Likud’s answer: NoPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday ordered Likud ministers to oppose a bill calling for the death penalty for terrorists. The prime minister issued his order just an hour before the Ministerial Committee for Legislation was meant to discuss the bill.Source
Yesh Atid [political party]’s political stances on death penalty
The Jewish Home’s answer: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidenceJustice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi) responded that she supports capital punishment and even proposed a bill to implement it in the last Knesset, but the government’s position is to oppose Gal’s bill and allow the new committee to make recommendations.
A Bayit Yehudi source said Bennett skipped the vote intentionally, because he did not want to vote against the death penalty, but Shaked could not get away with absenting herself because she is the chairwoman of the Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Source
Yisrael Beiteinu [political party]’s answer: YesOnly Yisrael Beytenu MKs voted in favor of a bill on Wednesday that would make it easier to sentence terrorists to death.
The bill, sponsored by MK Sharon Gal (Yisrael Beytenu), would change the current law that allows the death penalty only in a case of judicial consensus, which was only used against Holocaust organizer Adolf Eichmann (in 1962), to one allowing a majority of presiding judges to sentence a terrorist to death.Source
Kulanu [political party]’s political stances on death penalty
Kulanu [political party]’s answer: No, spending life in prison is a harsher sentenceA senior official in Kulanu, which is a member of the coalition, said his party would oppose any form of legislation that would enable courts, military or civilian, to hand out a death...Source
Hatnuah [political party]’s political stances on death penalty
Hatnuah [political party]’s answer: No, spending life in prison is a harsher sentenceHe also noted that he cannot understand why three ministers - two from Yesh Atid and one from HaTnua - opposed the...Source
Shas [political party]’s political stances on death penalty