Israel Elections: Shirely Pinto leaves Zionist Spirit for Gantz's National Unity

Former Yamina MK Shirley Pinto joined Defense Minister Benny Gantz's National Unity faction's list for the upcoming Knesset election, the party announced on Monday.

Pinto is following the footsteps of another former Yamina MK and religious services minister Matan Kahana, who also left Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked's new Zionist Spirit faction to join Gantz.

In a tweet announcing the addition, Gantz wrote that Pinto "did terrific work in the Knesset" and is "set to lead the party's efforts to promote the rights of people with disabilities.

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