Twelfth government of Israel
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The twelfth government of Israel (Hebrew: מֶמְשֶׁלֶת יִשְׂרָאֵל הַשְׁתֵּיִם עֶשְׂרֵה, Memshelet Yisra'el HaShteim esre) was formed by Levi Eshkol on 22 December 1964, towards the end of the fifth Knesset.
Eshkol kept the same coalition partners as previously, i.e. Mapai, the National Religious Party, Ahdut HaAvoda, Poalei Agudat Yisrael, Cooperation and Brotherhood and Progress and Development. The only change to the cabinet was Akiva Govrin becoming the country's first Minister of Tourism, having been a Minister without Portfolio in the previous government.
2 Although Yosef was not an MK at the time, he was a member of Mapai.
3 Although Sasson was not an MK at the time, he was elected to the next Knesset as a member of the Labour Alignment, an alliance of Mapai and Ahdut HaAvoda.
4 Died in office.
- 1965 timeline Jewish Agency for Israel
- The twelfth government of Israel Knesset website