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Meretz head attacks PM for praising coexistence

PM calls to preserve coexistence in capital; Galon slams him for abandoning security and demands dividing the capital as the 'solution.'Ari Yashar, 6/1/2016, 2:52 PM

An open letter to Bernie Sanders from the Israeli left

It would be a shame to let Bernie's talents go to waste on foreign soil.Former MK Yaakov Katz, 4/9/2016, 8:35 PM

'Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers'

Tempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/16/2016, 10:52 PM

MK Galon in rare attack on Arab MKs

Meretz head says Arab MKs’ support for Hezbollah is ‘a moral low point,’ causing some to declare a ‘flying pig’ moment.Gil Ronen, 3/8/2016, 6:16 AM

Foreign Agents bill progresses in Knesset

Amendment to NGO bill significantly expands disclosure requirements for organizations funded by foreign government.Hezki Baruch, 2/17/2016, 6:01 PM

Law on 'infiltrators' passes first reading

Knesset gives first approval to reducing illegal immigrants' time in holding facilities from 20 months to 12.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2016, 7:57 AM

Zehava Galon vows to convert to Islam, go to Gaza?

Immediate outpouring of likes surpasses Meretz head's conditions to Zionist rapper for her leaving Israel for good - was it real?Ari Yashar, 1/25/2016, 8:45 PM

Im Tirzu video won't be probed for 'incitement'

Deputy A-G throws out case against Im Tirzu clip, asserting no criminal investigation needed as video doesn't incite to violence.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/24/2016, 3:00 PM

Liberman: Tell the truth - this is pure treason

Avigdor Liberman on left-wing organizations: "traitors." Zehava Galon responds: "It's absurd you're not in prison."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2016, 6:41 PM

Mystery: Who 'murdered' nine more women?

Police say eight women were murdered by their partners in 2015. Why did MK Galon double the number and how is this connected to terrorism?Gil Ronen, 1/5/2016, 1:08 PM

New civics textbook approved, Galon goes livid

Education Ministry gives final approval to new text for school system; leftist MK slams 'war declaration against pluralism, secularism.'Uzi Baruch, 12/22/2015, 6:20 PM

Galon: Lapid responsible if leftists attacked

Meretz head Galon slams Yesh Atid's Lapid for slamming Breaking the Silence, says it could lead to bloodshed soon.Uzi Baruch, 12/20/2015, 12:19 PM

Meretz trying to block video exposing EU 'agents'

MK Galon calls Im Tirtzu's 'foreign agents' video 'warped and dangerous,' tells followers to complain to Facebook.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2015, 4:11 PM

Shaked speaks: 'Court not immune from criticism'

After week of silence, Justice Minister addresses Supreme Court's decision to delay demolitions of terrorists' homes.Cynthia Blank, 10/28/2015, 8:50 PM

Galon: destroying terrorists' homes 'ineffective'

Far-left leader upholds controversial High Court decision to postpone deterrence measure, claims terrorists are protected under judiciary.Tova Dvorin, 10/23/2015, 10:43 AM

Leftist MK Accuses PM of Whitewashing Hitler

Meretz head Zehava Galon skewers PM's claim that Mufti convinced Hitler to annihilate the Jews, when he only meant to expel them.Gil Ronen, 10/21/2015, 8:16 AM

Lapid: 'Something Rotten' on the Left

Yesh Atid chairman slams leftist politicians as 'disconnected' for trying to 'justify Palestinian actions at all costs.'Netanel Katz, 10/18/2015, 2:17 PM

Galon Removed from Knesset After Insulting MK Gal

Meretz chairwoman refers to MK Sharon Gal as "messed up", is removed from plenum.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 7/14/2015, 3:46 AM

The Left Versus... The Left

Meretz chairman Zehava Galon refuses to participate with Zionist Union, Yesh Atid after latter two skip critical vote.Hezki Baruch, 6/24/2015, 5:32 PM

Galon: Netanyahu Spews Empty Words

Meretz chair argues Netanyahu has no interest in peace deal with Palestinians, calls his remarks about striving for peace 'hollow.'Cynthia Blank, 5/17/2015, 8:38 AM

Knesset Storm as Leftists, Nationalists Clash

MK Sharon Gal removed by ushers for shouting down Meretz MKs as 'traitors, criminals' for reading out leftist NGO's 'IDF war crimes' claims.Ari Soffer, 5/12/2015, 8:20 PM

Galon: Enough Sexist Comments Against Shaked

Meretz chairwoman denounces recent sexist remarks against Jewish Home MK, promises to stand alongside her on such issues.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2015, 3:45 AM

MK Galon: New Gov't Sabotaging Future Accord

Agreement with Jewish Home to make Judea and Samaria communities kosher will 'deepen Israel's isolation,' she warns.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 5/8/2015, 2:45 PM

Galon: Netanyahu is Extreme Right's Lackey

Meretz chairwoman accuses Prime Minister of both bowing down to parties looking to limit High Court's power and 'undermining democracy.'Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 9:22 PM

Galon: Bennett as Education Min. is 'Dangerous'

Meretz head warns against appointing Bennett as Education Minister, threatens to "drive him crazy".Ido Ben Porat, 4/27/2015, 4:12 AM

'Money-Loving' Peres Criticized Over Bank Contract

MKs from both left and right criticize report that former President will promote Bank Hapoalim for $30,000 a month.Elad Benari, 4/21/2015, 5:45 AM

Galon Returns to Politics After One Day Retirement

After it appears Meretz has jumped up to five mandates, Chair Zehava Galon announced she will return after stepping down Wednesday.Cynthia Blank, 3/19/2015, 10:50 AM

Galon's Replacement Calls to Retract Resignation

'A difficult morning for the left,' admits MK Zandberg, urging Meretz head to take back her resignation after party just gets four seats.Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 3/18/2015, 2:28 PM

Galon Resigns, Won't Run for Meretz Chair Again

MK Zehava Galon: 'This is a very difficult moment for me. Meretz needs to search its soul.'Gil Ronen, 3/18/2015, 10:46 AM

Zehava Galon Set to Resign from Knesset

Meretz chair will leave Knesset after poor showing in election, allowing Tamar Zandberg to reenter.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2015, 7:18 AM

Galon: I'd Make a Great Education Minister

Meretz chairwoman tells voters she thinks she would be a good choice to serve as Education Minister in the next government.Reut Hadar, 3/6/2015, 2:45 AM

Far-Left Meretz Party Scared of Being Left Out

Party worried as Labor-Hatnua union steals its thunder in targeting Netanyahu, dropping polls hint at possible threshold blockage.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 12:49 PM

Left Fires Back at Netanyahu

“Israel's problem is not governance but rather the governor,” say Herzog and Livni after Netanyahu slams the left during a campaign rally.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 12:12 AM

Meretz Head Calls Bibi ‘a Dybbuk’

MK Zehava Galon employs demonic term, says these elections must be the last ones in which Netanyahu contends.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2014, 6:59 PM

Fitch Downgrades Israel's Outlook

Fitch downgrades the outlook for Israel's sovereign long-term foreign currency issuer default rating from Positive to Stable.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2014, 5:01 AM

Netanyahu Asks 'All the Left' to Join Government

PM's invitation to opposition to join his government draws criticism from across the political spectrum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2014, 2:12 AM

Gal-On: Jewish State Law Harms Israeli Arabs

Meretz Chairman claims waves of anti-Semitic incitement and calls for a Palestinian state do not threaten Jewish existence in Israel.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2014, 2:58 PM

Leftists Outraged at New Construction Plan

"Netanyahu is working for the settlers", says Meretz chairwoman amid reports that Netanyahu will approve new homes in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2014, 3:16 AM

Will Lapid's Sabbath Desecration End Coalition?

A coalition has already broken apart in a similar gaffe to Lapid's Shabbat press conference; MKs warning action may be taken.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/20/2014, 10:51 PM

Meretz Blames 'Settlements' for Hamas Rockets

MK Shaked blasts MK Galon after the latter says Netanyahu is 'sacrificing residents of the south' to avoid 'peace talks.'Gil Ronen, 8/24/2014, 5:46 PM

Liberman: 'Even Far-Leftists Would Topple Hamas'

Foreign minister echoes growing criticism of PM allowing Hamas to 'take the initiative', calls for decisive action ahead of Cabinet meeting.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 8/20/2014, 11:33 AM

Far-Left Rally Call for Netanyahu to Step Down

Several thousand gather in Tel Aviv to oppose IDF war effort; Meretz party head calls for Netanyahu to step down over 'deep failure.'Ari Yashar, 8/16/2014, 10:18 PM

Meretz Head Slams IDF Operation and 'Warmongering'

MK Galon demands PM cancel Operation on Gaza, warns of war and 'heavy price of blood for living by sword'; doesn't comment on rocket fire.Ari Yashar, 7/8/2014, 12:02 PM

Meretz Head: IDF Operation Only to Punish the PA

MK Zehava Galon: Operation Brother’s Keeper has strayed away from its purpose and now is used solely to punish the PA.Ido Ben Porat, 6/19/2014, 6:16 AM

Bill: Pardon Terrorists Only After Compensation

Knesset approves preliminary reading of bill which states that terrorists will only be released after they pay compensation.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 5/15/2014, 1:15 AM

Far-Left MK Says Israel Must Submit to PA Threats

Meretz head Galon calls on Netanyahu to adopt 'Abbas's outline' that Israel freeze building to continue talks, says to 'stop blaming PA.'Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 8:16 AM

'Only Talks Less Credible Than Bennett's Threats'

Far-left Meretz chairwoman slams Bennett's threat to leave govt. over Israeli-Arab terror release. MK Stern: 'they want to leave, fine.'Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 11:42 AM

Opposition: Give Liberman Elections

Opposition members call for elections following Foreign Minister's remarks that going to the polls is better than releasing terrorists.Elad Benari, 4/7/2014, 3:15 AM

Galon Accuses Netanyahu of 'Rewriting History'

PM Netanyahu and Meretz head argue at the Knesset, as Galon claims Netanyahu is ignoring the "Palestinian history".Elad Benari, 3/21/2014, 3:13 AM

Livni Request Against Settlement Division Rejected

Leftists Galon and Livni initiative to limit WZO division for Judea and Samaria blocked by Knesset Committee.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/19/2014, 11:40 AM

Kerry Told 'Condemn Terror, Not Jewish State'

Ministers slam Kerry statement on recognition 'mistake' during rocket barrage, say Washington is living in an 'illusion.'Ari Yashar, 3/14/2014, 11:44 AM

Left Opposes National Referendum on Concessions

Leftist MKs open fire on National Referendum Bill being voted on this week, which would let public vote on withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 3/10/2014, 12:19 PM

Herzog: I Doubt Netanyahu Will Lead Us to Peace

Opposition leader says he agrees with Netanyahu’s demands for security, but doubts Netanyahu can lead Israel to peace.Elad Benari, 3/5/2014, 4:16 AM

Abbas: Freeze Construction or Else...

PA Chairman threatens to end peace talks and turn to international institutions unless Israel freezes construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 3:12 AM

Knesset Debates Jewish Temple Mount Prayer Rights

Historic debate calls on government to give Jews equal prayer rights at holiest site in Judaism, and to implement Israeli sovereignty.Ari Yashar, 2/25/2014, 9:24 PM

Liberman: Kerry 'A Good Friend of Israel'

Foreign Minister praises Secretary of State, blasts Bennett over 'belligerence,' calls Meretz an 'Arab party in Israel.'Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 1:19 PM

Galon: Netanyahu Using Incitement to Derail Talks

Meretz head attacks the government over its refusal to convene a committee with the PA to discuss incitement against Israel.Elad Benari, 2/5/2014, 5:44 AM