How Bennett and Shaked will distinguish themselves from Likud and Bayit Yehudi

An inside look at how their party differs from ‘centrist’ Likud, ‘sectoral’ Bayit Yehudi.

The New Right (Hayemin Hehadash) plans to keep quiet for the next three weeks, granting no interviews as the new party led by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked prepares its platform. The Jerusalem Post, however, received an inside look at their strategies and positions on Sunday.

One detail that has remained in question since the ministers announced the move last week is who will be first on the list. A party insider confirmed that Bennett will be number one, even though Shaked’s name comes first on the New Right logo. While Shaked is more popular in polls of the general population, Bennett is more popular with voters considering the party. Continue reading


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