New Party Recognized by Knesset
(July 20, 1999)
A new political party with two legislators was recognized by the Israeli Knesset. Roman Bronfman and Alexander Tzinker formed the Machar, or Tomorrow, Party, soon after they joined the Knesset on the immigrant rights Yisrael Ba'Aliyah ticket. There are now a record 16 political parties in the Knesset.
Source: JTA, July 21, 1999