Livni: Zionist Union negotiating terms of unity government

Talks underway to bring Zionist Union into coalition. But Naftali Bennett warns offering party may bolt if Justice Ministry given to Labor.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2016, 10:57 AM

Details of alleged 'unity government' deal revealed

Senior Likud source claims Netanyahu made generous deal to leftist Zionist Union, now waiting for response; Herzog's office denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 10:41 AM

Yechimovich: Zionism is about universal love, equality

Former Opposition leader blasts Herzog for bringing up Israeli Arab issue earlier this week, claims it justifies 'rhetoric of the Right.'Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2016, 9:01 AM

Herzog doubles down on 'loving Arabs' comments

Opposition head responds to MKs angered by comments: 'If they think I'll prefer Palestinian interests, they should think again.'Ido Ben-Porat, 4/20/2016, 10:10 AM

Zionist Union MK blasts 'rightist psychopaths' in video clip

MK Erel Margalit blasts the right in new clip aimed at encouraging Israelis to join the Labor party.Hezki Baruch, 4/20/2016, 5:14 AM

Herzog on criminal probe: I'm calm and you should be too

Opposition leader urges Zionist Union activists not to worry about the criminal investigation against him.Hezki Baruch, 4/18/2016, 2:12 AM

Zionist Union MK: I do not support stabbing of soldiers

MK Zuhair Bahloul, who claimed that an Arab terrorist who stabbed a soldier in Hevron was not a "terrorist", tones down his rhetoric.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/15/2016, 11:18 PM

Yechimovich: Herzog scandal damaging the party

Investigation against Zionist Union leader could see Herzog stepping down, MK Shelly Yechimovich implies.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2016, 6:44 PM

Zionist Union MK calls to suspend Herzog

As investigation into Herzog's campaign finances deepens, Zionist Union questions support for its leader.David Rosenberg, 4/12/2016, 2:21 PM

Livni: I'm against us joining the coalition

In letter to party members, MK Tzipi Livni stresses that she objects to the Zionist Union joining the coalition.Haim Lev, 4/10/2016, 5:11 AM

Zionist Union MK demands soul searching from his party

MK Eitan Broshi says Zionist Union must make sure it is upholding its own values, after member encourages attacks on soldiers.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2016, 9:35 PM

Herzog: 'Preachy' Jewish Home should 'shut up'

Zionist Union head criticizes MK of his own party for terror whitewash, but also condemns Jewish Home for its criticism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 6:32 PM

Key Likud Minister: Government is about to collapse

Erdan calls on Zionist Union to join unity government, warns budget will bring down the coalition and 'we don't need elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 5:10 PM

Zionist Union distances from terrorist apologist MK

Arab MK says Hevron terrorist was not a 'terrorist,' sending his party on the defensive as it claims 'he doesn't represent our position.'Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2016, 3:52 PM

Investigation against Herzog likely to turn criminal

Senior official involved in investigation against opposition head: Mounting evidence suggests he broke the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 7:31 AM

Herzog threatens his own party over police investigation

Labor head claims corruption investigation is being used as part of an 'election campaign,' threatens: 'I'm no sucker, I know how to kick.'Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 7:22 PM

Poll: Lapid, Liberman continue to gain strength

New poll finds that Yesh Atid and Yisrael Beytenu are making gains at the expense of Likud and the Zionist Union.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/25/2016, 11:16 PM

Zionist Union MK blasts 'dictator' Herzog at faction meeting

MK Erel Margalit attacks Labor chairman for his refusal to hold primaries, as faction meeting turns ugly.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2016, 5:15 AM

New 'Centrist' Labor Party movement wants settlers, religious

'Mainstream Labor' movement founded, seeks to change party's far-left image.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 10:20 AM

Poll: Likud stumbles, Zionist Union crashes

In new poll Likud drops by 3 mandates, Zionist Union loses 9; Yesh Atid becomes second largest party and Yisrael Beytenu nearly doubles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2016, 8:31 AM

Amid shouting match, Zionist Union shows signs of split

In closed faction meeting, Zionist Union MKs and leadership shout and insult one another, show signs of growing rift.Raphael Poch, 2/2/2016, 9:30 AM

Watch: Herzog heckled at Labor conference

Angry activists interrupt opposition chairman's speech at party gathering in Holon.Elad Benari, 2/1/2016, 1:15 AM

Livni downplays Labor spat over 'two-state solution'

Livni says 'separation from Palestinians' is fundamental vision of Zionist Union, and any internal differences are 'irrelevant.'Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2016, 5:28 PM

Motion to dissolve Knesset to be proposed on Wednesday

Zionist Union looking to take advantage of the current coalition crisis over Hevron expulsion, tables no-confidence motion for Wednesday.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 2:22 PM

Labor leaders war over peace

Herzog slams Yechimovich for 'wildly attacking' after he said '2 state solution' not feasible now; 'you think they'll put down the knives?'Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 1/24/2016, 8:35 PM

Labor voters don't want French Aliyah?

Supporters of Zionist Union and Meretz do not welcome immigration by French Jews, surprising poll finds.Gil Ronen, 1/19/2016, 7:12 PM

Zionist Union bill would legalize 41,000 infiltrators

All 24 Zionist Union (Labor) MKs sign bill that would open Israel's floodgates to massive immigration. Looking for a voter base?Gil Ronen, 1/14/2016, 6:25 PM

PM tells Bennett: Zionist Union won't replace you

Talk of Zionist Union entering Netanyahu's government has increased, but it won't be at the expense of Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2015, 12:13 AM

Zionist Union MKs publicly call on Herzog to join coalition

MK Eitan Broshi becomes first Zionist Union MK to urge Herzog to join Netanyahu's coalition.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/20/2015, 10:27 PM

Zionist Union: Harming Israel's Economy Won't Bring Peace

Zionist Union party condemns EU decision to label "settlement" products, says that is not the way to resume peace talks.Elad Benari, 9/11/2015, 4:43 AM

TA Mayor Huldai: Forget 'Zionist Union,' Go Back to 'Labor'

Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai has a lot to say about Yitzhak Herzog - none of it nice.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2015, 10:47 PM

Knesset Symbolically Approves Gas Framework Deal

Outline for licensing Israel's gas passes Knesset but faces more hurdles as Economy Minister refuses to approve contracts.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2015, 4:25 PM

'Herzog Wants Syrian Refugees? Let Them Stay in His House'

Minister Yisrael Katz and Yariv Levin blast Herzog's 'lack of national responsibility' and suggest he let refugees stay in his home.Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 12:18 PM

Extensive Counterterrorism Bill Passes First Knesset Reading

Harsher jail sentences and broader definition of terror stipulated in bill that collects all existing counterterrorism legislation one law.Cynthia Blank, 9/3/2015, 11:05 AM

Zionist Union MK Under Fire for Visiting 'Occupied Territory'

MK Danny Atar attacked by leftists on Facebook after touring the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council.Ido Ben Porat, 8/3/2015, 3:46 AM

MK 'Comes Out' After Gay Pride Stabbing

MK Itzik Shmuli of leftist Zionist Union 'cannot remain silent' after the stabbing, he announces Friday.Nir Har-Zahav, 7/31/2015, 8:23 AM

Herzog Makes It Perfectly Clear: No Unity Government

For once and for all, said Yitzchak Herzog, Zionist Union/Labor is not going to join Binyamin Netanyahu's coalition.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 8:23 PM

Two Zionist Union Bills May Limit Free Speech

One bill would prosecute 'libelous' internet posts, while other would ban publication of names of IDF soldiers under investigation.Cynthia Blank, 7/19/2015, 2:52 PM

Netanyahu-Herzog Unity Government Not on the Horizon

Political sources reveal talks hit a loggerhead, with opposition by Livni and Yechimovich primary in fouling up anti-Iran deal move.Hezki Baruch, 7/17/2015, 12:44 PM

Yechimovich: Herzog's Support of PM on Iran is a 'Mistake'

Labor's former leader blasts current chairman for agreeing to stand united alongside Netanyahu against Iranian nuclear deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 11:31 AM

'Zionist Union Is About to Enter the Coalition'

Meretz head says she knows for a fact that Yitzchak Herzog is about to join government, fly to US on its behalf.Gil Ronen, 7/15/2015, 2:52 PM

Herzog: Iran Deal Bad for Israel? Blame Netanyahu

Zionist Union/Labor head Yitzchak Herzog says Iran nuclear deal will be bad for Israel - and that it's all Netanyahu's fault.Yaakov Levi, 7/13/2015, 5:12 PM

Left-Wing Parties Turn on Each Other Over Knesset Vote

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

Herzog: No Difference Between 'Dangerous' Regev, Leftist Critic

Oded Kotler's attack on Minister Miri Regev may have been 'needless,' but her rhetoric against artists is 'dangerous,' Herzog insists.Cynthia Blank, 6/15/2015, 4:46 PM

Herzog: Netanyahu Will Destroy Israel as Jewish State

Zionist Union chair alleges continuation of PM Netanyahu's policies will result in binational Jewish-Arab state in Israel.Hezki Baruch, 6/8/2015, 6:13 PM

Cabel Beats Yechimovich to Become Chair of Economic Committee

Could the victory of MK Cabel over MK Yechimovich to become chair of Economic Affairs Committee spell internal trouble for Zionist Union?Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 6/1/2015, 9:09 PM

Herzog Defends 'Unflattering' Documentary Portrayal

Calling the actions of staff members 'regular' for election period, Labor leader admits "Herzog" film wasn't the most successful endeavor.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/31/2015, 11:04 AM

Yechimovich: Elitism Brought Down the Left

Not Netanyahu, but divisive identity politics were responsible for Zionist Union's major failure in March elections, MK Yechimovich argues.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/28/2015, 10:57 AM

Bill: Third-Trimester Pregnant Women to Park in Handicap Spots

Parliamentary adviser to Labor MK inspires bill to ease the lives of women in their last trimester of pregnancy.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 9:47 PM

Zionist Union Warns: Opposition Lacks Cohesion

Zionist Union sources say divide between Yisrael Beytenu and Joint Arab List may be too deep for opposition to make any real traction.Cynthia Blank, 5/17/2015, 2:54 PM

Yachimovich Offers Praise for the New Government

MK Shelly Yachimovich is optimistic: "As far a social and economic priorities, it is a much better government than the previous one."Haim Lev, Matt Wanderman, 5/16/2015, 11:40 PM

Herzog Vows to Cripple Netanyahu's Coalition

'We will not let you lead; you will not be able to function," Labor head threatens, says new elections are better than Likud rule.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/11/2015, 4:59 PM

Livni: I Won't Do Anything to Help Netanyahu

Backing up Zionist Union co-chair Yitzhak Herzog, Tzipi Livni asserts party has no plans whatsoever to join Netanyahu government.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 8:40 AM

Lapid: Zionist Union Would Make the Haredim the Same Offer

Yesh Atid chairman blasts the Zionist Union for failing to criticize the make-up of Netanyahu's new coalition.Elad Benari, 5/10/2015, 5:42 AM

Herzog: Bibi Should Give the Mandate Back to the President

Zionist Union chairman insists he's not joining the coalition, says Netanyahu should give back the mandate he was given to form a gov't.Yedidya Ben Or, 5/8/2015, 4:12 AM

Magal: No Problem to Sit in Coalition with Zionist Union

Jewish Home MK Yinon Magal says a broad government is always better for the Israeli public.Cynthia Blank, 5/7/2015, 2:57 PM

Herzog: PM Dug Himself a Pit, I Will Not Throw Him a Rope

Labor leader Yitzhak Herzog insists Netanyahu should not count on him to bail out latest government when push comes to shove.Moshe Cohen, 5/7/2015, 1:05 PM