Gabbay: Running with Gantz no longer an option

Labor chairman says he was trying for a year to convince former IDF Chief of Staff to join forces, without success.Elad Benari, Thursday, 5:11 AM

MK Yechimovich released from hospital

'Thank you to all who care so much, it'll take time to answer you all,' wrote Yechimovich. 'I'm released from hospital, everything's fine.'Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2019, 8:20 PM

What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

Labor party chairman reportedly secretly visited Abu Dhabi last month and met with senior UAE officials.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2019, 3:07 AM

Gabbay reserves 3 spots for women on Labor's Knesset list

Labor party to vote on list for upcoming elections on Thursday as party approves reservation of certain slots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 5:07 PM

Gabbay confident he'll be prime minister

Labor chairman dismisses polls, insists he can replace Netanyahu.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2019, 10:35 PM

Revolt against Avi Gabbay grows

Labor party lawmakers attempting to hold new primaries in frantic effort to get rid of Avi Gabbay amid party's implosion in the polls.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 7:34 AM

Behind the scenes at the political ambush

Gil Hoffman takes us behind the scenes during and after the event which saw the breakup of the Zionist Union.The Land Of Israel Network, 1/3/2019, 1:30 PM

Labor MK: Gabbay needs to consider giving up his place

MK Cabel attacks leadership of Labor party head. 'In the business world, he would have handed over the reins long ago.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 11:06 AM

After breakup, Livni fires back: Gabbay not fit to be PM

'Split surprised me, but I don't feel I was humiliated.' MK Tzipi Livni speaks out after Labor chief ends alliance without warning.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 10:59 AM

Labor MK: We'd dump 'dictator' Gabbay if we could

Following dissolution of Zionist Union, Labor MKs rip party chairman Avi Gabbay, accusing him of behaving 'like a dictator'.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 9:59 AM

Ex-Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to join Labor?

Sources close to Labor chief Avi Gabbay say Labor is examining possibility of joint run with Moshe Yaalon's new faction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 8:20 AM

Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay appoints MK Shelly Yachimovich to replace Livni as head of the opposition.Elad Benari, 1/2/2019, 3:35 AM

Gabbay: Livni treated me like garbage

Following dramatic dissolution of Zionist Union, Labor chief Avi Gabbay has choice words for former partner Livni, blaming her for split.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 1:38 PM

Stunned by Zionist Union breakup, Livni vows 'revolution'

MK Tzipi Livni leaves room stunned after Labor chief announces end to Zionist Union, later vows 'revolution in upcoming election'.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2019, 12:47 PM

Zionist Union breaks up

Labor splits from Zionist Union, leaving Tzipi Livni's Hatnuah on its own. Labor MK says party aiming for new alliance with Benny Gantz.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2019, 11:21 AM

Livni: Put the ego aside for the sake of the revolution

Opposition leader hints she does not support Avi Gabbay's position that he will head the party's list no matter what.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2018, 4:39 AM

Gabbay offered Gantz to head Zionist Union

Zionist Union chairman reportedly offered former IDF chief of staff to lead the party in his place, but Gantz turned down the offer.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2018, 3:44 AM

Gabbay: Elections are between me and Netanyahu

Zionist Union leaders vow to 'save Israeli democracy' from Netanyahu in early elections in April.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2018, 7:30 PM

'Gabbay was right' projected on Hadera chimneys

Zionist Union launches new campaign focusing on cost of living and the rise in electricity prices.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2018, 5:28 AM

Barak continues efforts to form left-wing bloc

After meetings with Ya'alon and Livni, Ehud Barak now holds a summit with Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay.Tzvi Lev, 12/1/2018, 8:04 PM

Kahlon, Bennett, Be Courageous!

Zionist Union Chairman encourages ministers to leave coalition and the PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 4:39 PM

Gabbay calls for elections to be held in March

Labor leader calls for Knesset elections to be held at the earliest date possible.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/16/2018, 10:07 PM

Gabbay and Livni call for elections

Zionist Union chairman, opposition leader hold joint press conference following Liberman's resignation.Elad Benari, 11/15/2018, 4:05 AM

Opposition heads accuse PM of corruption amid scandal

Amid charges in Case 3000 submarine affair, Gabbay says Netanyahu's actions amount to 'treason'.Tzvi Lev, 11/8/2018, 4:42 PM

Gabbay: Netanyahu surrendered to Hamas

Zionist Union chairman accuses Netanyahu of surrendering to Hamas in speech at Rabin memorial.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2018, 1:50 AM

Zionist Union implosion continues

Senior MKs and party leader Avi Gabbay get into shouting match at party event as collapse in the polls continue. 'I'm not leaving my post'.Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2018, 7:55 PM

Gabbay meets Jordanian king

Labor leader tells King Abdullah II he is committed to a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 10/9/2018, 5:46 AM

Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

German finance minister meets with Zionist Union chairman, asking him how Nationality Law can be corrected.Nitzan Keidar, 10/4/2018, 2:17 PM

Labor leader: Raise electoral threshold, don't lower it

Labor leader Avi Gabbay claims suggestion to lower electoral threshold stems from 'petty' motives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 1:51 PM

Gabbay: Investigate 'Israeli official' in Manafort case

Head of main opposition party calls on PM to launch immediate investigation into identity of official in case of Trump campaign manager.Gary Willig, 9/16/2018, 7:14 PM

Labor chief: If I go down, I'm taking the rest of you with me

As polls show Labor losing more than half its seats, faction members slam party chief Avi Gabbay. 'He wants to get just 10 seats.'David Rosenberg, 9/7/2018, 11:41 AM

Labor chief: Yesh Atid surrendered

Internal conflict in left-center camp continues after polls predict Likud victory with significant gap over competing parties.Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 3:38 PM

Gabbay: Arab MKs are not traitors

Zionist Union leader says Arab MKs going to UN to have resolution condemning Israel does not rise to the level of treason, not a big deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 6:17 PM

Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Opposition MKs criticize Joint List over initiative to have Israel condemned by the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 12:04 AM

Gabbay: 'I don't trust Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett'

'If choice between agreement and operation run by Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett, I choose agreement," Gabbay says.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 12:10 PM

Gabbay invites Ehud Barak to join Zionist Union

Zionist Union party leader says he will never join government led by Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2018, 11:55 AM

Broshi says he will sue Shelly Yachimovitch

Zionist Union MK Eitan Broshi attempting to sue fellow legislator after she accuses him of sexual harrasement.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2018, 9:02 AM

Gabbay: Netanyahu and Liberman eliminated Israel's deterrence

Zionist Union points finger at Netanyahu and Liberman as Hamas continues to shower Israel with rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 7:37 PM

'They dominate the Druze to hurt Netanyahu'

MK Mickey Zohar accuses Left and especially 'Zionist Union' chair of stirring up Druze anger to harm right-wing government.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2018, 4:20 PM

Culture minister: Left busies itself with petty politics

Culture Minister Regev slams left for protesting Nationality Law instead of focusing on bigger issues.Hezki Baruch, 8/4/2018, 11:56 PM

Broshi sues Gabbay for slander

Zionist Union MK files libel suit against party leader, claiming he was suspended in violation of party constitution.Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2018, 11:51 AM

Liberman and Gabbay trade barbs on Twitter

After Defense Minister wonders why people are leaving the Labor party, its chairman fires back.Elad Benari, 8/1/2018, 4:08 AM

Zionist Union leader: I won't apologize to MK Broshi

Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay says he won't apologize to MK Broshi for calling him a 'sex offender.'Hezki Baruch, 7/30/2018, 8:38 PM

Zionist MK Eitan Broshi to sue party leader Avi Gabbay

Broshi says Gabbay cannot suspend him after sexual assault allegations surfaced and that he was wrong to call him a 'sex offender.'Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 1:56 PM

Major blow to embattled Zionist Union MK Eitan Broshi

The Kibbutz movement, a major power base for Broshi, urges him to step aside over sexual harrasement allegations.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 11:41 AM

Livni to replace Herzog as opposition head

Zionist Union head Avi Gabbay agrees to put Tzipi Livni as opposition head in exchange for agreeing to support Gabbay as candidate for PM.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 1:25 PM

'Yesh Atid wants to join Netanyahu government'

Zionist Union chairman slams Yesh Atid party, says his is the 'only option' for replacing PM Netanyahu.Chana Roberts, 7/4/2018, 1:16 PM

MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay meets Pope Francis, discusses Middle East and the ways to promote peace.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 5:43 AM

Gabbay: Lapid a traitor to the opposition

Labor Party leader slams Yesh Atid faction for vote in favor of government draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 4:00 PM

Avi Gabbay fined for exceeding expenditure limit

State Comptroller publishes report on candidates accounts in primaries for Labor Party leadership; Gabbay's deficit: NIS 537,103.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2018, 5:10 PM

Livni threatens, Gabbay evades

Livni demands opposition chairwomanship after Herzog's retirement, declaring it only way to continue partnership with Labor Party.Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2018, 4:02 PM

Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

Avi Gabbay plans trip to Vatican, will meet with Pope Francis in visit organized by journalist who arranged 2014 papal visit to Israel.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2018, 10:54 AM

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Avi Gabbay says his party will oppose any law which does not 'share the burden' of military service equally.David Rosenberg, 6/18/2018, 2:59 PM

Gabbay: I'm not against religion, I'm against religious coercion

Zionist Union chairman explains his views after taking public transportation to the beach on Shabbat, angering haredim.Chaim Lev, 6/18/2018, 12:07 AM

Gabbay hails public Sabbath desecration, haredim outraged

Zionist Union Chairman tweets during Sabbath about traveling by public transportation to beach; angry responses from some haredi MKs.Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 12:14 PM

Labor leader: Why should I take part in a crybaby campaign?

Labor Chairman Gabbay slams Yesh Atid Chairman for claiming 'fake news' and making a 'crybaby campaign.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2018, 5:37 PM

'Kotel belongs to everyone, even Christians'

Labor party leader pledges to implement Western Wall deal if elected Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 8:34 PM