Israeli order of precedence

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The Israeli Ceremonial Protocol does not define an order of precedence. It does define, however, the group of officials that are to attend ceremonial events (Hebrew: Segel Aleph, סגל א'). This group consists of:

  1. The President of Israel (נשיא מדינת ישראל)
  2. The Prime Minister of Israel (ראש ממשלת ישראל)
  3. The Speaker of the Knesset (יו"ר הכנסת)
  4. The President of the Supreme Court of Israel (נשיא בית המשפט העליון)
  5. The Chief Rabbis (הרבנים הראשיים לישראל)
  6. Former Presidents of Israel (נשיאי המדינה בעבר)
  7. Ministers of the Government
  8. The Leader of the Opposition (יו"ר האופוזיציה)
  9. Head of the Coalition (ראש הקואליציה)
  10. Justices of the Supreme Court of Israel (שופטי בית המשפט העליון)
  11. The Attorney General of Israel (היועץ המשפטי לממשלה)
  12. The State Comptroller (מבקר המדינה)
  13. The Governor of the Bank of Israel (נגיד בנק ישראל)
  14. Chairman of the World Zionist Organization (יו" הנהלת ההסתדרות הציונית העולמית)
  15. Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel (יו"ר הסוכנות היהודית לארץ ישראל)
  16. The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps (זקן הסגל הדיפלומטי)
  17. The Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces (הרמטכ"ל)
  18. The Police Commissioner (מפכ"ל המשטרה)
  19. Members of the Knesset (חברי הכנסת)
  20. Commander of the Prison Service, Commissioner of the Fire and Rescue Commission
  21. Former Prime Ministers, Speakers of Knesset, Chief Rabbis, Presidents of the Supreme court and widows of former Presidents
  22. Heads of Diplomatic Missions
  23. Representatives of the minority communities in Israel – Christians, Muslims, Druze, and Circassians
  24. Mayor of Jerusalem

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