MOLEDET (Hebrew : מולדת, Homeland) was a small right-wing
political party in
* 1 History * 2 Ideology * 3 Party leaders * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links
Moledet was established by Rehavam Ze\'evi in 1988. It won two seats
in the Knesset elections later that year, taken by Ze'evi and Yair
Sprinzak . It joined
The party won two seats in the 1996 elections , taken by Ze'evi and
Binyamin Elon , and supported
Prior to the 2006 elections the National Union formed an alliance with the National Religious Party , which went on to win nine seats; Moledet again held two seats, taken by Elon and Eldad. On 3 November 2008 the party announced a merger with other members of the National Union, the National Religious Party and Tkuma to form a new right-wing party, later named the Jewish Home . However, the Jewish Home excluded ex- Moledet members from the top slots of the candidate list for the 2009 elections . Moledet then rejected the merger and joined the revived National Union. Although the Union won four seats, the highest place Moledet candidate was fifth-placed Uri Bank, who failed to enter the Knesset.
In the lead up to the 2013 elections Tkuma merged with the Jewish Home. Bank supported the merger and allowed Tkuma to continue using the letter 'Tet' on the ballot.
The party advocated encouraging voluntary population transfer (as
opposed to forced transfer) of the
* 1988−2001: Rehavam Ze\'evi * 2001−2008: Binyamin Elon * 2008−2013: Uri Bank
Elon Peace Plan
* ^ Moledet Israeli Democracy Institute * ^ Twelfth Knesset: Government 24 Knesset website * ^ A B Mergers and Splits Among Parliamentary Groups Knesset website * ^ Meranda, Amnon (3 November 2015). "Right-wing parties unite". Ynetnews. Retrieved 2008-11-03. * ^ " Moledet Strengthens Unity in Religious Camp". Arutz Sheva. 8 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-04.