Gantz and Peretz to meet

The two will discuss the state of the left-wing bloc ahead of the elections.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2020, 6:41 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

Blue and White's offer to Amir Peretz

Blue and White reportedly made several offers to the Labor Party chairman to persuade him to merge with Meretz.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2020, 2:08 AM

Labor-Gesher launches campaign headquarters

Amir Peretz: The left-wing camp must win 61 seats without Liberman, or we will deteriorate into a fourth election campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 6:42 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

Labor allows Peretz to reserve spots on slate

Labor Party Central Committee approves move allowing chairman to reserve spots on its Knesset slate for candidates of his choice.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2019, 3:08 AM

'Whoever wants to replace Netanyahu, needs a large Labor-Gesher'

MKs from Labor-Gesher visit the Megiddo Regional Council.Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2019, 6:37 AM

Peretz: Hevron construction will undermine stability

Labor-Gesher chairman argues that the Defense Minister has much more important things to focus on than Hevron.Hezki Baruch, 12/3/2019, 3:45 AM

Amir Peretz: Israel is stagnating because of one man

Labor-Gesher leaders demand PM step down while under indictment. MK Orly Levi Abekasis: Presumption of innocence different for politicians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 4:25 PM

Amir Peretz: I have legal team to declare Netanyahu unfit

Labor chairman Peretz says that he prepared a legal team to petition the Supreme Court to rule the PM as unfit for office.Sara Rubenstein, 11/21/2019, 7:31 PM

'A blatant and shameful act worthy of every condemnation'

Blue and White, Labor-Gesher leaders come under fire for taking advantage of Rabin memorial to attack Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 11/11/2019, 2:00 AM

Peretz: Stop talking to Hamas and start talking with Abbas

Labor Party chairman calls for diplomatic solution to the situation in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 5:44 AM

Labor angry at organizers of Rabin memorial

Labor secretary-general blasts organizers of rally in memory of Rabin for not inviting Amir Peretz to speak.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2019, 6:44 AM

Netanyahu's tempting offer to Amir Peretz

Netanyahu's associates reportedly offered Labor-Gesher chairman the Finance Ministry and a host of other things. Peretz refused all offers.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2019, 5:01 AM

Labor to Netanyahu: Don't waste your time, we won't sit with you

Labor-Gesher Chairman Peretz declares he won't sit in Netanyahu-led coalition. "You have nothing with which to entice us."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 8:27 PM

Amir Peretz: Yair Netanyahu is more dangerous than Yigal Amir

Labor-Gesher chairman asserts that PM Netanyahu stands behind his son's tweet against Yitzhak Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 5:59 AM

Labor chairman shaves his mustache

Organizations for the deaf and hard of hearing complained that they couldn't read Peretz's lips and Peretz shaved after 47 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 11:51 PM

Amir Peretz: Blue and White will fall apart after the elections

Labor chairman reveals he planned to run for president, but changed his plans in light of the elections.Elad Benari, 8/20/2019, 6:38 AM

'Peretz shouldn't be allowed to turn Israel into Venezuela'

Former Minister Naftali Bennett fierce attack on Labor-Gesher economic plan: 'Good intentions sometimes lead to disasters.'Mordechai Sones, 8/12/2019, 4:17 PM

Labor leader won't 'boycott' Netanyahu

MK Amir Peretz says he won't boycott Likud or PM Netanyahu, won't sit with charged or indicted PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 1:02 PM

Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Yisrael Beytenu chair: 'Obviously there is a price for this deal, obviously the price is Amir Peretz’s presidency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 9:07 AM

Report: Peretz not ruling out merge with Meretz and Barak

Despite his statements otherwise, Labor chairman is reportedly still considering a merger with the Democratic Union.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/26/2019, 11:04 PM

Amir Peretz: No chance of running with Meretz or Ehud Barak

Labor party chairman says joint list with far-left parties would alienate other voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 11:07 AM

Amir Peretz in talks with former Shin Bet chief

Amir Peretz in talks with Yuval Diskin, known for his criticism of Netanyahu, to join Labor-Gesher alliance.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2019, 6:11 AM

Labor leader: We won't sit with Netanyahu

Amir Peretz says joint list is 'house of unconditional love,' promises not to support 'laws of immunity and racism.'Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2019, 4:08 PM

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

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

Amir Peretz: I'll bring 5 more seats to left-wing bloc

Labor chairman Peretz says that he'll add 2 seats from the Arab/Druze sectors and 3 from those who voted for Orly Levy and Kahlon.Rafael Levi, 7/7/2019, 7:18 PM

Peretz: We will cancel the 'racist' Nationality Law

Labor Party chairman vows to repeal law stating that Israel is the Jewish people's nation state.Hezki Baruch, 7/7/2019, 6:52 AM

MK Amir Peretz: I'm a leftist, I'm not hiding it

Chairman of the Labor Party Amir Peretz says that Labor won't sit in a government headed by Netanyahu103FM, 7/5/2019, 2:08 PM

Amir Peretz: Only enlarging the bloc will create a chance

New Labor chairman promises to work towards alliances in the leftist camp in order to defeat the nationalist camp in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2019, 6:35 AM

Can the Labor Party become a significant factor in politics?

After the failure of the previous elections, Amir Peretz was elected leader of the party. Will he be able to reconstruct the great days?The Land Of Israel Network, 7/3/2019, 3:18 PM

Peretz skips victory celebration

Labor chairman-elect Amir Peretz decides not hold celebration of his victory in wake of protest Ethiopian Israeli community.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2019, 3:42 AM

Amir Peretz wins Labor primaries

Former Labor party leader to head the party again in September elections after winning primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 10:47 PM

Labor to choose new leader in nationwide primary vote

65,000 Labor party members to head to the polls Tuesday to choose new party chair, after incumbent Avi Gabbay dropped out of race.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 8:46 AM

Amir Peretz: If I lead Labor, Netanyahu won't be prime minister

MK Amir Peretz is preparing for Labor's primaries on Tuesday, hoping to be chosen as the party's leader.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 4:42 PM

Labor's Amir Peretz eyes alliances to take right-wing seats

Ex-Defense Minister vows to create Labor into ideological alternative to Israeli Right, plans alliances to attract right-wing voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 11:03 AM

Amir Peretz to run for Labor chairman

Amir Peretz to run for post of chairman of the Labor party whether primaries or elections using another method are held.Chaim Lev, 6/3/2019, 5:36 AM

Amir Peretz announces he has beaten cancer

Veteran Labor lawmaker says he successfully beat the disease in 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2018, 1:45 PM

'A wise and creative officer'

Platitudes rain down after Aviv Kochavi chosen to replace Gadi Eizenkot as IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 2:43 PM

'One of the more heroic battles in Israel'

Former Defense Minister Amir Peretz demands that the government work to bring back the bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 4:38 AM

'There were also many murderers among us'

Austrian parliament chairman visits Knesset wearing skullcap, admits his countrymen were 'not only victims of the Nazis'.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 9:56 PM

'Iran understands its lies have been exposed'

MKs from across political spectrum hail historic intelligence achievement after PM's speech, call on world to act on Iran's nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2018, 9:28 PM

Austrian ambassador to visit Knesset despite ban

MK Amir Peretz says Austrian ambassador to Israel to attend Knesset discussion despite ban by Foreign Ministry.Gary Willig, 4/15/2018, 8:59 PM

'The Mossad chief showed us photos of the reactor'

Former Defense Minister Peretz speaks to Arutz Sheva about the behind-the-scenes discussions on when to destroy the Syrian reactor.Nitsan Keidar, 3/21/2018, 11:44 AM

'A cheap populist decision'

Leftist MKs blast Likud Central Committee after its members approve a motion calling for Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2018, 5:44 AM

'What will we say when religious soldiers refuse orders?'

Left-wing MKs slam Ehud Barak for 'undermining foundations of democracy', call former PM's recent statements 'dangerous'.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 9:20 PM

'You're a war criminal, you're not welcome here'

MK Amir Peretz heckled by Moroccan lawmakers during meeting of Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 10:02 PM

Peretz: We await a government headed by Gabbay

MK Amir Peretz meets supporters, calls on them to back new Labor leader.Elad Benari, 7/14/2017, 4:16 AM

Israel's opposition Labor seeks renewal with leadership vote

One of Labor's top candidates was Defense Minister credited with losing Second Lebanon War.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2017, 3:19 PM

Poll: Netanyahu, right-wing bloc still on top

Netanyahu would win additional term as Prime Minister if elections were held today, new poll shows. Peretz outperforms Gabai as Labor chief.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2017, 11:40 AM

Gabai: Bennett using public funds for 'religious brainwashing'

Labor party candidates Amir Peretz and Avi Gabai blast Education Minister, claim he is using gov't money to 'bring pupils close to Judaism.'Uzi Baruch, 7/9/2017, 3:51 PM

Poll: Likud remains the largest party

New poll finds that the Likud will remain the largest party in the Knesset regardless of who wins the Labor leadership.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2017, 12:07 AM

Herzog loses Labor party leadership

MK Amir Peretz and former minister Avi Gabai to face off in second round of Labor primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 11:14 PM

Peretz 'disappointed' in UK Labour leader

MK Peretz writes letter to Jeremy Corbyn, expresses disappointment over Corbyn's refusal to visit Yad Vashem.Elad Benari, 4/3/2017, 4:12 AM

'Pressure Hamas prisoners and Gaza residents'

Shaul and Goldin families, senior security experts,MKs attend third Lobby conference to return sons.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2017, 6:44 PM