Left blasts election of Smotrich

Hatnua and Labor parties respond to election of Bezalel Smotrich as National Union leader: "Nothing new under the Smotrich".Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 4:44 AM

Labor's Mickey Rosenthal to retire from politics

'I've been a partner in Labor's failures,' says MK Rosenthal as he plans exit from politics.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2019, 11:34 AM

What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

Labor party chairman reportedly secretly visited Abu Dhabi last month and met with senior UAE officials.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2019, 3:07 AM

Gabbay confident he'll be prime minister

Labor chairman dismisses polls, insists he can replace Netanyahu.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2019, 10:35 PM

Revolt against Avi Gabbay grows

Labor party lawmakers attempting to hold new primaries in frantic effort to get rid of Avi Gabbay amid party's implosion in the polls.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 7:34 AM

Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay appoints MK Shelly Yachimovich to replace Livni as head of the opposition.Elad Benari, 1/2/2019, 3:35 AM

Labor MKs to jump ship, join Meretz?

Lawmakers from Labor party mull leaving for far-left Meretz faction, as polls show Labor plummeting from 24 seats - to as few as 9.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 2:38 PM

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

Zionist Union implosion continues

Senior MKs and party leader Avi Gabbay get into shouting match at party event as collapse in the polls continue. 'I'm not leaving my post'.Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2018, 7:55 PM

Britain's Labour Party most anti-Semitic in Europe

President of Britain's National Union Of Jewish Students leaves Labour Party.Walter Bingham, 9/14/2018, 6:12 PM

Livni to replace Herzog as opposition head

Zionist Union head Avi Gabbay agrees to put Tzipi Livni as opposition head in exchange for agreeing to support Gabbay as candidate for PM.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 1:25 PM

MK admits 'sour relations' between Hatnua and Labor

MK Itzik Shmuli says Livni must commit to continue partnership with Labor if she wants to serve as opposition leader.Elad Benari, 6/29/2018, 4:09 AM

Have demographics doomed the Israeli left?

Did immigration and high Orthodox birthrate doom Israel’s left to perpetual opposition status? Analysis.David Rosenberg, 5/11/2018, 12:38 PM

Could retired general save the Zionist Union?

Zionist Union would win 24 seats to Likud's 28 according to latest poll, if ex-IDF chief of staff leads party.David Rosenberg, 4/29/2018, 7:25 PM

Police rescue woman in labor from traffic jam

Traffic enforcement officers encounter car carrying woman in labor, order driver to drive along shoulder and accompany to hospital.Mordechai Sones, 4/24/2018, 12:13 AM

Poll: Likud stable at 30, Yesh Atid falls to 19

Newly formed party led by Orly Levy nets 5 seats, as Labor falls from 24 to just 13 mandates.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2018, 10:01 PM

Gabbay: The PA must stop the incitement

Labor chairman calls for two-state solution, but stresses both sides must take steps to rebuild trust.Elad Benari, 3/5/2018, 1:05 AM

Will Britain force separate labeling for kosher meat?

Britain’s Labour Party backs separate labeling for kosher, halal meat.JTA, 2/15/2018, 1:43 PM

Ex-IDF chief denies his wife is member of radical leftist group

Benny Gantz admits that he is considering joining politics, dismisses rumors that his wife is a member of the left-wing 'Machsom Watch'.Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 8:21 PM

Likud rises to 31 seats in latest poll, Labor falls to 13

New polls Likud gaining ground, while Labor loses nearly half its seats.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2018, 7:43 PM

Taken in a police cruiser - right up to the delivery room

Police pull over car driving erratically through traffic, find woman in labor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 10:40 PM

Bennett: We won't be in the same government as Gabbay

Jewish Home chairman rules out his party being part of a government headed by Labor chairman.Elad Benari, 11/23/2017, 6:05 AM

Leftist politicians blast Gabbay

Politicians from the left criticize Zionist Union chairman, who said that the left has forgotten what it means to be Jewish.Elad Benari, 11/14/2017, 12:06 AM

Gabbay backs 'two-state solution'

Labor party chairman says there's no other solution for Israel-PA conflict except for two states for two peoples.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 5:37 AM

MK Bahloul angers Labor chairman

Arab MK won't attend Knesset session marking Balfour Declaration's 100th anniversary. Gabbay's associates: This will be his last term.Nitsan Keidar, 10/31/2017, 3:50 AM

Labor head: Settlements are the 'beautiful face of Zionism'

Avi Gabbay praises settlement enterprise, lauds settlers as the 'pioneers of our generation'.David Rosenberg, 10/20/2017, 11:32 AM

Zionist Union MK leaves Jordan Valley celebration

MK Eitan Broshi storms out of event celebrating Jordan Valley liberation after Avi Gabbay's video greeting was not shown.Shimon Cohen, 10/20/2017, 4:16 AM

Zionist Union members distance themselves from Gabbay

Zionist Union MKs distance themselves from party chairman's statement that he wouldn't evict communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/17/2017, 4:13 AM

'The Arabs have to be afraid of us'

At Labor party conference in Dimona, new chairman voices opinions that probably aren't welcomed by some members of his party.Hezki Baruch, 10/16/2017, 4:35 AM

Erel Margalit resigns from the Knesset

MK Erel Margalit announces he will resign from the Knesset after he failed to win Labor leadership race.Tzvi Lev, 10/3/2017, 8:05 PM

Leftist MK: We need to bring back the centrist voters

MK Eitan Cabel slams colleagues for demanding PM Netnayahu resign, says they're causing people to huddle around Netanyahu.Shimon Cohen, 8/9/2017, 8:44 AM

Justice Minister: We bring results, and our hard work pays off

Justice Minister Shaked speaks with Arutz Sheva about elections, the submarine scandal, Qalqiliya, and building in Beit El.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 1:33 PM

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: 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

'There are post-Zionists in the Zionist Union'

Labor MK warns Kibbutz movement will not tolerate post-Zionist elements in Meretz, Zionist Union. 'We may have to dump the Labor Party'.Hezki Baruch, 8/27/2016, 9:31 PM

Herzog takes a drubbing from his own party

End of Herzog? Third of his MKs boycott meeting, those who come give him a thorough browbeating for 'betraying' them in unity govt. talks.Hezki Baruch, 5/22/2016, 8:29 PM

Herzog faces insurrection as third of his 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

Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy Likud's future

Likud's Elkin warns a unity government would be an 'historic mistake,' as Zionist Union would pull coalition leftward to justify itself.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/13/2016, 10:17 AM

MKs to Herzog: We won't join the coalition, even if you do

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 government

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

Shaked: Anti-Semitic comments not legitimate 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 considers breaking 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 considering taking '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

Zionist Union 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 over police 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 percent 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 Huldai: 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 Government

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 Additional 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