Former Kulanu minister to run for head of Labor

Avi Gabai, who joined Labor just two months ago, announces he will run for the position of its chairman.Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2017, 4:07 AM

Bar-Lev to run for Labor party leadership

MK Omer Bar-Lev pledges to restore Labor party to former glory, focus on security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2017, 1:25 PM

Was a deal made between Yechimovich and Cabel?

Knesset members deny reports and recordings of agreement that she run for Histadrut in exchange for supporting his Labor Party leadership.Mordechai Sones, 3/3/2017, 12:13 AM

Ehud Barak: I will not run for Prime Minister

Former Prime Minister says right-wing leadership leading country towards one-state with Arab majority, must be dislodged from power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 10:16 PM

What did Ehud Barak offer MK Stav Shaffir?

Former Prime Minister visits home of Zionist Union MK, begs her to run for leadership of Labor Party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2017, 11:49 AM

Former Environment Minister joins Labor

Former Minister Avi Gabai, who served as a Cabinet minister on behalf of Kulanu, joins Labor "to fix the country".Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2016, 3:09 AM

Ex-Defense Minister to challenge Herzog for Labor leadership

Peretz announces candidacy for Labor primaries, even as no date set for vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 9:46 AM

Herzog responds to dramatic drop in polls

Labor Chairman Isaac Herzog dismisses recent poll results showing a dramatic drop in his party’s standing.Shlomo Vile, 12/12/2016, 4:38 PM

Israeli left looks to build up support in haredi community

Labor Party Central Committee approves addition of haredi division in bid to expand appeal.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2016, 10:21 PM

Yechimovich: I will fight any move to join the coalition

MK Shelly Yechimovich says she would fight "with all her might" a move to join Netanyahu's coalition.Chaim Lev, 10/9/2016, 5:05 AM

Despite protests, Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battle

After party activists jeer Labor leader, party central committee ratifies Herzog's plan to push off primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 9:30 PM

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 angers colleagues with comments on Arabs

Opposition leader says Labor should stop being viewed as "loving Arabs", sparking the anger of MK Zuhair Bahloul.Hezki Baruch, 4/20/2016, 1:13 AM

Herzog questioned under caution by police

MK suspected of accepting forbidden donations, not reporting the donation and handing in a false declaration, in 2013 labor party primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2016, 3:52 PM

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

'Labor understands the two-state solution isn't viable'

MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin says Labor understands there is a need to move on from the two-state solution, calls for new ideas.Shimon Cohen, 3/21/2016, 5:15 AM

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

Labor activists blast MK Shaffir for Jerusalem statement

An activist group inside Labor thinks MK Stav Shaffir, from their party, was wrong to say Jewish history didn’t start in Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 2/23/2016, 3:43 AM

It's official: Peretz returns to Labor party

Former Labor leader signs membership papers to come back to original party, though it remains unclear if he will challenge Herzog.Elad Benari, 2/9/2016, 5:15 AM

Herzog: 'Messianic' Bennett would love to kill two-state idea

Opposition chairman attacks government as Labor convention approves his separation plan.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2016, 3:12 AM

Herzog: Thank you for calling me a 'dictator'

Labor leader dismisses criticism from angry party members following his declaration that two-state solution is currently 'untenable.'Hezki Baruch, 2/1/2016, 3:54 PM

Labor splintering? Former chair attacks Herzog

Yechimovich asserts current Labor leader should have spoken with party members before announcing 'two-state solution' unfeasible.Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 11:05 AM

Will the British Labor party split over Syrian war?

Tensions of a party division loom ahead of vote on Syria airstrikes, with Labor leader facing backlash for his opposition to fighting ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 7:11 AM

Amir Peretz to take on Herzog in Labor leadership race

Former defense minister says he will support chairman Yitzhak Herzog against PM Netanyahu's coalition until next Labor primaries.Cynthia Blank, 11/26/2015, 11:22 AM

Herzog is 'eyeing the coalition', say opponents

Labor Central Committee approves 450 new delegates. Herzog's rivals: He's planning to join the coalition.Haim Lev, 11/9/2015, 4:46 AM

Labor MK admits party has lost its relevance

'We're barely on the playing field,' Mickey Rosenthal asserts, amid renewed speculation Herzog is angling to join Netanyahu's government.Cynthia Blank, 11/8/2015, 11:31 AM

Would a UK Labor Gov't Strip IDF Volunteers of Citizenship?

Radical new leader of British opposition grants senior position to MP who compared Jews who volunteered for IDF, Muslims who join ISIS.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2015, 8:25 PM

Report: Netanyahu Suggests 'Phasing' Bennett Out of Coalition

Maariv columnist claims Prime Minister offered Labor leader defense, foreign affairs and justice portfolios to join coalition for 4 years.Ido Ben Porat, 9/13/2015, 11:45 AM

'Friend of Hamas' Elected Leader of UK Oppositon

Jeremy Corbyn wins by a landslide in UK Labor Party elections, in result that is bound to alarm British Jews.Ari Soffer, 9/12/2015, 8:18 PM

UK Labor Front-Runner Campaigned to Free Israel Embassy Bombers

Jeremy Corbyn revealed to have headed campaign to release terrorists convicted for bombing Israeli embassy, Jewish charity.Ari Soffer, 9/1/2015, 1:35 PM

UK Labor Party to Investigate Vile Anti-Semitic Abuse of MPs

MPs critical of far-left leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn - whose 'friends' include Hamas, Hezbollah - targeted in online hate campaign.Ari Soffer, 8/17/2015, 4:19 PM

Leading UK Labor Party Candidate Linked to Holocaust Deniers

Far-left MK Jeremy Corbyn, who notoriously called Hamas and Hezbollah his 'friends,' has some other disturbing associates.Ari Soffer, 8/13/2015, 2:32 PM

Fight Inside Labor Party Over Settlement Ethos

MK Eitan Broshi, an old-style Labor MK, lashes out at radical generation of MKs over Settlement Section budget.Netanel Katz, Gil Ronen, 7/28/2015, 12:05 PM

Labor Candidate Miliband Wants UK to Be Under EU

Leftist leader slams Cameron for 'small-minded isolationism,' claiming independent focus has lost 'influence' for UK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2015, 10:25 AM

Herzog: We're Not Joining Likud Government

Yitzhak Herzog on Wednesday made it clear that he wold not join a unity government with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Yaakov Levi, 3/18/2015, 5:31 PM

Herzog: PA Doesn't Appear to be 'Partner for Peace'

In interview, Herzog says Palestinians 'very happy with one-sided strategy' and may not be interested in lasting peace deal with Israel.Yaakov Levi, 3/12/2015, 8:09 AM

Australian Politician Joins Kurds Fighting ISIS

Matthew Gardiner, former senior figure in Labor Party, takes matters into his own hands and heads to the Middle East to fight terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2015, 10:00 AM

US Polling Firm Behind Israeli Political Poll?

Has the Labor Party hired American help to win the upcoming Knesset elections?Yaakov Levi, 1/8/2015, 8:06 AM

Labor Approves Merger with Hatnua

Besides rotation in PM's seat, Livni and her colleagues will have 6 slots in the joint list, including numbers 2, 8 and 16.Gil Ronen, 12/14/2014, 8:28 PM

MK Regev: Livni-Labor Deal 'Enough to Make You Sick'

MK Miri Regev is happy over the union of Tzipi Livni and Yitzchak Herzog, because it will 'ruin the Labor Party.'Yaakov Levi, 12/11/2014, 1:26 PM

Herzog: Livni Didn't Blackmail Me for Rotation Deal

Labor Chairman Herzog explains deal with Livni will get him more votes in upcoming elections.Moshe Cohen, 12/11/2014, 9:12 AM

Labor MK: Herzog-Livni Pact Marks 'End of Extreme Right'

"Herzog and Livni, well done," says MK Stav Shaffir of joint Labor-Hatnua list.Elad Benari, 12/11/2014, 4:42 AM

Livni, Herzog Hold Press Conference on Leftist Pact

Joint pact officially announced; if Labor-Hatnua wins, Herzog to serve 2 years as prime minister, followed by Livni for 2 years.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2014, 8:39 PM

It's Official: Hatnua, Labor Join to Form Leftist Bloc

Hatnua head Tzipi Livni announces pact with Yitzhak Herzog's Labor party; deal could potentially gain large bloc of Knesset seats.Hezki Baruch, 12/10/2014, 6:24 PM

Poll: Labor in the Lead, But Right Still in Driver's Seat

A new poll released Tuesday shows Labor joined with Hatnua catching up to the Likud in popularity among Israeli voters.Yaakov Levi, 12/9/2014, 9:55 PM

Herzog: Labor is Once Again Becoming a Ruling Party

Labor chairman Herzog and Hatnua chairwoman Livni speak about elections - joint party would receive 23 seats in most recent poll.Cynthia Blank, 12/8/2014, 4:49 PM

'Left Bloc? Three Failed Politicians Want to Unite!'

Deputy Minister Hotoveli mocks reports of center and left parties uniting for March elections. 'No direction, no leadership in Left.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/7/2014, 2:47 PM

Report: Livni and Herzog 'Very Close' to Agreeing on Joint List

Hatnua chairwoman and Labor chairman reportedly have agreed on several principles ahead of an agreement to run together.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/5/2014, 8:33 PM

Herzog-Livni-Mofaz Joint List in the Works to be Largest Party

Report reveals negotiations are being held to form joint leftist bloc, with Labor sources saying it has a '60% chance' of success.Ari Yashar, 12/5/2014, 11:19 AM

Leftist MKs Celebrate 'We Aren't Stuck with Bibi Anymore'

Labor MK Shaffir says elections are the left's chance to 'bring change,' Yechimovich accuses PM of shirking responsibility.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/2/2014, 9:50 PM

Yechimovich: The Public is Fed Up with Netanyahu

After failed Netanyahu-Lapid meeting, Labor MK says Netanyahu's government did not have a "drop of ideology".Elad Benari, 12/2/2014, 4:45 AM

Labor, Meretz File Motion to Dissolve Knesset

The proposal will come up for a vote Wednesday - but is unlikely to pass unless coalition gives it backing.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2014, 1:36 PM

Bill: Expand Hesder Track Active Service to Two Years

Labor MK behind bill seeks to right 'historic distortion' of soldiers' rights, he claims, by scaling back state support for Torah study.Tova Dvorin, 11/2/2014, 8:25 AM

Leftists Outraged at Netanyahu's 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

UK Labor Party Rebellion Against 'Palestine' Vote

Labor MPs are 'furious' after being ordered to vote for recognition of Palestinian state, saying it makes 'peace' less likely.Ari Yashar, 10/11/2014, 10:58 PM

Labor MK Accuses Netanyahu of 'Paralyzing Israel'

Erel Margalit slams prime minister for 'disgraceful lack of ability to make hard decisions' and stop Hamas dictating lives of Israelis.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 8/20/2014, 11:00 AM

Labor MKs File Civil Marriage Bill in Knesset

The Labor bill is the latest in a long line of proposals to allow civil marriages conducted in Israel to be recognized by the state.Yosef Berger, 6/12/2014, 1:35 PM