Yechimovich: I will fight joining the coalition

MK Shelly Yechimovich says she would fight "with all her might" a move to join Netanyahu's coalition.Chaim Lev, 10/9/2016, 5:05 AM

Yechimovich: Herzog still wants to join coalition

MK Shelly Yechimovich claims Zionist Union chairman still wants to join the coalition, says she will not allow that to happen.Elad Benari, 6/23/2016, 6:44 AM

Yechimovich top pick for Zionist Union leadership

Former Labor party leader favored by 24% of Zionist Union voters; just 15% would re-elect Herzog.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2016, 8:30 AM

Netanyahu: Where's condemnation of the rape?

Prime Minister blasts the left for failing to condemn the rape of a Jewish woman by three Arabs. Yechimovich fires back.Ido Ben Porat, 5/27/2016, 3:12 AM

Insurrection: Third of Herzog's party boycotts

Backlash seen in protest at first meeting after unity talk fiasco, as MKs accuse Herzog of 'being a crybaby without principles.'Hezki Baruch, 5/22/2016, 5:33 PM

Shaffir: Unity gov't talks 'betray' voters

Zionist Union MK fires that the party's failed campaign slogan was 'it's us or him' - not 'we.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/13/2016, 10:00 AM

Yechimovich takes credit for blocking unity govt.

Ex-Labor head condemns Herzog for not dismissing talk of joining Likud, says Labor 'crawling' to right-wing after portfolios and honor.Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2016, 9:15 PM

Yechimovich: Zionism is about equality

Former Opposition leader blasts Herzog for bringing up Israeli Arab issue earlier this week, claims it justifies 'rhetoric of the Right.'Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2016, 9:01 AM

Left attacks 'poorly attended,' 'extremist' rally

Mass rally a vocal minority who 'don't know kids or the IDF,' MK Shelly Yechimovich fires.Hezki Baruch, 4/19/2016, 10:56 PM

Bad news for Herzog? Labor is considering 'steps'

Yechimovich, who lost Labor leadership in primaries Herzog is being investigated over, warns that things are 'getting more serious.'Ari Yashar, 4/17/2016, 7:11 PM

Who would take over from Herzog?

Party polls show Yechimovich leads support, but if Herzog is forced to step down due to corruption investigation, Cabel is to get the nod.Chaim Lev, 4/13/2016, 8:41 AM

Yechimovich: Herzog scandal damaging the party

Investigation against Zionist Union leader could see Herzog stepping down, MK Shelly Yechimovich implies.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2016, 6:44 PM

Top female politicians welcome Katzav ruling

Leading politicians on all sides of political spectrum welcome rejection of request to shorten sentence of ex-president, convicted of rape.Hezki Baruch, 4/6/2016, 1:35 PM

Yechimovich: Hope the party doesn't pay a price

MK Shelly Yechimovich responds for the first time to the corruption probe against her party leader Yitzhak Herzog.Chaim Lev, 4/3/2016, 4:52 AM

Zionist Union shows signs of split

In closed faction meeting, Zionist Union MKs and leadership shout and insult one another, show signs of growing rift.Raphael Poch, 2/2/2016, 9:30 AM

Feminist MK sees male conspiracy behind aging

Labor MK Yechimovich is upset that a model's contract has been terminated because of her fading looks.Gil Ronen, 2/1/2016, 6:08 PM

Labor leaders war over peace

Herzog slams Yechimovich for 'wildly attacking' after he said '2 state solution' not feasible now; 'you think they'll put down the knives?'Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 1/24/2016, 8:35 PM

Labor splintering? Former chair attacks Herzog

Yechimovich asserts current Labor leader should have spoken with party members before announcing 'two-state solution' unfeasible.Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 11:05 AM

How much? MKs vote to raise their own salaries

MKs livid after committee shoots down suggestion to stop 'embarrassing' increases; current monthly income: over 40,000 shekels.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2015, 4:29 PM

Yechimovich Blasts Anti-Dayan Ambassadors

Zionist Union MK says leftists who lobbied Brazil against Dani Dayan are acting in an "idiotic" manner.Elad Benari, 9/22/2015, 4:14 AM

Yechimovich: Herzog's Support of PM is a 'Mistake'

Labor's former leader blasts current chairman for agreeing to stand united alongside Netanyahu against Iranian nuclear deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 11:31 AM

Yechimovich: Let Likud Suffer from Hazan

Labor head agrees to give Coalition a safety net to enable steps against ex-playboy MK Oren Hazan, but his rivals call him out.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2015, 9:10 AM

Yechimovich: Elitism Brought Down the Left

Not Netanyahu, but divisive identity politics were responsible for Zionist Union's major failure in March elections, MK Yechimovich argues.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/28/2015, 10:57 AM

The Woman Who Placed Israel Under Hezbollah Threat

MK Yechimovich used her clout as a dominant journalist to sway public opinion in favor of a retreat from southern Lebanon in the late 90's.Gil Ronen, 5/25/2015, 2:40 PM

Internal Labor Brawl Over Economy Committee

Herzog's man Eitan Cabel wants to head the committee, but so does party strongwoman Yechimovich.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 5/17/2015, 10:36 PM

Livni: I Won't Do Anything to Help Netanyahu

Backing up Zionist Union co-chair Yitzhak Herzog, Tzipi Livni asserts party has no plans whatsoever to join Netanyahu government.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 8:40 AM

Yechimovich Boycotts First Zionist Union Meeting

Calling Herzog and Livni's joint leadership of Zionist Union 'absurd,' MK Yechimovich refuses to attend first faction meeting on Monday.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 3:58 PM

'Money-Loving' Peres Criticized Over Bank Contract

MKs from both left and right criticize report that former President will promote Bank Hapoalim for $30,000 a month.Elad Benari, 4/21/2015, 5:45 AM

Yechimovich: Labor is Done with Rotation Deals

MK Shelly Yechimovich expounds on reasons for Labor's loss and party's plans in next elections.Cynthia Blank, 3/29/2015, 9:21 AM

Yechimovich: Labor Needs a Reboot

Former Labor chairman Shelly Yechimovich calls on Labor MKs to unite and rethink party's worldview after loss.Hezki Baruch, 3/21/2015, 9:15 PM

Yechimovich Admits 'We Got a Slap on the Cheek'

Former Labor chairperson talks about lessons learned and need to return to 'ideology,' says Herzog is 'more compromising.'Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 3/19/2015, 5:48 PM

Herzog: Everything is Open

'I intend to make every effort to build a real social government in Israel," Labor leader says.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2015, 12:11 AM

Labor Candidates: Don't Vote for Lapid

Eldad Yaniv and Shelly Yechimovich take to Facebook to convince on the fence voters not to pick Yesh Atid, and ensure Herzog takes power.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/16/2015, 9:12 PM

Regev Demands Attorney General Investigate Herzog

Following report on Herzog breach by paying private company to campaign against Yechimovich, Regev calls for urgent investigation.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2015, 10:31 AM

When Labor Wanted to 'Erase Herzog'

Yechimovich on Herzog: 'destroyed lives of hundreds of thousands of families, disqualified as minister by Movement for Quality Government.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 2/7/2015, 11:06 PM

Leftists Bash Bibi after Biden Boycott

Labor, Lapid lambast PM for 'speech born in sin' that 'throws Israeli security under elections bus' - though Labor's Peres did the same.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2015, 8:03 PM

Yechimovich: Police Need to Clean Up Their Act

MK Shelly Yechimovich called for police to stop all non-essential activity for at least 24 hours and deal with numerous scandals.Moshe Cohen , 2/4/2015, 10:19 PM

Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

In a television appearance, Labor MK Shelly Yechimovich says she "won't rule out" forming a coalition with Netanyahu or Liberman.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 10:57 AM

Labor Members Give Yechimovich Top Spot

MK Shelly Yechimovich received the most votes in Labor primaries and will be placed in the #3 spot on the Labor-Hatnua Knesset list.Elad Benari, 1/14/2015, 7:03 AM

Yechimovich: You Can Stop Donating Money Now

Former Labor leader reaches donation ceiling for primaries campaign, thanks donors for their contributions.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 1/12/2015, 4:52 PM

Left Fires Back at Netanyahu

“Israel's problem is not governance but rather the governor,” say Herzog and Livni after Netanyahu slams the left during a campaign rally.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 12:12 AM

Yechimovich: Reserve Another Spot for a Woman

Labor MK hails Likud's democratic primaries, but says more women should be given spots in the top 20.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2015, 2:15 AM

Leftist MKs Celebrate 'We Aren't Stuck with Bibi'

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: 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

Yechimovich the Most Accessible MK, Study Finds

Channel 2's late night program finds Labor MK to be most accessible on Facebook, with Defense Minister the least accessible.Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 5:45 AM

Ex-Labor Head Doubts Elections Are Coming Soon

MK Yechimovich says only Jewish Home is getting stronger in the polls, so no one else wants elections.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/15/2014, 6:21 PM

Leftist MKs Claim PM Speech at UN Missed the Mark

Not just your usual ire: slew of comments from leftist MKs bash Netanyahu for 'being smart' - or for not saying remarks he, in fact, said.Tova Dvorin, 9/30/2014, 12:13 AM

Labor MK Calls Unit 8200 Insubordinates Cowards

"Your selfish and self-righteous act did not hurt the State, but did hurt the Zionist left," the MK wrote to leftist Unit 8200 reservists.Talia Blatman, 9/14/2014, 2:07 PM

Netanyahu Was 'Petty and Ugly' Towards Rivlin

Former Opposition head Yechimovich slams Netanyahu's conduct towards Rivlin in elections, says it 'bordered on disgrace.'Ari Yashar, 6/10/2014, 8:57 PM

Report: Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau for President?

Sources close to the former Chief Rabbi insist that he is considering a campaign - and could gain Netanyahu's support.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 12:28 PM

Yechimovich For Leaving 'Settlements' Under PA

Labor MK reveals she has disussed the idea of leaving Jewish communities under Palestinian state control with Abbas.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 10:08 AM

Yechimovich: No Bus Fare? Drink Whipping Cream

MK Shelly Yechimovich has harsh words for Finance Minister Yair Lapid over a rise in public transportation fares.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 6:15 AM

Google: Bennett the Most-Searched Politician

Naftali Bennett is Israel’s most-searched politician. Ayelet Shaked, Shelly Yechimovich make search list, too.Maayana Miskin, 12/18/2013, 12:15 AM

MKs Scramble for Explanations in Storm's Wake

Committee to meet in upcoming days to discuss system failures during the storm, including nationwide power outage.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 10:26 AM

Herzog 'Not Rushing' to Join Bibi's Coalition

"If Netanyahu goes for a bold diplomatic move I'll be there to help him," says new Labor chairman.Elad Benari, 11/24/2013, 2:20 AM

Herzog Could be 'Easy Partner' for Netanyahu

Political analysts say that MK Yitzchak Herzog could be easier to convince to join the coalition than MK Shelly Yechimovich.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/22/2013, 10:33 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