New Israeli government – level 1

23-06-2021 15:00

Benjamin Netanyahu is the Israeli prime minister. He is the prime minister for a long twelve years. It is the longest time in history for Israel.

The Israeli government votes for a new government last week. Netanyahu loses the vote. The result is 60-59. It is very tight.

Now there is a new coalition government. Eight political parties are in the coalition. They have very different ideas. It is an unusual situation in Israel.

Naftali Bennet is the new prime minister. He will be the leader until 2023.

Thousands of people celebrate in the city of Jerusalem. They are happy that Netanyahu is not the leader anymore.

Difficult words: result (what happens after something else), tight (when something is very close together), coalition (when groups of people with different political ideas make one bigger group, and they work together), political party (a group of people in a government who have similar ideas).

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