Fmr PM Barak calls Trump unpredictability 'challenge for Iran'

'The man is absolutely unpredictable, and the Iranians, artists when it comes to evaluating enemies, are having a hard time with this enemy'Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2020, 6:19 PM

'Ehud Barak is a hypocrite'

Likud's Ayelet Galili blasts former PM Barak for attacking Netanyahu, when he himself was suspected of criminal acts.Nitzan Keidar, 11/3/2019, 9:40 PM

Barak at J Street Conf: Arabic love song and 2 state solution

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak spoke at J Street's 2019 National Conference and called for negotiations based on the two-state paradigm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 11:33 PM

This, too, shall pass

High Holy Days and a pause for the big picture. Jack Engelhard, 10/2/2019, 1:25 PM

Barak: 'Cannabis industry positions waiting for Netanyahu'

Former Prime Minister Barak: 'After we relieve Netanyahu in week from post as Prime Minister, he has many vacancies just waiting for him.'Mordechai Sones, 9/10/2019, 10:19 PM

'Govt. risking harsh response with chatter over Syria activity;

Former PM Ehud Barak says govt. admitting to actions in Syria to placate Netanyahu's ego despite risk of repercussions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 7:01 PM

Left in attack mode on Ayelet Shaked

Haaretz claims Shaked associates conveyed problematic messages to Likud as part of attempts to join party.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2019, 9:30 PM

Ehud Barak, symbol of leftist hollowness

Barak's tenure as prime minister was fraught with failures, but putting down the Arab citizens' short-lived rebellion was not one of them. So why is he apologizing for it? Giulio Meotti, 8/14/2019, 9:02 PM

NGO urges A-G to investigate Barak

Betzalmo asks Attorney General Mandelblit to investigate Barak following derogatory comments against State Comptroller.Hezki Baruch, 8/14/2019, 3:59 AM

Likud: Investigate Ehud Barak immediately

Likud calls to launch investigation against former PM who called critic 'Netanyahu's miserable servant' and 'floor rag'.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2019, 7:03 PM

Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in jail, officials say

Millionaire financier facing sex trafficking charges found dead in jail cell in suspected suicide.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 8/10/2019, 8:42 PM

Report: Barak was 'frequent presence' at Jeffrey Epstein's home

Barak denies wrongdoing, declines response. 'The mere fact of my response to such a question is churned up as spin in the political game.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 3:08 PM

Orly Levy-Abekasis: 'We won't be Netanyahu's life preserver'

Gesher leader says party won't join Likud-led government, won't work with former PM Ehud Barak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 11:40 AM

Barak calls on all left-wing parties to unite

Former PM Ehud Barak issues 'last call' for Labor, Blue and White to merge with his party ahead of September elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 4:45 PM

Meretz approves alliance with Barak's party

Meretz party approves agreement for joint run with Israel Democratic party.Elad Benari, 7/29/2019, 3:11 AM

Liberman: Every narrow government is trouble

Yisrael Beytenu chair says he won't sit in government with Barak, Shafir and Meretz - neither will he sit with Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2019, 10:42 AM

Meretz and Israel Democratic unite

Nitzan Horowitz and Ehud Barak announce joint list to be called the Democratic Camp. Stav Shafir joining as well.Elad Benari, 7/25/2019, 7:19 AM

Barak: I will run till the end

Democratic Israel chairman makes clear he does not intend to step down.Ben Ariel, 7/25/2019, 3:44 AM

Barak: Meretz leader can head joint left-wing list

Former PM meets Labor, Meretz representatives to discuss possibility of joint run among left-wing parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 5:10 PM

'One or two parties, provided everyone's in'

'One or two parties on Right but without leaving fragments outside union; Media's killing Barak; We paid price for union with Kahlon.'Shimon Cohen, 7/22/2019, 5:57 PM

'Netanyahu is frightened by Shaked and Bennett'

Ehud Barak responds to Ayelet Shaked's announcement that she will be heading the New Right.Hezki Baruch, 7/22/2019, 5:39 AM

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

Daily Mail stares down Ehud Barak

Newspaper publishing picture of former PM at entrance to Epstein estate stands behind publication, demands Barak retract remarks.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2019, 1:45 PM

Barak: This is a despicable blood libel

Israel Democratic chairman says publication about him in Daily Mail is a lie.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2019, 1:04 AM

Ehud Barak expected to speak out on visits to Epstein home

Former Israeli PM plans address after photos show him entering disgraced financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 7/17/2019, 2:32 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

Barak in Ariel: This is how we'll set Israel's borders

Former PM: Within two years of the establishment of a government, we will establish a border that will cover all of our security interests.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2019, 6:39 AM

Why did Ehud Barak cover his face?

British newspaper publishes photos of former PM at entrance to the home of disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2019, 12:04 AM

Ehud Barak admits visiting Epstein's infamous private island

Former PM says he met with disgraced NY financier Jeffrey Epstein on numerous occasions, but says he never met girls trafficked by Epstein.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2019, 12:22 PM

Lapid: Barak won't pass electoral threshold

Blue and White leader says former PM Barak's new party won't pass threshold, will waste 100,000 votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 3:01 PM

From Peace Now to Barak's new party

Former director general of Peace Now officially joins Ehud Barak’s new party.Orli Harari, 7/15/2019, 5:31 AM

'They're terrorizing me, it's all spin'

'There's no claim against me for any offense,' Ehud Barak says about his dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, recently indicted for sex offenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2019, 10:32 PM

Ehud Barak’s Napoleonic complex will save Israeli Democracy?

The only way to understand Ehud Barak's hubris is to remember Napoleon. Ariel Natan Pasko, 7/9/2019, 11:58 PM

Barak considering apologizing to Arabs

Former PM advised to apologize for deaths of rioters in October, 2000 as he launches new party for Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 10:28 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

Will former Peace Now leader join Barak?

Former Prime Minister trying to recruit Meretz activist and former Peace Now Secretary-General Avi Buskila to his new party.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2019, 6:35 AM

Ehud Barak cites Talmud in attack on Israeli Right

Ex-PM accuses Netanyahu of 'straying from Herzl's path' - then cites Talmudic passage used by anti-Zionists to criticize creation of Israel.David Rosenberg, 7/7/2019, 5:32 PM

Barak: Netanyahu relies on 'Kahanists,' we won't sit with him

Barak continues attack on Netanyahu, who he says allies with 'messianic Kahanists' before whom Shamir would exit Knesset when they spoke.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2019, 9:04 AM

Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

'The State of Israel is just ahead of a complete collapse of Israeli democracy,' Barak tweets on Saturday evening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:13 PM

'We won't sit with Netanyahu; we'll end Israbluff draft'

Former Prime Minister declares party position on religion and state, 'We're against incitement, against invasion of individual's space.'Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2019, 7:26 PM

Yitzhak Rabin’s granddaughter joins Ehud Barak's new party

Noa Rothman, granddaughter of slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, joins former PM Ehud Barak's new political party.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/2/2019, 7:39 AM

Barak blasts Edelstein: He's trying to rescue Netanyahu

Former PM fires back after Knesset Speaker calls him "the most failed Prime Minister Israel has ever had".Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2019, 5:36 AM

Shmuli: If elected, I will join forces with Ehud Barak

Labor MK Itzik Shmuli: We need to bring back a lot of people we lost along the way and I believe I'm the man who is the most fit to do that.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 6:49 AM

The last thing Israel needs is Ehud Barak in a leadership role

Ehud Barak was clueless on strategic matters and careless in decision making.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 6/29/2019, 9:59 PM

Blue and White leader: 'Barak and I can sit in the same party'

MK Gabi Ashkenazi says he and Ehud Barak have 'the same goal, if he'll help us change the government, that's great.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 9:32 PM

Ehud Barak's #2 does not rule out cabinet with Ayman Odeh

Barak new party member Yair Golan refers to possibility next government will be formed with Arab parties. 'Why make them illegitimate?'Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2019, 10:52 AM

'Barak thinks we forgot his failed tenure'

Former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked blasts Ehud Barak following his announcement of a return to politics.Ido Ben Porat, 6/27/2019, 3:13 AM

Ehud Barak returns to political life

Former PM announces he intends to stand at head of new party that will compete for left-wing vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 6:32 PM

Will Barak and former Deputy Chief of Staff run together?

Former IDF deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan reportedly working to recruit former MKs and leftists for Ehud Barak's new party.Ben Ariel, 6/24/2019, 6:00 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

Lapid and Barak held secret meeting

MK Yair Lapid met secretly with former PM. The two may be looking into cooperating ahead of the Knesset elections.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2019, 6:09 AM

Report: Barak will run as part of independent party

Former Prime Minister reportedly decides to run for Knesset as part of an independent party and not with the Labor Party.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 2:15 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

Will Ehud Barak form a new party?

According to report, former prime minister is considering returning to political life and running at the head of an independent list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 10:57 PM

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

Report: Iran holding information from Ehud Barak's phone

The Shin Bet informed former PM that his phone had been breached and there was concern that the information in it is held by Iranians.Elad Benari, 3/17/2019, 11:43 PM

'Barak is the most failed prime minister in Israel's history'

Likud fires back after former PM says leak on hacking of Gantz's phone is meant to take attention away from Netanyahu's investigations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 6:10 AM