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National Unity Government: PM Yitzhak Shamir and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, 28.3.1988.



National Unity Government: A majority of 96 MKs voting for the Government, 20.10.1986.



PM Peres and Foreign Minister Shamir, welcoming prisoner of Zion, Natan Sharansky, 11.2.1986.



The two veteran MKs from Hadash: Toufiq Toubi and Meir Vilner, 19.8.1988.

Factional and Government Make-Up of the Eleventh Knesset

Elected on 23 July, 1984.
Speaker: Shlomo Hillel;
Deputy Speakers: Dov Ben-Meir, Me'ir Cohen-Avidov, Haike Gorssman, Aharon Nahmias, Eliezer Shostak, Dan Tichon;
Secretary General: Shmuel Jacobson.

Name of List Votes in Percentage Number of Seats Number of Seats Before Next Elections
Alignment 1 34.9 44 38
Likud 2 31.9 41 43
Tehiya 3 4.0 5 4
National Religious Party 4 3.5 4 5
Hadash-Black Panthers 3.4 4 5
Shas 5 3.1 4 3
Shinui 6 2.7 3 3
Civil Rights Movement (Ratz) 6 2.4 3 5
Yahad 1 2.2 3 0
Progressive List for Peace 1.8 2 2
Agudat Yisrael 1.7 2 2
Morasha 4 1.6 2 1
Movement for the Heritage of Israel (Tami) 2 1.5 1 0
Kach 1.2 1 1
Ometz 2 1.2 1 0
Mapam 1 - 0 5
Tzomet 3 - 0 1
Arab Democratic Party 1 - 0 1
Single MK - Shimon Ben-Shlomo 5 - 0 1
1 Yahad joined the Alignment; Mapam left the Alignment; one member moved from the Alignment to Ratz; one moved to Shinui, and one moved to the Arab Democratic Party.
2 The Movement for the Heritage of Israel (Tami) and Ometz joined the Likud.
3 Tzomet broke off from Tehiya (which was also called until then "Tehiya-Tzomet").
4 One member of Morasha left and joined the National Religious Party, and Morasha was then called Morasha-Po'alei Agudat Yisrael.
5 MK Shimon Ben-Shlomo left Shas and remained a single MK.
6 One member of Shinui moved to Ratz and one moved to Shinui from the Alignment.

The twenty first government was formed by Shimon Peres, on 13 September, 1984.
The coalition members were: Alignment, Likud, NRP, Agudat Yisrael, Shas, Morasha, Shinui and Ometz. The number of ministers when the government was formed - 25. The number of MKs who supported the government when it was first formed - 97. The government resigned towards the rotation in the premiership. The twenty second government was formed by Yitzhak Shamir, on 20 October, 1986. The coalition members were: Alignment, Likud, NRP, Agudat Yisrael, Shas, Shinui (left the coalition on 26.5.87) and Ometz. The number of ministers when the government was formed - 25. The number of MKs who supported the government when it was first formed - 96, and after Shinui left - 94.



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