List of members of the twentieth Knesset

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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
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
Osnat Mark
Zionist Union (24) 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
Eitan Broshi
Michal Biran
Nachman Shai
Ksenia Svetlova
Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin
Yossi Yona
Eyal Ben-Reuven
Yael Cohen Paran
Saleh Saad
Leah Fadida
Robert Tiviaev
Moshe Mizrahi
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
Niven Abu Rahmoun
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) Eli Alaluf
Michael Oren
Rachel Azaria
Tali Ploskov
Yifat Shasha-Biton
Eli Cohen
Roy Folkman
Meirav Ben-Ari
Akram Hasson
Fentahun Seyoum
The Jewish Home (5)[a] Uri Ariel
Eli Ben-Dahan
Nissan Slomiansky
Moti Yogev
Bezalel Smotrich
Shas (7) Ya'akov Margi
Yoav Ben Tzur
Yitzhak Vaknin
Michael Malchieli
Meshulam Nahari
Danny Saida
Yinon Azulai
Yisrael Beiteinu (5)[b] Avigdor Lieberman
Sofa Landver
Hamad Amar
Robert Ilatov
Oded Forer
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
New Right (3)[a] Naftali Bennett
Ayelet Shaked
Shuli Mualem
Independent (1)[b] Orly Levy
  1. ^ a b Three MKs left the Jewish Home to establish the New Right in December 2018.
  2. ^ a b Orly Levy resigned from Yisrael Beiteinu on 19 May 2016, continuing to serve as an independent

Replacements

The twentieth Knesset had the highest number of replacements in Israeli history, with at least 27 members leaving mid-term. Eleven of those left due to the Norwegian Law.[1]

Date Replacement Party Replacing Notes
Robert Ilatov Yisrael Beiteinu Ilan Shohat Shohat gave up his seat before the Knesset was sworn in.[2] 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.[3]
4 September 2015 Elazar Stern Yesh Atid Shai Piron Piron resigned to return to teaching.[4]
4 September 2015 Oded Forer Yisrael Beiteinu Sharon Gal Gal resigned to focus on journalism.[4]
9 October 2015 Shuli Mualem The Jewish Home Naftali Bennett Bennett resigned (but remained a minister) to allow Mualem to enter the Knesset.[5]
25 November 2015 Yael Cohen Paran Zionist Union Danny Atar Atar was elected head of the Jewish National Fund.[6]
3 December 2015 Avi Wortzman The Jewish Home Yinon Magal Magal resigned after sexual harassment allegations against him.[7]
6 December 2015 Naftali Bennett The Jewish Home Avi Wortzman Bennett returned to the Knesset after Wortzman decided to remain working at Aleh Negev.[8]
27 December 2015 Amir Ohana Likud Silvan Shalom Shalom resigned from the Knesset after a sexual harassment scandal.[9]
24 January 2016 Yigal Guetta Shas Meshulam Nahari Nahari resigned (but remained a deputy minister) to allow Guetta to enter the Knesset.[10]
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.[11]
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[12]
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.[13]
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.[14]
19 September 2017 Danny Saida Shas Yigal Guetta Guetta resigned after publicly revealing that he had attended a same-sex wedding.[15]
20 September 2017 Ibrahim Hijazi Joint List Osama Saadi Saadi resigned as part of a rotation agreement within the Joint List.[16]
20 September 2017 Meshulam Nahari Shas Danny Saida Nahari returned to the Knesset after resigning his ministerial post.[17]
3 October 2017 Saleh Saad Zionist Union Manuel Trajtenberg Trajtenberg decided to retire from politics.[18]
6 October 2017 Leah Fadida Zionist Union Erel Margalit Margalit resigned to return to working in business.[19]
22 October 2017 Mossi Raz Meretz Zehava Gal-On Gal-On resigned from the Knesset.[20]
25 October 2017 Youssef Atauna Joint List Ibrahim Hijazi Hijazi resigned from the Knesset.[21]
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.[22]
8 February 2018 Wael Younis Joint List Youssef Atauna Atauna resigned as part of a rotation agreement within the Joint List.[22]
22 February 2018 Danny Saida Shas Yitzhak Cohen Cohen resigned under the Norwegian Law.[23]
14 March 2018 Yinon Azulai Shas David Azulai David Azulai resigned under the Norwegian Law.[24]
31 July 2018 Robert Tiviaev Zionist Union Isaac Herzog Herzog resigned from the Knesset after being elected Chairman of the Jewish Agency.[25]
10 August 2018 Niven Abu Rahmoun Joint List Wael Younis Younis resigned as part of the rotation agreement within the Joint List.[26]
18 October 2018 Moshe Mizrahi Zionist Union Zouheir Bahloul Bahloul resigned from the Knesset in protest at the nation-state law.[27]
18 November 2018 Osnat Mark Likud Jackie Levy Levy left the Knesset after being elected mayor of Beit She'an.[28]
18 November 2018 Avigdor Lieberman Yisrael Beiteinu Yulia Malinovsky Malinovsky left the Knesset after Lieberman's resignation as Defense Minister.[29]
2 January 2019 Fentahun Seyoum Kulanu Yoav Galant Galant left the Knesset after joining Likud.