Naftali Bennet, former chairman of the Council of Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip, declared Sunday his intention to establish a political party in the coming says that will contend in the next elections to the Knesset.

In a message on his Facebook page, Bennet said that the party will seek to "bring Zionism back to the center."

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Bennet stated that he would be joined in the new party by former IDF chief rabbi Avichai Ronsky and Ayelet Shaked, the chairwoman of right-wing NGO, "My Israel."


Prior to leading the settlement umbrella organization, Bennet served as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's chief of staff from 2006-2008 while the Likud leader headed the opposition.