1951–52 Liga Alef
The 1951–52 season was the first edition of Liga Alef, which had replaced the Israeli League as the top division of football in Israel following a year-long hiatus. It took place between October 1951 to June 1952 and was contested by 12 clubs, the same ones which had played in the top flight during the 1949–50 season minus Maccabi Nes Tziona.
|Champions||Maccabi Tel Aviv|
|Relegated||Hapoel Rishon LeZion|
Maccabi Rishon LeZion
|Goals scored||466 (3.7 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Yehoshua Glazer (27)|
At the time, the league was played with two points for a win and one for a draw.
|1||Maccabi Tel Aviv||22||18||2||2||89||18||4.944||38||Champions|
|2||Maccabi Petah Tikva||22||12||6||4||65||23||2.826||30|
|4||Hapoel Petah Tikva||22||10||7||5||38||20||1.900||27|
|5||Hapoel Tel Aviv||22||9||7||6||31||22||1.409||25|
|7||Beitar Tel Aviv||22||7||7||8||39||41||0.951||21|
|8||Hapoel Ramat Gan||22||7||3||12||37||46||0.804||17|
|11||Hapoel Rishon LeZion||22||5||6||11||22||52||0.423||16||Relegation to Liga Bet|
|12||Maccabi Rishon LeZion||22||1||2||19||13||100||0.130||4|