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MKs to Herzog: We won't join the coalition

Zionist Union MKs clarify to party chairman Yitzhak Herzog that he does not have the mandate to sign an agreement with the Likud.Ido Ben Porat, 5/13/2016, 1:13 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

'Anti-Semitic comments are not political debate'

Ayelet Shaked challenges Britain's Labour party leader to stop rampant Anti-Semitism in his party.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/4/2016, 3:14 PM

Israel's Labor to break ties with British Labour?

Rampant anti-Semitism in UK counterpart leading Israel's Labor party to consider breaking away.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/3/2016, 3:17 PM

Will Labor cut ties with UK's anti-Semitic Labour?

In backlash to anti-Semitism scandal embroiled Labour, Herzog is told to immediately freeze ties with British counterpart.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 7:31 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

MK: Didn't murder civilians? Not a 'terrorist'

Arab MK Bahloul repeats that Hevron terrorist was not a 'terrorist,' legitimizes attacks on soldiers as a 'struggle for freedom.'Ari Yashar, 4/7/2016, 2:56 PM

Herzog threatens his own party for investigation

Labor head claims corruption investigation is being used as part of an 'election campaign,' threatens: 'I'm no sucker, I know how to kick.'Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 7:22 PM

'Politicians have crossed a red line'

Herzog's chief of staff indicates police investigation against the party chair is an inside job by Labor members.Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 3:51 PM

Herzog: The public is tired of the radical left

Head of leftist Labor party takes aim at 'radical left, radical right,' while touting his 'separation plan' to unilaterally divide Israel.Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2016, 7:56 PM

70% of Israelis believe primaries bring corruption

Israelis show a lack of faith in the honesty of primary elections, say system could work if there were a budget cap and transparency.Netanel Katz, 2/11/2016, 1:35 PM

Watch: Herzog heckled at Labor conference

Angry activists interrupt opposition chairman's speech at party gathering in Holon.Elad Benari, 2/1/2016, 1:15 AM

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

TA Mayor: Forget 'Zionist Union,' Go Back to Labor

Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai has a lot to say about Yitzhak Herzog - none of it nice.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2015, 10:47 PM

Peretz Returning to Labor Party

MK Amir Peretz decides to leave Livni's Hatnua, run with Labor in the next elections.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2015, 10:39 PM

Herzog Makes It Perfectly Clear: No Unity Govt.

For once and for all, said Yitzchak Herzog, Zionist Union/Labor is not going to join Binyamin Netanyahu's coalition.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 8:23 PM

Report: Ehud Barak Considering Political Comeback

Former Prime Minister has held multiple meetings with Labor MKs in possible bid to return to the party.Tova Dvorin, 7/12/2015, 9:32 AM

Herzog Assigned Added Security After Death Threat

Herzog receives added security after receiving letter threatening 'you're nothing...it's only a matter of time before they kill you.'Cynthia Blank, 6/4/2015, 8:40 AM

Bedouin Woman Gets 12 Years for Triple Infanticide

A Bedouin woman who cruelly murdered her 3 children and wounded the fourth will be free in five years's time.Gil Ronen, 5/31/2015, 10:27 PM

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

Sources: Netanyahu May Offer Herzog Rotation Deal

Just hours after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced, Likud sources said he was looking for new coalition partners.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 7:54 AM

UTJ, Left United Over Child Allowance Increase

Prof. Yossi Yonah of Labor praises child allowance raise, says it will lift Israel higher on OECD list.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2015, 9:47 PM

Source: Frustrated Netanyahu Ready for Labor Deal

With less than a week to go before his deadline, PM Netanyahu is said to be ready to give up on deals with Aryeh Deri and Naftali Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 4/29/2015, 3:58 PM

Jewish Home: Netanyahu Still Giving Us 'Runaround'

A source in Jewish Home says it appears that Likud wants a government with its “natural allies” - but not with Jewish Home.Moshe Cohen, 4/9/2015, 8:51 AM

Im Tirtzu: Labor Should Not Sit in Government

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Im Tirtzu's Policy Director Alon Schvartzer dismisses unity government, says MKs like Stav Shaffir are anti-Jewish.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 4/5/2015, 8:35 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

Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go Unfilled

There were more available jobs – and more available high-paying jobs - in Israel in the fourth quarter of 2014 than ever before.Moshe Cohen, 3/25/2015, 7:23 PM

Herzog Approaches Kahlon for Coalition Coup

Labor's Yitzhak Herzog has not exactly declared defeat, officials confirm - and has approached Kulanu in bid to swing coalition leftward.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 10:17 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

Herzog Admits: The Polls Messed Us Up

Labor head blames misleading polls for creating false confidence, without considering 'Netanyahu could reinvent himself in days.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/19/2015, 9:54 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 Blames Defeat on 'Mezuzah-Kisser' Speech

Why did Zionist Union do so poorly in elections, at least compared to expectations? Two words, said Yitzhak Herzog: Yair GarbuzMoshe Cohen, 3/19/2015, 2:57 PM

Labor: Coalition Race Starting

Labor MKs say 'great battle' beginning in trying to recruit party heads to join a leftist coalition, as exit polls show 'effective draw.'Ari Yashar, 3/17/2015, 10:16 PM

'Livni, Buji Will Create Hamastan 2 in Jerusalem'

On a tour of Har Homa neighborhood, prime minister pledges to strengthen Jewish presence in Jerusalem if reelected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2015, 4:48 PM

Likud: Barak, Herzog Leading to Another Intifada

In response to Barak endorsement of Herzog, Likud reminds how back in 1999 'they brought the Second Intifada,' hushed up scandals.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/16/2015, 1:04 PM

Herzog Points to 'Clash' with Yesh Atid

Labor head says votes for Lapid help Netanyahu, denies rotation with Livni damages party, says 'serious effort' needed to beat Likud.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2015, 9:56 AM

Poll Shows Herzog-Netanyahu Gap Closing

In opposition to results until now, poll finds a mere 4% separates preference for PM, gives Labor 25 versus 21 for Likud.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2015, 3:05 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

Shimon Peres Expresses Support for Yitzhak Herzog

Former president Shimon Peres says Thursday he endorses 'responsible' and 'dedicated' Yitzhak Herzog for prime minister.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/12/2015, 12:34 PM

Labor Maintains Edge in Latest Election Poll

Latest election poll from Haaretz sees Labor-Hatnua once again in the lead, with 24 mandates - three above rival Likud.Moshe Cohen, 3/12/2015, 9:31 AM

Labor Opens Largest Lead on Likud

Week before elections Labor outpaces Likud by a full four mandates - but who will get first crack at forming a coalition?Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 8:26 PM

Who Will the New French Immigrants Vote For?

Parties including Likud, Labor and Yachad approach 10,000 new French Israeli voters and try to respond to their needs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 5:17 PM

Labor Trying to Cancel Jewish Identity Program

Rabbi Avichai Ronski: Labor party platform seeking to cancel program for Jewish identity which already has 130,000 students.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2015, 10:49 PM

Bennett: Lapid Stole My Ideas

Jewish Home chair discusses Lapid, Livni, and the 'pragmatic' side of a Likud coalition in pre-elections interview with Israeli media.Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2015, 7:49 PM

30,000 Flood Leftist Pre-Elections Rally

Meretz, Labor reps attend; former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan: under Netanyahu, Israel was 'stuck.'Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2015, 9:20 PM

Meretz, Labor Sign Surplus Vote Agreement

Extra votes could see additional seats for the Left - and save Meretz from falling off the map.Tova Dvorin, 3/6/2015, 12:12 PM

Poll: Jewish Home Stuck at 11 Seats, Labor Top

25 seats for Labor in latest elections poll, despite a different poll suggesting a close race with Likud.Tova Dvorin, 2/27/2015, 12:03 PM

Herzog Slams Government Money to 'Settlements'

Labor leaders blame housing crisis solely on Netanyahu, say that under their reign, money would be funneled to fix financial woes.Yedidya Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2015, 3:41 PM

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new videoMoshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 1:44 PM

Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance' in Opposition

If Yair Lapid is sorry for what he has done to the haredi public, said MK Yaakov Litzman, let him prove it by staying out of the government.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 8:35 AM

Likud Minister: Herzog, Join Netanyahu in Congress

Noting worrying details coming out on Iran nuclear deal, Katz says 'leave Livni at home and show consensus against the danger.'Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 11:06 AM

Haredi Party Opposes Likud-Labor Unity Government

UTJ warns unity government would harm haredi ability to influence, says it won't support a leftist government.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 11:48 AM

Likud and Labor Continue to Run in Dead Heat

24 seats for each party, as neither seems able to shake the other for the lead and elections day approaches.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/19/2015, 10:34 PM

Likud Emerges as Clear Front-Runner in New Poll

A new poll shows that recent trends indicating a strengthening of the Likud and a weakening of Jewish Home are continuing.Moshe Cohen, 2/15/2015, 8:54 PM

'Labor Will Not Be Invited to the Next Government'

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis says Labor is too far-left to be considered for a potential coalition; guarantees Jewish Home will be included.Hezki Baruch, 2/14/2015, 6:42 PM

Weinstein: Labor V15 'Volunteer' Group Seems Legal

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein will not issue an injunction against the activities of the V15 organization, based on a Likud complaint.Yaakov Levi , 2/11/2015, 6:14 PM