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Israel – Knesset members to be sworn-in

Members of the Knesset, both old and new, will arrive at the Knesset accompanied by their families starting at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

They will then be photographed with the certificate, and then an official photograph will be taken that will accompany them during their tenure in official Knesset publications.

At 3:00 p.m., a reception will begin in the presence of all members of the Knesset and their families. For the first time in the history of the Knesset, the honor guard of the Knesset Guard will receive President Reuven Rivlin.

An hour later, at 4:00 p.m., Rivlin will open the special Knesset gathering, will invite Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein to declare his allegiance and then transfer the chairmanship of the meeting to him.