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The price of Likud not running serious presidential candidates

Now we have a guy who literally was the head of the Left-wing Labor Party for years and years, now posing as a political neutral. Op-ed.

 The price of Likud not running serious presidential candidates

Better to drop reform than accept the President's proposal

Herzog was not trying to reach a compromise, he was playing the right for foolish pawns. Op-ed.

Better to drop reform than accept the President's proposal

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog speak with Jewish students in seven locations worldwide.

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'

Watch: World Koolulam

Thousands of participants and graduates of MASA program arrive this week in Tel Aviv to sing 'No Place We'd Rather Be' together.

Watch: World Koolulam

It's official: Livni to be appointed opposition leader

'Zionist Union' Chairman sends letter to Knesset speaker saying Livni's appointment will take effect on August 1.

It's official: Livni to be appointed opposition leader

Mr. Herzog, sincerity is not enough to turn back the tide

Mr. Herzog, sincerity is not enough to turn back the tide

Avi Gabbay fined for exceeding expenditure limit

State Comptroller publishes report on candidates accounts in primaries for Labor Party leadership; Gabbay's deficit: NIS 537,103.

Avi Gabbay fined for exceeding expenditure limit

'Inconceivable that Reform stages coup'

Coalition Chairman sharply criticizes Herzog appointment to chair Jewish Agency, threatens agency budget.

'Inconceivable that Reform stages coup'

Israel's President congratulates new Jewish Agency chairman

Rivlin tweets blessing to Herzog: 'As MK, minister, opposition chairman, Buji has been at heart of Israeli democracy for most of his life.'

Israel's President congratulates new Jewish Agency chairman

Surprise guest at Gush Katif expellees conference

Opposition Chairman Herzog: 'I hope we will always know how to overcome challenges together and in unity.'

Surprise guest at Gush Katif expellees conference

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s disloyal—and dishonest—opposition

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s disloyal—and dishonest—opposition

'We will oppose the Regulation Law with every means'

Opposition leader Yitzchak Herzog says Regulation Law will end Israeli democracy, bring wrath of international community down on Israel.

'We will oppose the Regulation Law with every means'

Herzog responds to dramatic drop in polls

Labor Chairman Isaac Herzog dismisses recent poll results showing a dramatic drop in his party’s standing.

Herzog responds to dramatic drop in polls

The results are in: Police end investigation against Herzog

Police have turned in their findings against the beleaguered Labor Party leader, who is suspected of taking illegal election donations.

The results are in: Police end investigation against Herzog

Opposition leader to Likud: You violate your own principles

In Knesset event marking anniversary of death of Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Netanyahu and Herzog argue over who better preserves his legacy.

Opposition leader to Likud: You violate your own principles

Regret & nostalgia abound in Knesset Gush Katif event

Minister and MKs speak about the decisions that led to the "disengagement" from Gaza and its aftermath in event marking 11-year anniversary.

Regret & nostalgia abound in Knesset Gush Katif event

'Netanyahu is trying to become an Israeli Fidel Castro'

Opposition leader Yitzchak Herzog goes off on government, Netanyahu, accusing PM of working to fulfill autocratic aspirations.

'Netanyahu is trying to become an Israeli Fidel Castro'

In geography, Yitzchak Herzog plays to lose

The internet exploded after Opposition Leader Yitzchak Herzog couldn't get his countries right when congratulating Portugal's Euro 2016 win.

In geography, Yitzchak Herzog plays to lose

Herzog sells the Brooklyn Bridge - again

Herzog sells the Brooklyn Bridge - again

The danger of a politician with a big mouth

The danger of a politician with a big mouth

Herzog questioned under caution by police

MK suspected of accepting forbidden donations, not reporting the donation and handing in a false declaration, in 2013 labor party primaries.

Herzog questioned under caution by police

US and Israel: Candidates but no visionaries

US and Israel: Candidates but no visionaries

Where to, Naftali Bennett?

Where to, Naftali Bennett?

Kahlon: I would 'step aside' to bring Herzog into coalitiion

If Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wishes to bring Yitzhak Herzog into his coalition, Moshe Kahlon would back him to the hilt.

Kahlon: I would 'step aside' to bring Herzog into coalitiion

Herzog: Netanyahu and Bennett 'Must Go Home'

Herzog slams Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett in a strongly-worded speech during the new Knesset session Monday.

Herzog: Netanyahu and Bennett 'Must Go Home'

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.

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

Herzog: 'Stubborn' Netanyahu Doesn't Work for Israelis

Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog slams Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for supporting 'illogical, unfair' gas deal.

Herzog: 'Stubborn' Netanyahu Doesn't Work for Israelis

Shaked: Once You Take Some Refugees In, They Keep Coming

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked was the latest politician to point out the folly of admitting large numbers of Syrian refugees into Israel.

Shaked: Once You Take Some Refugees In, They Keep Coming

Regev on Refugees: Israelis Not Hard-Hearted, Just Cautious

Minister Miri Regev said that despite Israelis' desire to help unfortunate Syrian refugees, Israel was just not capable of absorbing them.

Regev on Refugees: Israelis Not Hard-Hearted, Just Cautious

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.

Herzog Makes It Perfectly Clear: No Unity Government

Herzog: For Israel, Hamas Terror and Iran Terror Are the Same

The firing of a rocket by Gaza terrorists at Israel just hours after Iran got its nuclear deal is no coincidence, Yitzhak Herzog argues.

Herzog: For Israel, Hamas Terror and Iran Terror Are the Same

Report: Netanyahu, Herzog Using President to 'Pass Notes'

Rumors continue to fly that Zionist Union will join Likud-led gov't, as Netanyahu and Herzog show cooperation in opposition to Iran deal.

Report: Netanyahu, Herzog Using President to 'Pass Notes'

Herzog: Iran Deal Bad for Israel? Blame Netanyahu

Zionist Union/Labor head Yitzchak Herzog says Iran nuclear deal will be bad for Israel - and that it's all Netanyahu's fault.

Herzog: Iran Deal Bad for Israel? Blame Netanyahu

UL's MK Odeh Suggests Zionist Left is Racist, Too

Aiman Odeh, chairman of the United List, on Sunday decried the 'Israeli occupation' at the Herzliya Conference.

UL's MK Odeh Suggests Zionist Left is Racist, Too

Herzog: Demographic Threat is 'Imminent'

Israel needs to make a deal with the Palestinian Authority right away, it it wants to survive as a Jewish state, said Yitzchak Herzog.

Herzog: Demographic Threat is 'Imminent'

Egg on His Face: Lawyers Boo Herzog Over Bibi Boycott Blame

An attempt by Yitzhak Herzog to slam Prime Minister Netanyahu in front of what he thought was a sympathetic audience backfired.

Egg on His Face: Lawyers Boo Herzog Over Bibi Boycott Blame

Herzog: PM Dug Himself a Pit, I Will Not Throw Him a Rope

Labor leader Yitzhak Herzog insists Netanyahu should not count on him to bail out latest government when push comes to shove.

Herzog: PM Dug Himself a Pit, I Will Not Throw Him a Rope

Sources: Netanyahu Ready to Offer Herzog Rotation Deal

Just hours after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced, Likud sources said he was looking for new coalition partners.

Sources: Netanyahu Ready to Offer Herzog Rotation Deal

Labor, Likud: No One Offered Herzog Foreign Ministry

MK Yitzhak Herzog angrily denied a report that he had turned down an offer by Binyamin Netanyahu to be Israel's Foreign Minister.

Labor, Likud: No One Offered Herzog Foreign Ministry

PM on Riots: Legitimate Protests Yes, Violence No

The riots in Tel Aviv Sunday by Ethiopian protesters have prompted politicians to comment on the situation.

PM on Riots: Legitimate Protests Yes, Violence No

Source: Netanyahu Has Had It 'Up to Here' With Shas, Jewish Home

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.

Source: Netanyahu Has Had It 'Up to Here' With Shas, Jewish Home

Jewish Home Founder: Party Needs a Rethink

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper, a pioneering founder of the Jewish Home party, says the party could have done better.

Jewish Home Founder: Party Needs a Rethink

Herzog: I, More Than Anyone, Will Keep Jerusalem Safe

Yitzchak Herzog paid a visit to the Kotel on Sunday, where he proclaimed his loyalty to the holy site and said he prays daily.

Herzog: I, More Than Anyone, Will Keep Jerusalem Safe

PLO's Barghouti: Our Greatest Hope is for Netanyahu to Lose

In a revealing interview, Mustafa Barghouti says that given everything, the PA prefers Yitzhak Herzog over Binyamin Netanyahu.

PLO's Barghouti: Our Greatest Hope is for Netanyahu to Lose

Herzog: PA Doesn't Appear to be 'Partner for Peace'

In interview, Herzog says Palestinians 'very happy with one-sided strategy' and may not be interested in lasting peace deal with Israel.

Herzog: PA Doesn't Appear to be 'Partner for Peace'

Despite Terrorism and Iran – the Left Could Win

Despite Terrorism and Iran – the Left Could Win

Litzman: UTJ Can't Join Leftist Gov't Aiding Shabbat Desecration

A debate seems to be growing in United Torah Jewry on whether or not the party would join a government headed by Labor.

Litzman: UTJ Can't Join Leftist Gov't Aiding Shabbat Desecration

Watch: Arab Students Walk Out As Bennett Promises Tougher Policy

Dozens of Arab students stormed out of an auditorium when Bennett outlined what Ayelet Shaked would do with the Public Security portfolio.

Watch: Arab Students Walk Out As Bennett Promises Tougher Policy

V15: We Were Not Sent By 'Foreign Agents' to Unseat Netanyahu

The Victory in 2015 group is not representative of anyone except themselves, it told the Central Elections Committee Thursday.

V15: We Were Not Sent By 'Foreign Agents' to Unseat Netanyahu

Poll: Mughniyeh Elimination Not Connected to Election

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu remains popular, according to a new poll released Sunday.

Poll: Mughniyeh Elimination Not Connected to Election

Opposition Chair 'Disgusted' by Refusers from Intelligence Unit

LAbor party head Yitzchak Herzog is a major in the elite Unit 8200, from which 43 reservists signed a letter of insubordination.

Opposition Chair 'Disgusted' by Refusers from Intelligence Unit

Opposition Head Slams Zoabi's 'Obscene' Support for Kidnappers

Labor party leader Yitzchak Herzog compares radical Arab MK's defense of Israeli teens' abduction to 'price tag' crimes.

Opposition Head Slams Zoabi's 'Obscene' Support for Kidnappers

Herzog Mocks Netanyahu Over Presidential Election

Opposition head jokingly suggests that Netanyahu offer the Pope to run for president.

Herzog Mocks Netanyahu Over Presidential Election

Herzog to Livni and Lapid: Leave the Coalition

Opposition leader says Lapid and Livni should leave the government over peace talks failure.

Herzog to Livni and Lapid: Leave the Coalition

Herzog Blames the Government for Peace Talks Collapse

Opposition leader says Netanyahu should “initiate a comprehensive and courageous offer” to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Herzog Blames the Government for Peace Talks Collapse

Opposition: If Liberman Wants Elections, Give Them to Him

Opposition members call for elections following Foreign Minister's remarks that going to the polls is better than releasing terrorists.

Opposition: If Liberman Wants Elections, Give Them to Him

Herzog: I Won't Enter Netanyahu's Coalition

"I intend to win the next election and lead this country," declares opposition leader.

Herzog: I Won't Enter Netanyahu's Coalition

Opposition MKs Slam Coalition as One Big 'Mafia'

Opposition MKs said they may boycott Knesset discussions on major laws this week, because of Coalition's 'mafia tactics.'

Opposition MKs Slam Coalition as One Big 'Mafia'

Herzog: I Doubt Netanyahu Will Lead Us to Peace

Opposition leader says he agrees with Netanyahu’s demands for security, but doubts Netanyahu can lead Israel to peace.

Herzog: I Doubt Netanyahu Will Lead Us to Peace

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Key Knesset Committee

Opposition leader files appeal in protest of delay in the appointment of a chairman to Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Key Knesset Committee