In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Final vote shows current leader Avi Nissenkorn with 62% vote, Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich with 38%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 7:10 AM

Yachimovitch claims foul play in Histadrut elections

MK Shelly Yachimovich has petitioned the court to issue a restraining order over the vote counting procedure ,claiming faulty ballot boxes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 9:32 PM

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

Herzog: Kick Jewish Home out and we'll join the government

Yitzhak Herzog, Shelly Yachimovich suggest that they are still open to joining government. Others in party disagree.Nitsan Keider, 6/4/2016, 11:56 PM

Drama in Labor: 'Herzog is a bald-faced liar, we need primaries'

Zionist Union sinks deeper into chaos as MK hits back at Herzog after slew of insults, accusations during press conference.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 10:57 PM

Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Supreme Court

Shelly Yachimovich demands Netanyahu fire Justice Minister after she criticized Court. Shaked: This is attempt at political assassination.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 2:13 PM

Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge their blood'

MK Shelly Yachimovich urges Twitter followers to castigate centrist, leftist politicians for using the traditional phraseHezki Baruch, 1/5/2016, 9:30 AM

'If only I were a terrorist - she would love me'

Interior Minister's wife responds to MK Zehava Gal-on's call for investigation against her.Uzi Baruch, 12/19/2015, 6:57 PM

Yachimovich Offers Praise for the New Government

MK Shelly Yachimovich is optimistic: "As far a social and economic priorities, it is a much better government than the previous one."Haim Lev, Matt Wanderman, 5/16/2015, 11:40 PM

Yehimovich Blames Netanyahu for Poverty in Israel

After publication of report that over 700,000 children live below poverty line in Israel, ex-Labor head blames PM's economic policies.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2014, 10:02 AM

Livni: Labor Once Again Joins the 'Peace Camp'

Justice Minister and Hatnu'a head Tzippy Livni calls for a 'new partnership' that would include Labor to push for an Israel-PA deal.David Lev, 11/25/2013, 5:49 PM

Yachimovich: No Rush to Join the Coalition

Labor leader says there's no point in entering the coalition over "a wave of construction in the settlements."Elad Benari, 11/10/2013, 5:45 AM

Labor Head: Kerry Sounded Warning Bell

“There is no doubt that we should pay attention” to Kerry's warnings of chaos, says MK Yachimovich.Gil Ronen, 11/7/2013, 10:37 PM

Labor to Enter Coalition 'when Bayit Yehudi Leaves'

Opposition Head Yachimovich looks forward to the day when "peace talks" force out the religious Zionists.Gil Ronen, 11/2/2013, 6:21 PM

Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot in the Past

"When I was young I smoked recreational drugs a few times. The last time was 16 years ago," Yachimovich confirms.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/9/2013, 6:49 PM

Opposition Head: Netanyahu Veered Rightward

MK Yachimovich: prime minister “was sucked back to the extreme right in his party and the Bayit Yehudi.”Gil Ronen, 10/7/2013, 9:14 AM

Yachimovich Criticizes Netanyahu's UN Speech

Prime Minister Netanyahu presented the right facts in the wrong way at the UN, charges opposition leader.Elad Benari, 10/2/2013, 4:46 AM

Labor Head 'Refused to Cancel Out' with New Mom

Yesh Atid MK accuses Labor chief Yachimovich of taking advantage of the fact that an MK had given birth.Gil Ronen, 6/18/2013, 2:11 PM

Journalist Amnon Dankner Dies at 67

Dankner was editor-in-chief of Maariv for 5 years and was a friend of Olmert and Lapid.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2013, 10:17 PM

Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

MK Yachimovich says her party will only join government in case it opts to cede land.Gil Ronen, 3/9/2013, 8:53 PM

Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

Yachimovich insists that she can unseat Netanyahu but admits that chances are not high.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2013, 7:25 PM

Lapid Takes Jabs at Bennett and Netanyahu on Equal Burden

"It's not complicated. Everyone should enlist...I'm not asking them to do anything I do not ask of my children or of myself," said LapidAnnie Lubin, 1/9/2013, 7:16 PM

Livni Repeats Calls for Unity, Labor Responds: Quit the Antics

Livni has not yet given up on her hopes of forming a united front to rival Likud. Annie Lubin, 1/8/2013, 3:25 PM

Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as Prime Minister

MK Yachimovich says if she does not defeat Netanyahu, she will head opposition.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2013, 5:48 PM

‘The Great Election Debate’ Comes to Israel

Yechimovich, Lieberman, Mofaz and Lapid agree to a TV “Great Election Debate” set for January 1. Netanyahu has not yet responded. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/23/2012, 3:57 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

Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party Leader

After an exciting and close second round, MK Shelly Yachimovich clinches the leadership of the Labor party.Elad Benari, 9/22/2011, 12:41 AM

Labor Leadership Race Headed for Second Round

Race for the leadership of the Labor party headed for a second round: none of the candidates was able to achieve 40% of the votes.Elad Benari, 9/13/2011, 1:36 AM