Twelfth government of Israel
|Second Eshkol Cabinet|
12th cabinet of Israel
|Date formed||22 December 1964|
|Date dissolved||12 January 1966|
|People and organisations|
|Head of government||Levi Eshkol|
|Head of state||Zalman Shazar|
National Religious Party
Poalei Agudat Yisrael
Cooperation and Brotherhood
Progress and Development
|Status in legislature||Coalition|
|Opposition leader||Menachem Begin|
|Predecessor||11th Cabinet of Israel|
|Successor||13th Cabinet of Israel|
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