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Party: Yamina (Rightward)
Leader:  Ayelet Shaked
Alignment: Right 
Slogan: Israel Wants Rightward | ישראל רוצה ימינה
Website: Yamina

Yamina is a political alliance formed of three right-wing parties, The Jewish Home, Tkuma and The New Right, which was established in late July 2019 for purposes of the current elections. Former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked is the leader of Yamina, a fact which is ironic given that her former party, The New Right, failed to pass the electoral threshold in the April 2019 election.  Her secular lifestyle adds to the irony given that Yamina expects to derive most of its support from the national religious public. Nevertheless, Shaked is a popular and skilled politician who worked to unite the smaller right-wing religious parties under one roof with a platform that will appeal to the target demographic.

Platform:

GENERAL

The party intends to be the home for modern orthodox, right-wing voters, many of whom live in the territories.

SETTLEMENTS

Maintain current and build additional communities throughout the Land of Israel.

EDUCATION

Supports programs that ​strengthen the connection of students to the Torah, the Land of Israel and Jewish heritage.

PEACE PROCESS

States unequivocally that no Palestinian state will be established in areas that are currently under Israeli control.

JERUSALEM

Jerusalem, which has never served as a capital for any other nation is the eternal and undivided capital of Israel.

RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Minorities continue to enjoy full civil rights. Citizens must take share of responsibility. State helps the needy. 

ECONOMY

Support a liberal free economy where high-tech can flourish and that does not interfere with excessive regulation.

RELIGION AND STATE

Israel is the state of the Jewish people, and only of the Jewish people. Supports Jewish tradition but without coercion.

LAST WORD

The party is expected to garner 10 or more seats as it is the primary right-wing religious alternative to the Likud.