With the new “change coalition” set to be sworn in on Sunday, ministry postings and other key jobs have been finalized.
Israel’s 36th government will be Israel’s third-largest ever, with 27 ministers, but a drop from the record-breaking 36 of the current government.
Here is a look at the new government, made up of eight parties from across Israel’s political spectrum and led for its first two years by Yamina party chief Naftali Bennett — Israel’s first prime minister in 12 years who is not Benjamin Netanyahu:
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (Yamina) — will serve first as prime minister for two years under a rotation agreement with Yair Lapid. Also serves as settlement affairs minister.
Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid)
Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White)
Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu)
Minister in Finance Ministry — undecided (Yisrael Beytenu)
Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar (New Hope)
Public Security Minister Omer Barlev (Labor)
Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli (Labor)
Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz (Meretz)
Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked (Yamina)
Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana (Yamina)
Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton (New Hope)
Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel (New Hope)
Culture Minister Chili Tropper (Blue and White)
Economy Minister Orna Barbivai (Yesh Atid)
Construction and Housing Minister Ze’ev Elkin (New Hope) — will also serve as minister for Jerusalem affairs and liaison minister between the Knesset and the government.
Welfare Minister Meir Cohen (Yesh Atid)
Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov (Yesh Atid)
Energy Minister Karine Elharrar (Yesh Atid)
Intelligence Minister Elazar Stern (Yesh Atid)
Social Equality Minister Meirav Cohen (Yesh Atid)
Immigrant Absorption Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata (Blue and White)
Agriculture Minister Oded Forer (Yisrael Beytenu) — will also serve as minister for the Negev and Galilee.
Science Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen (Blue and White)
Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai (Labor)
Regional Cooperation Minister Issawi Frej (Meretz)
Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg (Meretz)
Yamina MK Abir Kara — deputy minister for regulatory matters in the Prime Minister’s Office
Yesh Atid MK Idan Roll — deputy foreign minister
Yesh Atid MK Yoav Segalovich — deputy public security minister
The Ra’am party is also expected to get a deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. New Hope will also get a deputy minister.
Knesset Speaker: Mickey Levy
The high-level security cabinet will include Bennett, Lapid, Gantz, Sa’ar, Liberman, Michaeli, Shaked, Elkin, Barlev, Horowitz, Kahana and Shasha-Biton.
Yamina’s Idit Silman will serve as coalition chairwoman.