Da (political party)
Movement for Democracy and Aliyah
התנועה לדמוקרטיה ועלייה
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The Movement for Democracy and Aliyah (Hebrew: התנועה לדמוקרטיה ועלייה, HaTnu'a LeDemokratia VeAliya), commonly known as Da (Hebrew: דה; Russian: ДА, lit. Yes), was a minor Israeli political party founded by immigrants from the former Soviet Union in the early 1990s.
Led by Yuli Kosharovsky, in the elections that year the party won 11,697 votes (0.4% of the total, and around 5% of the immigrant vote), and failed to cross the electoral threshold of 1.5%. Most Russian immigrants voted for the Israeli Labor Party.
- The “Russian Revolution” in Israel Association for Israel Studies
- Ashdod Journal; Land of Milk, Honey and Discontent New York Times, 23 May 1992
- Russian migrants seek louder voice in Israel The Independent, 11 June 1995