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

Labor Party Presidential Candidate Withdraws Amid Investigation

MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer announces he is quitting presidential race, three days ahead of vote and day after corruption investigation.Ari Yashar, 6/7/2014, 8:40 PM

Leftist MKs Under Fire for Pressuring Netanyahu

Idea to swap construction freeze for terrorist release sharply criticized, as official notes the request's 'suspicious' timing.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 3/25/2014, 12:07 PM

MKs to Netanyahu: Don't Release Terrorists, Freeze Construction

MKs from Labor, Hatnua and Shas send a letter to the PM, urge him to cancel terrorist release and freeze "settlement" construction instead.Benny Moshe, 3/25/2014, 3:13 AM

Labor MK: Government Investing 'Too Much' in Judea and Samaria

MK Stav Shafir attacks the government, claims it secretly transferred millions to Judea and Samaria at the expense of other areas in Israel.Hezki Baruch, 3/23/2014, 5:00 AM

Shas MK to Jewish Home: You Hate Hareidim

Shas will not hesitate to join a coalition led by the Labor party and leave the Jewish Home behind, threatens MK Yitzchak Vaknin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2014, 5:16 AM

Opposition Leader Says Hareidi Enlistment Being Mishandled

Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog criticizes aggressive implementation of hareidi draft law, says more dialogue necessary.Ari Soffer, 3/2/2014, 10:28 PM

Labor Party Endorses Ben-Eliezer for President

Labor party officially endorses MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer as its candidate for president.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 6:25 AM

Poll: Bennett Comes Out on Top After Netanyahu Spat

Following spat over 'Jews in Palestine' proposal, new poll shows Likud Beytenu drops to 30 seats, Jewish Home up to 17.Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 4:04 PM

Sa'ar: Left's 'Mistaken Outlook' Threatens Israel

Interior Minister warns that leftist opposition to new infiltrator law endangers the future and character of Israel.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2013, 5:02 PM

Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing For Pregnant Women

Israel AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screeningsTova Dvorin, 11/25/2013, 10:18 PM

MK Yitzchak Herzog Wins Labor Party Elections

Current Labor Head Shelly Yechimovich calls Herzog and congratulates him on victory; Yechimovich: Let's work together to provide alt. to PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2013, 9:25 AM

Labor MK Repudiates Anti-Hareidi Campaign

Labor party secretary Hilik Bar speaks out against ‘Stop Hareidization’ campaign in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 8/21/2013, 1:45 AM

Yechimovich: We Won't be Netanyahu's Contractors

Labor chairwoman MK Shelly Yechimovich: We won't join Netanyahu's coalition and be his contractors in any field.Elad Benari, 2/19/2013, 4:44 AM

Labor to Stay Out of Netanyahu Government

The Labor Party decided Monday that it would not join a coalition led by Binyamin NetanyahuDavid Lev, 1/28/2013, 10:01 PM

Yechimovich Rules Out Joining Netanyahu's Coalition

"I will not lend a hand to the ongoing crushing of Israeli society," says Labor chairwoman about the possibility of joining the government.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 4:15 AM

Yechimovich Still Hopes to Block Netanyahu

"There is a very very high chance that Netanyahu will not be able to form a government,” claims Labor chairwoman.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 5:43 AM

Likud Maintains Strength in Channel 2 Poll

Latest Channel 2 poll finds that the Likud Beytenu achieves 35 seats, followed by Labor with 16 and Jewish Home with 14.Elad Benari, 1/18/2013, 5:16 AM

Lapid and Yechimovich: Livni Created a 'Political Spin'

Labor and Yesh Atid accuse Livni of misleading the public over what happened during meeting between the leaders of the three parties.Elad Benari, 1/8/2013, 3:12 AM

Political Left Down to 34 Seats

A new poll shows the left wing failing to win voter support while religious parties grow.Maayana Miskin, 12/7/2012, 10:38 AM

Former Labor Chairman to Run with Livni

Former Labor chairman Amram Mitzna to announce on Sunday that he is running with Tzipi Livni as her number two.Elad Benari, 12/2/2012, 2:48 AM

Leftists Accuse Livni of 'Ego' Politics

Likud calls her irresponsible and lacking in sense, while Labor and Yesh Atid say her ego is too big.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2012, 2:02 PM

Analysis: Barak Exits the Left’s House of Cards

Ehud Barak is not stupid. He sees the handwriting on the wall and it reads “nationalist.” The left’s house of cards is collapsing.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/26/2012, 10:44 PM

Labor is Not a Leftist Party, Says Yechimovich

In an unusual move, Labor leader speaks to Arutz Sheva, supports an agreement that keeps 80% of Yesha residents in their homes.Elad Benari, 11/14/2012, 6:13 AM

Noam Shalit: I Gained Experience in Public Struggles

Noam Shalit tells Labor members they should support his bid for a spot on the party’s list because he can “replace the bad government.” Elad Benari, 11/11/2012, 5:30 AM

Likud: Abbas Working for Labor Party

Likud is not impressed with PA head's "moderation" on TV interview, says he is trying to help Labor party.Gil Ronen, 11/4/2012, 5:30 PM

Meretz: Labor Head Yechimovich a 'Hareidi Lover'

The leftist Meretz party plans to attack Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich for being “too nice” to religious Israelis.David Lev, 10/22/2012, 4:44 PM

Bad News for Labor? Peace Now Head Runs for MK

Peace Now Director Yariv Oppenheimer quits in order to bid for a Knesset seat with Labor, which may not be enthused. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/22/2012, 11:34 AM

Yechimovich: Not Ruling Out Partnership with Netanyahu

Labor leader says she sees herself as a candidate for Prime Minister, does not rule out partnership with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 8/10/2012, 4:12 AM

National Union Wins State Control Committee Chair

Nationalist MK Uri Ariel has been tapped to head the Knesset State Control Committee; Labor and left wing opposition parties outragedGabe Kahn, 5/15/2012, 8:56 PM

Will Labor Write Netanyahu's Epitaph?

Labor chairwoman Shelley Yechimovich told her party she is ready to 'overthrow' Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu; can she?Gabe Kahn, 5/7/2012, 5:45 PM

Moroccan-Born MK Attacks ‘Poisonous’ Russian MKs

Labor MK Ben-Simon, born in Morocco, attacks “poisonous” Yisrael Beiteinu Russians. “They don’t know the language but attack others.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2012, 10:45 AM

Opposition: Trajtenberg a ‘Horrible’ Decision

Opposition parties slam the Netanyahu administration over its approval of Trajtenberg. Kadima: Israel needs budget overhaul.Maayana Miskin, 10/9/2011, 8:43 PM

Labor’s Shelly Throws Livni for Big Loss in Poll

A new poll shows Labor’s new leader Shelly Yechimovich’s popularity will make the party the second largest – at the expense of Livni. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/26/2011, 9:13 AM

New Head of Secular Labor Party: Close Businesses on Shabbat

Shelly Yechimovich, the newly-chosen head of that bastion of Israeli secularism, the Labor Party, opposes businesses operating on ShabbatDavid Lev, 9/22/2011, 3:34 PM

Poll: Revived Labor Party to Bury Barak’s Political Career

The Labor party contest for a new chairman is good news for nationalists: A new poll shows that Barak is headed for political oblivion. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/14/2011, 11:50 AM

Peretz Accuses as Yechimovich Takes the Lead

MK Amir Peretz attacks protégé, alleges dirty tactics. Yechimovich: We’re running a clean campaign.Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2011, 2:31 PM

Dimona Nuclear Plant Workers Back on the Job - For Now

After 2 days of work sanctions, workers at the Dimona nuclear plant agreed to return to their jobs, after top officials cited risk to the plant.David Lev, 6/29/2011, 2:12 AM