Religious Authority and Political Instability in Israel

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Jewish religious political parties have historically played an important role in Israeli politics. Religious political parties receive on average
Representation (PR) electoral system gives strength to the religious political parties and enabled them a large, often disproportionate, impact on national politics, frequently, determining whether the Israeli coalition tilts to the left or right. Three main political parties represent the diverse religious Jewish
communities in Israel: the Jewish Home (Sephardic Ultra-Orthodox), and United Torah Judaism (Ashkenazi Ultra-Orthodox).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-29
JournalMENA Politics Newsletter
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes


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