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ChairpersonBenjamin Netanyahu
FoondersMenachem Begin, Yitzhak Shamir
Foondit1973 (alliance)
1988 (unified party)
Merger oGahal
Liberal Pairty
Free Centre
Naitional Leet
Movement for Greater Israel
HeidquartersMetzudat Ze'ev
38 King George Street
Tel Aviv, Israel
Membership  (2012)125,000
IdeologyNaitional liberalism[1][2][3][4]
Liberal conservatism[5]
Revisionist Zionism (historical)[6][7]
Poleetical poseetionCentre-richt[4][8] tae richt-weeng[9]
Internaitional affiliationNane
Colours     Blue
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Election symbol

Likud (Ebreu: הַלִּיכּוּד‬, translit. HaLikud, lit. The Consolidation) is the major center-richt poleetical pairty[10][11] in Israel.

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  1. Daniel Tauber (August 13, 2010). "Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880-1940)". Likud Anglos. Jabotinsky’s movement and teachings, which can be characterized as national-liberalism, form the foundation of the Likud party.
  2. McGann, James G.; Johnson, Erik C. (2005). Comparative Think Tanks, Politics and Public Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 241. The Likud Party, the party of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, is a national-liberal party, while the Labor Party, led by Shimon Peres, is more left wing and identified as social-democratic.
  3. "Israel - Political Parties". 2014-04-12. Retrieved 2015-01-26. The two main political parties - Likud, essentially national-liberal and Labor, essentially social-democratic - have historical roots and traditions pre-dating the establishment of the State in 1948.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Meet the parties - Likud". Haaretz - Israel election 2015. 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-01. A national-liberal political movement (center-right, in Israeli terms) that was established as an alliance of parties that united into a single party in 1984. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. Amnon Rapoport (1990). Experimental Studies of Interactive Decisions. Kluwer Academic. p. 413. ISBN 0792306856. Likud is a liberal-conservative party that gains much of its support from the lower and middle classes, and promotes free enterprise, nationalism, and expansionism.
  6. Joel Greenberg (22 November 1998). "The World: Pursuing Peace; Netanyahu and His Party Turn Away from 'Greater Israel'". New York Times. Likud, despite defections, had joined Labor in accepting the inevitability of territorial compromise.... Revolutionary as it may seem, Likud's abandonment of its maximalist vision has in fact been evolving for years.
  7. Ethan Bronner (20 February 2009). "Netanyahu, Once Hawkish, Now Touts Pragmatism". New York Times. Likud as a party has made a major transformation in the last 15 years from being rigidly committed to retaining all the land of Israel to looking pragmatically at how to retain for Israel defensible borders in a very uncertain Middle East....
  8. Josef Federman (2014-12-02). "Israeli government crumbles; new election planned". Associated Press. Netanyahu's own Likud party is divided between more-centrist old timers and a young guard of hard-line ideologues.
  10. "Likud". Ynetnews. 27 November 2012.
  11. Baskin, Judith Reesa, ed. (2010). The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture. Cambridge University Press. p. 304. To overcome Labor Party dominance, the bulk of center-right parties formed Likud.... In the early twenty-first century, Likud remains a major factor in the center-right political bloc.