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Published by Labor Zionist Organization of America-Poale Zion in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Mifleget poʻale Erets-Yiśraʼel.

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Statement[prepared for publication by Pinchas Rimon on the basis of a text by Samuel Rolbant].
ContributionsRolbant, Samuel.
LC ClassificationsJQ1825.P373 P67
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4289120M
LC Control Number78316247

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Mapai. Founded in Mapai (Mifleget Poalei Eretz Yisrael—The Workers Party of the Land of Israel) was established in as a result of the union of two parties: Ahdut HaAvoda party and HaPoel HaTzair. Throughout its existence, Mapai was the largest, strongest and most dominant party on . The Israeli Labor Party was established in by a merger of Mapai, Ahdut HaAvoda and Rafi. Until , all Israeli Prime Ministers were affiliated with the Labor movement. The Labor Party is associated with supporting the Israeli– Palestinian peace process, pragmatic foreign affairs policies and social democratic economic policies. MAPAI CHIEFS MEET 5 HOURS ON LAVON. Mr. Ben‐Gurion's archenemy in Mapai, unfit to represent the party as secretary general of the Israel Labor Federation. Mr. . The foundations for the formation of the Israeli Labor Party were laid shortly before the Knesset elections when Mapai, the largest left-wing party in the country and the dominant partner in every government since independence, formed an alliance with Ahdut HaAvoda. Mapai's Arab satellite lists followed the an: Amir Peretz.

Review of The Crack-Up of the Israeli Left by Mordechai Nisan. By. when his MAPAI party dominated Israel politically, economically (through the Histadrut, both a labor union and a major owner. The Labor Party, in its various incarnations, was a member of many of Israel's governments. The original parties that made up Labor, including major stakeholder Mapai, headed the coalition government from – Once the Labor Party was founded, it continued to play a central role in Israeli governments.   Israel’s once-mighty Labor party is voting on a proposal to join a government headed by its arch-rival Benjamin Netanyahu, despite repeated promises never to sit with a prime minister facing Missing: Mapai. The oldest party in Israel – the one that historically founded the State of Israel, together with Mapai – declared another historic first on Tuesday night, but one that wasn’t nearly as joyous.

Mapai was a workers’ party that was established in resulting from the unification of Hapo'el Hatza'ir and Ahdut Ha'avoda. David Ben-Gurion headed the party. As of , Mapai lead the Zionist Movement. Its spiritual leader was Berl Katznelson.   David Ben Gurion’s Labor Party (Mapai), which won a large plurality but not a majority of Knesset seats, gained the support of the few Orthodox Knesset members by granting the Orthodox rabbinate control of important aspects of Israeli life (marriage, divorce, conversion, kashrut), and an exemption military service for men studying in yeshiva. The Labor Party was created in through a joining of Mapai with other smaller parties. In it took nearly half the seats in Knesset and, allied with two other left-wing parties, controlled. [32] Israel Labor Party Approves the Reparations Agreement. Mapai Political Committee Meeting, (). In The Reparations Controversy: The Jewish State and German Money in the Shadow of the Holocaust (pp. –).