social liberalism[2]
Political positionCentre-left[3]
National affiliationDemocratic Union (2019-present)
Colours         
Slogan"State of Netanyahu or State of Israel?"[1]
Knesset
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Website
www.dem.co.il

The Israel Democratic Party (Hebrew: ישראל דמוקרטית‎‎, romanizedYisrael Demokratit, lit. 'Democratic Israel') is a political party in Israel established in 2019 by former prime minister Ehud Barak.[1]

Members

Yair Golan, Yifat Bitton, and Kobi Richter were alongside Barak when he announced on 26 June 2019 that he was forming a new party.[4] Other people who have joined Barak's party include Yair Fink, who previously was a candidate for the Israeli Labor Party, in addition to Eldad Yaniv (another Labor member, Emilie Moatti, was rumored to join, but denied the rumor).[5][6] The granddaughter of Yitzhak Rabin, Noa Rothman, has joined as well.[7] Former Jewish Home member Sagit Peretz Deri joined on 2 July.[8]