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

Liberman floating leftward?

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on unified front with Meretz and Peace Now against Minister Naftali Bennett.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:57 AM

Interrogated 'Conservative rabbi' joins Meretz

Dubi Hayoun, interrogated by police about holding extra-Rabbinate weddings, joins Meretz party and leads list for Haifa city council.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2018, 1:16 PM

Meretz: Change Israel's anthem to Socialist Internationale

After remaining in pro-BDS Socialist International, Meretz proposes change to Nationality Law to abandon Hatikva.Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2018, 5:55 PM

'Extreme left ignores victims of terrorism'

Zionist Union, Meretz, Joint List hold 'Children under Occupation' event. MK Forer removed after reading names of slain Israeli children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 5:55 PM

In Meretz' crosshairs: Shabbat sirens

Tel Aviv Deputy Mayor on behalf of Meretz wants to stop sirens announcing Shabbat: 'Violation of public silence and violation of Noise Law.'Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2018, 4:42 PM

Meretz's solution: 'Go after the settlers'

Meretz leader MK Tamar Zandberg responds to bill forbidding documentation of IDF soldiers on duty by attacking 'settelers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2018, 5:01 PM

Uproar in the Knesset: 'Liar, beast'

Meretz MK screams at Internal Security Minister during Knesset deliberations. 'Your job is to fight crime, not the Arab public.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 4:01 PM

Meretz to boycott opening of US embassy in J'lem

Party head Tamar Zandberg says her faction will not attend next week's festive opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 5:17 PM

Honduras president drops out of Israel Independence Day event

Following calls by left-wing lawmaker to withdraw invitation, Honduras president cancels planned participation in torch-lighting ceremony.JTA, 4/9/2018, 10:51 PM

Meretz leader: Cancel visit by Honduras president

Tamar Zandberg calls on Culture Minister to cancel invitation to Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez to light Independence Day torch.JTA, 4/8/2018, 10:59 PM

Meretz seeks to pass infiltrators deal as law

Left-wing Knesset faction seeks to force government to implement deal with UN cancelled by PM Netanyahu through Knesset bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2018, 8:46 PM

Zandberg apologizes for working with right-wing PR whiz

New Meretz head apologizes for working with right-wing spin doctor but slams critics for 'exaggerating incident beyond its proportions'.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 5:36 PM

Zandberg hits back at critics over use of right-wing spin doctor

New Meretz head goes on interview blitz after report reveals she used right-wing PR guru Moshe Klughaft during primaries.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 9:41 AM

New Meretz leader's 'secret' adviser exposed

Political strategist Moshe Klughaft admits he advised MK Tamar Zandberg in the race for the leadership of Meretz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2018, 5:25 AM

Zandberg wins Meretz primaries: We're the majority

MK Tamar Zandberg will lead leftist party in the upcoming elections, after winning 71% of the votes in the party primary.Hezki Baruch, 3/22/2018, 11:38 PM

Meretz members head to the polls

Tamar Zandberg and Avi Buskila face off in race to determine future leadership of the far-left party.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 3:18 PM

Opposition seeks dissolution of Knesset

Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, and Meretz demand vote to dissolve government, hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 9:42 PM

MK Rozin endorses Tamar Zandberg in Meretz leadership race

Tamar Zandberg bid to become head of the left-wing party boosted after receiving endorsement from MK Michal Rozin.Tzvi Lev, 3/8/2018, 4:48 PM

Meretz chief drops out of party primary

Zahava Gal-On and MK Ilan Gilon announce they will not run for Meretz Party leadership. 'Meretz voters interested in new leadership.'Mordechai Sones, 2/28/2018, 2:31 PM

'Meretz is an anti-Zionist party'

Likud MK bashes far-left party for traveling to Rwanda in attempt to scuttle Israel's plans to deport African migrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2018, 5:56 PM

Meretz MK says he is willing to be part of Jewish Home-led gov't

'I'm willing to sit in any governmant that agrees on splitting the wealth and splitting the land.'Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 11:20 AM