Labor approves agreement with Meretz

Amir Peretz: When we approve agreement for joint run with Meretz, the dreams of another right-wing government will end.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2020, 3:04 AM

Meretz's Arab MK slams joint list agreement with Labor

MK Esawi Frej, Meretz's token Arab, slams joint run for pushing him to unrealistic spot, under party's 'armor.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2020, 11:08 AM

Labor and Meretz agree on joint run

Labor-Gesher and Meretz to run under one ballot in March election. Peretz will lead the list, followed by Orly Levy and Nitzan Horowitz.Elad Benari, 1/13/2020, 6:36 AM

Barak: Leaving Shaffir out is a 'serious mistake'

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister calls for Stav Shaffir to be included in Meretz-Labor alliance.Orli Harari, 1/13/2020, 6:03 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

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

'The Court will not fall into trap against people's will'

PM prepares for Supreme Court hearing on petition seeking to prevent him from forming next government due to indictments against him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 9:49 PM

Orly Levy against alliance with Meretz: We'll lose seats

Labor chairman Amir Peretz is considering uniting with Meretz, but Gesher chairwoman opposes the idea.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 6:37 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

Shaffir: The public is frustrated, unite Labor and Meretz

Green Party chairwoman calls for unity with Labor and Meretz parties.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/27/2019, 10:07 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

Joint Labor-Gesher list launches social campaign

Ahead of March's elections, the Labor-Gesher party launches campaign focusing on social and health issues, hoping for increase in power.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 3:00 PM

'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

Gabbay: I regret not entering Netanyahu's government

Former Labor chairman: Gantz needs to make the difficult decision of entering Netanyahu's government.Elad Benari, 12/6/2019, 5:29 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

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

Blue and White against Labor

Gantz and Lapid's party makes strategic decision to try to hurt Labor-Gesher party and keep it below electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2019, 5:57 AM

Labor party pushes to remove cameras from voting booths

Ignoring suspicions of voting fraud in April, Labor party pushes Elections Committee to outlaw cameras in polling stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 2:34 PM

Amir Peretz: We're the alternative to Netanyahu's social apathy

MK Itzik Shmuli announces he is remaining in the Labor-Gesher party.Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2019, 9:04 PM

Meretz leader: I won't commit to recommending Benny Gantz

Meretz chairman Horowitz urges public not to try to foretell future, says he's working on merger with Labor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2019, 11:08 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

Levy-Abekasis: We will not sit with Netanyahu if he's indicted

Gesher chairwoman discusses merger with Labor, makes clear Netanyahu will have to resign if indicted.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2019, 2:10 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

Barak: 'The union with Gesher is the end of the Labor party'

'Orly Levy-Abekasis is giving up on a change of government in Israel and is opening the door to an alliance with Netanyahu,' Barak says.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2019, 12:37 PM

Orly Levy-Abekasis to run with Labor

Former Yisrael Beytenu MK Orly Levy-Abekasis, who headed Gesher party in previous elections but didn't pass the threshold, joins Labor.Hezki Baruch, 7/18/2019, 9:37 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

Netanyahu: I protected the right

PM explains the contradiction between approaching Labor in an attempt to form a government and the desire to form a right-wing government.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2019, 5:42 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

Tzipi Livni returning to politics?

Former Justice Minister dropped out of politics ahead of April election - but is now weighing new Knesset bid on joint left-wing ticket.David Rosenberg, 7/8/2019, 12:12 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

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

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

Ex Labor minister: Netanyahu supporters are 'rabid puppies'

Former Finance Minister Avraham 'Beiga' Shochat slams Likud voters. 'I may regret this statement.'Shimon Cohen, 6/30/2019, 2:24 PM

Labor candidate: No one is interested in drafting haredim

MK Stav Shafir promises to end talk about drafting haredim, encourage a 'live and let live' attitude 'giving everyone what they want.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 6/24/2019, 3:19 PM

Date set for Labor primaries

Labor Party conference confirms that election for the party leadership will take place on July 2 among all party members.Chaim Lev, 6/24/2019, 3:06 AM

Barak warns of escalation with Iran

Former PM: We are closer to a regional confrontation with Iran. I worry about what the Israeli cabinet would do if that happens.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2019, 12:59 AM

MK Itzik Shmuli to run for Labor leadership

Young MK joins MKs Amir Peretz and Stav Shafir, who have already declared their candidacy for the Labor leadership.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2019, 6:23 AM

Avi Gabbay steps down from politics

Labor chairman announces he will not run at all for the next Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2019, 12:10 AM

MK Shafir announces she will run for Labor leader

MK Stav Shafir officially announces she will be running for the leadership of the Labor Party ahead of September elections.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 12:44 AM

Report: Barak won't form new party

Former PM has decided not to establish a new party ahead of the September elections.Elad Benari, 6/6/2019, 6:40 AM

Stav Shafir to run for Labor leadership if open primaries held

MK Stav Shafir says she would run for the leadership of the Labor Party if open primaries are held.Elad Benari, 6/4/2019, 3:10 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

'Gabbay buried the Labor party'

Former Labor MK Eitan Cabel blasts Labor chairman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/1/2019, 2:06 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

Labor MK: 'Gabbay's political career is over'

MK Stav Shafir calls on party members to prepare for struggle for state leadership, makes clear Chairman Avi Gabbay must be replaced.Mordechai Sones, 5/30/2019, 9:35 AM

Labor party to hold primaries in November

Labor party accepts chairman Avi Gabbay's suggestion, bumps primaries up to November.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 1:18 PM

Gabbay to remain Labor chief - for now

Labor. Maj. Gen. (res.) Tal Russo, currently in the number two spot on the Labor list, announces on Thursday that he intends to resign.Sara Rubenstein, 4/11/2019, 7:04 PM

Is Labor's Avi Gabbay finished?

Pressure mounting on Labor chief to resign after disastrous election results. 'Gabbay needs to take responsibility for our loss and resign.'David Rosenberg, 4/11/2019, 3:46 PM

Gabbay: An electoral blow to Labor

Labor Party chairman discusses disappointing election results, but does not announce he will step down.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 12:15 AM

Barak: I will vote for Labor

Former Prime Minister announces his support for the Labor Party in Tuesday's elections.Ben Ariel, 4/9/2019, 6:25 AM

Labor candidate 'surprised by Gaza-area crybabies'

Labor candidate Tal Russo calls Gaza-area residents 'crybabies,' claims they should show 'more resilience.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2019, 9:05 PM

Yesh Atid MK joins Labor slate

MK Haim Jelin, who quit Yesh Atid, and MK Yael Cohen Paran, who was with Livni's party, placed in reserved spots on Labor Knesset list.Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2019, 5:12 AM

Meet the Labor Party's kippah in the Knesset

Will Yair “Yaya” Fink, who won a realistic slot on the Labor Party agree to evacuate his relatives from Judea and Samaria?The Land Of Israel Network, 2/19/2019, 10:48 PM