Fourth government of Israel
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The fourth government of Israel (Hebrew: מֶמְשֶׁלֶת יִשְׂרָאֵל הַרְבִיעִית, translit. Memshelet Yisra'el Harevi'it) was formed by David Ben-Gurion during the second Knesset on 24 December 1952. Ben-Gurion dropped the ultra-orthodox parties Agudat Yisrael and Poalei Agudat Yisrael from his coalition and replaced them with the General Zionists and the Progressive Party, who formed the government together with Mapai, Mizrachi, Hapoel HaMizrachi, the Democratic List for Israeli Arabs, Progress and Work and Agriculture and Development.
- Knesset 2: Government 4 Knesset website