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Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett (L), Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (R), and Alona Barkat (C), hold a press conference at "New Right" headquarters

‘New Right’ Party co-chairman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett, formerly of the Bayit Yehudi party, revealed his party’s list of candidates for the upcoming elections this April 9.

Following is the list, led by Bennett:


1.. Education Minister Naftali Bennett (party chair)
2. Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (co-chair)
3. Alona Barkat, Hapoel Be’er Sheva soccer team owner
4. Col. (res) Matan Kahane, former Israel Air Force pilot
5. MK Shuli Mualem (formerly of Bayit Yehudi
6. Caroline Glick, U.S. born, journalist, Jerusalem Post
7. Elyashiv ‘Shivi’ Raichner, journalist, Makor Rishon
8. Uri Shachter, leader ‘Tzohar’ movement
9. Amichai Shikli, dean of Tavor pre-army academy
10. Shirley Pinto, Israeli deaf rights advocate
11. Yom Tov Khalfon, attorney
12. Ran Bar-Yosafat, activist

The party has expressed its intention to join any government coalition formed by Likud Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and to pressure the government not to buckle on issues such as settlements, sovereignty and compromises with the Palestinian Authority.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.