- A political party formed by Ariel Sharon that contested the 1977 Knesset election and won two seats in parliament. It then joined the Likud.
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Likud (Union) Party — Likud was established in 1973, and the alliance crystallized at the time of the 1977 election. It consisted of the Gahal alliance (Herut and the Liberals); the La am alliance (the State List and the Free Center); Ahdut (a one man faction in… … Historical Dictionary of Israel
Sharon, Ariel (Arik) — (formerly Sheinerman) (1928 ) He was born in Kfar Malal, a farm village not far from present day Tel Aviv. At the age of 14, he joined the Hagana, was wounded during the War of Independence (1948^ 9), and subsequently rose swiftly in the ranks … Historical Dictionary of Israel
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