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  ניסן 11, 5774 , 11/04/14

Poll: Jewish Home 2nd Largest Knesset Faction

If elections for the Knesset were held today, the Jewish Home party would win 15 seats, according to a survey by the Dialogue Institute, published Friday in the Haaretz daily. That's three more than the previous poll, tied with the Labor party, which dropped a mandate.

The Likud Beytenu bloc, which said, Thursday that it was not concerned about Jewish Home's threat to quit over prisoner releases, led with 37 mandates, and the Yesh Atid party maintained its 14 seats, Shas and Meretz each lost a mandate to nine while United Torah Judaism rose one to seven seats. Hatenu'a dropped two mandates for a total of three, and the Arab parties maintained their 12 seats, while Kadima would not qualify for representation.

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