22.01.2011 17.Shevat, 5771
While the latest blow to the Labor may spell uncertainty for country’s oldest political party, it will always hold a significant historical role.
Political parties in Israel are dynamic – changing names, splitting apart, joining together and shifting their platforms as time goes by. The latest instance of this phenomenon, the Labor party splitting in two, comes 43 years after three socialist labor Zionist parties joined together to create the Labor Party. On January 21, 1968, Mapai, Labor Unity (Ahdut Haavoda) and Rafi (Israel Workers List) united to form the largest political party in Israel’s history….