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Betenu BeRashut Avigdor Liberman (Israel is our Home led by
Avigdor Liberman) is a right wing party of new immigrants from
former USSR. It use the letter lamed.
It was founded in 1999 by Avigdor Liberman who was joined by members from Yisrael BeAliya party and got 4 seats in 2000 elections. In 2003 elections it joined Ikhud Leumi (in Ikhud Leumi-Yisrael Betenu list) and had 3 of the seven list's seats. Web site at <www.beytenu.org.il>.
The old logo (national flag shaped as a house with party name below) was replaced by a new one with party name and a "roof". There is no flag.
Yisrael Betenu is one of the winners of 2006 elections with 11 seats. Only 116 votes difference gave HaLikud its 12th seat. However, they were kept out of the government .
Dov Gutterman, 25 March and 7 June 2006
they join the government and also adopted a flag. I found a photo
with the party flag which is the party logo with "national
Dov Gutterman, 10 September 2007