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Hadash (חד"ש) is a far left wing, largely Arab [1], popular front group in Israel made up of the Communist Party of Israel and other left-leaning political groups. Hadash is an acronym for Hachazit Hademokratit leshalom uleshivyon — "החזית הדמוקרטית לשלום ולשוויון", The Arabs (Arabic: عرب ) are a large and heterogeneous ethnic group found throughout the Middle East and North Africa, originating in the Arabian Peninsula of southwest Asia. ... Popular Fronts comprise broad coalitions of political and other groups, often made up of oppositioners or left wingers, and often united against particularly stringent circumstances. ... The Communist Party of Israel (known as Maki, an acronym for Miflaga Komunistit Yisraelit) was formed in 1948 by the remnant of the Communist Party of Palestine within the borders of the new state of Israel. ... Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations formed from the initial letter or letters of words, such as NATO and XHTML, and are pronounced in a way that is distinct from the full pronunciation of what the letters stand for. ...


"The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality." in Arabic: al-jabha al-dimokratiya lil-salam wa al-musawa (الجبهه الدمقراطية للسلام والمساواة)


In the elections of 2006 Hadash received 3 Knesset seats, out of 120. Most of Hadash's support comes from the Arab sector [2], and it is generally considered an Arab party, but a significant minority of its supporters are Jewish as was its leader for many years, Meir Vilner. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The modern Knesset building, Israels parliament, in Jerusalem Though similar-sounding, Beit Knesset (בית כנסת) literally means House of Assembly, and refers to a synagogue. ... The Arabs (Arabic: عرب ) are a large and heterogeneous ethnic group found throughout the Middle East and North Africa, originating in the Arabian Peninsula of southwest Asia. ... Jews (Hebrew: יהודים, Yehudim) are followers of Judaism or, more generally, members of the Jewish people (also known as the Jewish nation, or the Children of Israel), an ethno-religious group descended from the ancient Israelites and converts who joined their religion. ... Meir Vilner (birth name: Ber Kovner; born October 13, 1918 in Vilnius, Lithuania (then Poland); died June 5, 2003) was an Israeli communist politician and Jewish leader of Arab Israeli Communist Party, also known as Maki, which consisted primarily of Arabs. ...


The party supports evacuation of all Israeli settlements, and a complete withdrawal by Israel from all territories occupied as a result of the 1967 Six-day War and the establishment of a Palestinian state in those territories. The party is also a strong supporter of workers' rights and social rights. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Israeli settlement. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Combatants Israel Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq Commanders Yitzhak Rabin, Moshe Dayan, Uzi Narkiss, Israel Tal, Ariel Sharon Abdel Hakim Amer, Abdul Munim Riad, Sharif Zaid Ibn Shaker, Hafez al-Assad Strength 50,000 troops (264,000 including mobilized reservists); 197 combat aircraft Egypt 150,000 troops; Syria 75,000; Jordan...


Hadash defines itself as an non-Zionist party, originally in keeping with Marxist opposion to nationalism. It advocates redefining Israel from a state with Jewish character to a bi-national state (מדינה דו-לאומית).[citation needed] Jews (Hebrew: יהודים, Yehudim) are followers of Judaism or, more generally, members of the Jewish people (also known as the Jewish nation, or the Children of Israel), an ethno-religious group descended from the ancient Israelites and converts who joined their religion. ...


Current Knesset Members

  1. Mohammad Barakeh
  2. Hana Sweid
  3. Dov Khenin

Mohammad Barakeh, Israeli Arab politician. ... Hana Sweid is the director of the Arab Centre for Alternative Planning as well as mayor of Eilaboun. ...

Former Knesset Members

Tamar Gozansky (born in 1940 in Petah Tikva) is a controversial Israeli politician, a former (until the 2003 elections) member of the Knesset for Hadash party and a member of the politburo of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI). ... Issam Makhoul, Israeli Arab politician. ...

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Hadash - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
Hadash is an acronym for Hachazit Hademokratit leshalom uleshivyon — "החזית הדמוקרטית לשלום ולשוויון", "The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality".
Most of Hadash's support comes from the Arab sector, and it is generally considered an Arab party, but a significant minority of its supporters are Jewish as was its leader for many years, Meir Vilner.
Hadash defines itself as an non-Zionist party, originally in keeping with Marxist opposion to nationalism.
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