Labor head: 'Netanyahu strengthens Hamas'

Labor Chair Amir Peretz stops in at Nativ HaAsarah: 'Bibi lets Hamas determine reality, height of flames, and schedule between rounds.'Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2020, 6:23 PM

Liberman doesn't rule out sitting in gov't with Meretz

"It all depends on the basic guidelines," Yisrael Beytenu chair says, estimating that "a unity government will not be established.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 9:53 AM

'Israel's social and political compass'

Leaders of Labor, Gesher and Meretz submit slate for election. Amir Peretz: The Netanyahu era is over.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2020, 6:12 AM

Meretz approves agreement with Labor

Meretz chairman: Agreement with Labor prevents the right from winning the election.Elad Benari, 1/15/2020, 5:40 AM

Labor approves agreement with Meretz

Amir Peretz: When we approve agreement for joint run with Meretz, the dreams of another right-wing government will end.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2020, 3:04 AM

Meretz's MK Frej appeals to party court

MK Frej, Meretz's Arab representative takes aim at joint list, says agreement with Labor did not receive proper approval.Ben Shaul, 1/14/2020, 5:02 PM

MK Avi Dichter: 'I'm embarrassed for Labor, something bad has happened there'

MK Dichter says agreement on left is 'embarrassing,' questions Meretz's Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 1/13/2020, 2:53 PM

Meretz's MK Esawi Frej slams joint list agreement, says he got pushed to 11th spot

MK Esawi Frej, Meretz's token Arab, slams joint run for pushing him to unrealistic spot, under party's 'armor.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2020, 11:08 AM

Labor and Meretz agree on joint run

Labor-Gesher and Meretz to run under one ballot in March election. Peretz will lead the list, followed by Orly Levy and Nitzan Horowitz.Elad Benari, 1/13/2020, 6:36 AM

Barak: Leaving Shaffir out is a 'serious mistake'

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister calls for Stav Shaffir to be included in Meretz-Labor alliance.Orli Harari, 1/13/2020, 6:03 AM

Orly Levy-Abekasis gives green light for Meretz alliance

Daughter of former Minister David Levy, who left Yisrael Beytenu supports "technical alliance" with Meretz.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2020, 3:04 AM

Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

Israel Democratic and Meretz sign agreement to continue political cooperation between the two within the framework of the Democratic Union.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2020, 4:40 AM

Peretz calls for unity among all parties on the left

Labor Party chairman proposes: Blue and White, Meretz and Labor should run under one ballot, one ballot for one bloc.Elad Benari, 1/8/2020, 4:05 AM

Orly Levy against alliance with Meretz: We'll lose seats

Labor chairman Amir Peretz is considering uniting with Meretz, but Gesher chairwoman opposes the idea.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 6:37 AM

Peretz: I haven't yet decided on union with Meretz

Labor chairman says he will days within 10 days whether to form an alliance with Meretz ahead of the March 2 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 5:28 AM

Report: Blue and White to offer Levy-Abekasis a spot on its list

Blue and White contemplating offering Gesher chairwoman a spot on its slate in exchange for an alliance between Labor and Meretz.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/27/2019, 10:29 PM

Shaffir: The public is frustrated, unite Labor and Meretz

Green Party chairwoman calls for unity with Labor and Meretz parties.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/27/2019, 10:07 PM

Poll: Blue & White surges to 38 seats, Meretz plummets

Right-wing bloc hits 60 seats in latest poll - if Gideon Sa'ar leads Likud. Far-left Meretz party fails to cross electoral threshold.David Rosenberg, 12/20/2019, 9:33 AM

Meretz approves alliance with Barak's party

Meretz party approves agreement for joint run with Israel Democratic party.Elad Benari, 7/29/2019, 3:11 AM

Meretz leader: I won't commit to recommending Benny Gantz

Meretz chairman Horowitz urges public not to try to foretell future, says he's working on merger with Labor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2019, 11:08 PM

Liberman: Every narrow government is trouble

Yisrael Beytenu chair says he won't sit in government with Barak, Shafir and Meretz - neither will he sit with Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2019, 10:42 AM

Meretz and Israel Democratic unite

Nitzan Horowitz and Ehud Barak announce joint list to be called the Democratic Camp. Stav Shafir joining as well.Elad Benari, 7/25/2019, 7:19 AM

Barak: Meretz leader can head joint left-wing list

Former PM meets Labor, Meretz representatives to discuss possibility of joint run among left-wing parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 5:10 PM

Meretz trying to lure MKs away from Labor?

Meretz MKs, representatives, trying to persuade three female Labor MKs to join their party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 11:04 AM

Labor fears voters will leave party

Labor officials worried Gesher merger will weaken party instead of strengthening it as MK Shaffir pushes to unite center-left bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 8:52 AM

Labor, Meretz preparing for joint run

Leaders of Labor and Meretz meet in bid to create joint left-wing ticket. Will Ehud Barak's new Democratic Israel join?Shimon Cohen, 7/17/2019, 8:35 AM

Meretz party announces list of Knesset candidates

Tamar Zandberg, former chief of far-left Meretz party, takes second place after losing leadership race to Nitzan Horowitz.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2019, 10:56 AM

Meretz elects list for 22nd Knesset

Tamar Zandberg to be placed in the second spot on the list behind chairman Nitzan Horowitz.Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2019, 11:23 PM

Labor, Meretz, heads discuss 'challenges of democratic camp'

Labor's MK Peretz speaks with Meretz chair Nitzan Horowitz about how to replace PM Netanyahu, promises to keep in touch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 2:39 PM

Will former Peace Now leader join Barak?

Former Prime Minister trying to recruit Meretz activist and former Peace Now Secretary-General Avi Buskila to his new party.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2019, 6:35 AM

Nitzan Horowitz elected as Meretz chairman

Former MK defeats Tamar Zandberg in race for Meretz chairman.Hezki Baruch, 6/28/2019, 4:15 AM

The cultural transformation in Israeli politics

A "New Majority" emerged in Israel in the 1970s essentially composed of three constituencies that shaped election results, but did not manage to rule.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 6/23/2019, 9:02 AM

Proposal in Meretz: Arab chairman and Jewish chairman

Esawi Frej and Mossi Raz suggest running together for the position of party chairmen.Ben Ariel, 6/13/2019, 3:39 AM

Labor to join Blue and White - or Meretz?

Labor chief announces plans to run with either Meretz, or Blue and White party, as poll shows Labor failing to cross electoral threshold.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2019, 12:14 PM

Meretz chairwoman: Time to build a big left

MK Zandberg sends message to the leftist camp: Arab society must be a partner in building the alternative, and our job is to reach out.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2019, 6:44 AM

Watch: Meretz party meeting turns violent

Activists from far-left Meretz party scuffle at meeting with party chairwoman Tamar Zandberg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 2:19 PM

Meretz chairman on Shaked: A dangerous Minister of Justice

'I'm a politician who gets things done. I'm not at all dangerous,' Shaked says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 12:38 AM

Likud to file complaint against Meretz over Auschwitz ad

Meretz under fire for ad calling for 'end to occupation' with Auschwitz in the background.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 6:53 PM

Auschwitz appears in Meretz video against 'the occupation'

Meretz party publishes Arabic-language video calling for 'an end to the occupation,' as a drawing of Auschwitz appears in the background.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 3/28/2019, 11:45 AM

Meretz and Zehut won't join debate panel

Meretz, Zehut, parties won't join pre-election panel discussing Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 5:07 PM

Watch: Meretz chief meets with Abbas in Ramallah

MK Tamar Zandberg travels to Mukata compound in Ramallah for meeting with PA chief. Abbas excoriates Israel for anti-terror funding policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 7:23 PM

Meretz demands: Disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Party turns to Central Elections Committee asking to disqualify party members Michael Ben Ari and Adv. Itamar Ben Gvir from Knesset run.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 7:54 PM

Meretz chairwoman: We'll recommend Gantz

MK Tamar Zandberg says her party will seek the Education Ministry if it is part of a future coalition led by Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 3:06 AM

It's final: No Labor - Meretz alliance

Labor chief Avi Gabbay tells Meretz chairwoman his party will not form joint list for election.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 5:58 PM

Gilon and Rozin win Meretz primaries

MKs Ilan Gilon and Michal Rozin come in first and second, respectively, in Meretz primaries. 83% of party members voted.Elad Benari, 2/14/2019, 11:12 PM

Labor panicking; Alliance with Meretz coming?

Senior Labor officials ask Gabbay to work towards an alliance with Meretz in light of poor poll numbers.Elad Benari, 2/8/2019, 2:40 AM

Meretz propaganda denies Ayelet Shaked color

New Right: 'In real life Ayelet is in color, not black and white. If you have no color image of Shaked, we're happy to pass one on to you.'Mordechai Sones, 1/15/2019, 5:14 PM

Will Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer be in the next Knesset?

Former Peace Now chief running for spot on far-left Meretz party's Knesset list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 8:13 AM

Labor MKs to jump ship, join Meretz?

Lawmakers from Labor party mull leaving for far-left Meretz faction, as polls show Labor plummeting from 24 seats - to as few as 9.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 2:38 PM

Meretz demands criminal investigation against Yair Netanyahu

Left-wing party demands A-G investigate PM's son for calling leftists "traitors."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018, 10:01 PM

Meretz chairwoman to speak at Rabin memorial

MK Tamar Zandberg to speak at memorial ceremony for assassinated Prime Minister this coming Saturday night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 5:46 AM

'Meretz campaigns on hatred'

Justice Minister Shaked slams Meretz Tel Aviv list for warning about religion, haredim voting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 4:54 PM

Likud minister to speak at Rabin memorial

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi will speak at the memorial ceremony for assassinated Prime Minister. Meretz not pleased.Ben Ariel, 10/24/2018, 3:39 AM

Meretz chief demands AG probe Arutz Sheva

MK Tamar Zandberg calls on Attorney General to investigate Arutz Sheva news site following publication of opinion piece on Yitzhak Rabin.Shlomo Pyutrekovsky, 10/22/2018, 2:00 PM

Left attacks Jewish Home campaign in Ramle

Meretz files petition calling for removal of Jewish Home campaign ads warning of dangers of intermarriage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2018, 10:06 PM

Meretz protests Philippine president's meeting with Rivlin

Meretz activists protest outside President's Residence over Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Israel and his meeting with President Rivlin.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 12:19 PM

Meretz backing Netanyahu and Liberman

Meretz Chairwoman defends move led by PM and DM for political settlement in Gaza while attacking Bennett who opposes it.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 10:23 AM