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Yesh Atid’s Mickey Levy appointed new Knesset speaker

Yesh Atid MK Mickey Levy is appointed the new Knesset speaker, replacing Likud’s Yariv Levin, after winning 67 of the parliament’s 120 votes.

His rival, Shas lawmaker Yaakov Margi, picks up 52 votes.

Yesh Atid MK MIckey Levy (Courtesy)

Levy will now preside over the confidence vote in the new Bennett-Lapid government, which will begin shortly.

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