'Kahlon expected to honor promises to south Tel Aviv'

Jewish Home Party initiates empowerment amendment to Infiltrators Law to be submitted next Sunday to Ministerial Committee on Legislation.Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2018, 9:13 PM

Meretz chief demands AG probe Arutz Sheva

MK Tamar Zandberg calls on Attorney General to investigate Arutz Sheva news site following publication of opinion piece on Yitzhak Rabin.Shlomo Pyutrekovsky, 10/22/2018, 2:00 PM

Meretz head furious over Hevron construction

MK Tamar Zandberg blasts Cabinet plan to approve 31 housing units in Hevron. "The settlement in Hevron should be evacuated, not inflated."Nitsan Keidar, 10/14/2018, 4:02 AM

Meretz protests Philippine president's meeting with Rivlin

Meretz activists protest outside President's Residence over Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Israel and his meeting with President Rivlin.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 12:19 PM

Meretz backing Netanyahu and Liberman

Meretz Chairwoman defends move led by PM and DM for political settlement in Gaza while attacking Bennett who opposes it.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 10:23 AM

Liberman floating leftward?

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on unified front with Meretz and Peace Now against Minister Naftali Bennett.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:57 AM

Interrogated 'Conservative rabbi' joins Meretz

Dubi Hayoun, interrogated by police about holding extra-Rabbinate weddings, joins Meretz party and leads list for Haifa city council.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2018, 1:16 PM

Which leftist MK called surrogacy 'organ trade?'

Israeli journalist finds Meretz MK called surrogacy 'organ trade' four years ago, opposed it on feminist grounds.Gil Ronen, 7/23/2018, 12:53 PM

Left shaken: Kippahs and Shabbat observance

Left-wing MKs slam perceived 'religionization' in the IDF during Knesset conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 9:52 PM

Zandberg urges Lapid: Topple the government

Meretz MK calls on Yesh Atid chairman to topple the government over the draft law.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2018, 5:42 AM

Knesset cancels vote on Armenian genocide recognition, says MK

Despite pledge to vote on motion to formally recognize Ottoman empire's mass-murder of Armenians as genocide, Knesset cancels vote.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 12:04 PM

Zandberg: 'We'll propose bill against gender separation'

Meretz disappointed by court allowing separated Chabad event: 'Attempt to darken Tel Aviv, stronghold of liberalism, won't be tolerated.'Mordechai Sones, 6/24/2018, 3:28 PM

Meretz's solution: 'Go after the settlers'

Meretz leader MK Tamar Zandberg responds to bill forbidding documentation of IDF soldiers on duty by attacking 'settelers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2018, 5:01 PM

Recognition of Armenian genocide reaches Knesset

Knesset approves motion seeking to hold discussion on recognition of Armenian genocide. Government chooses not to respond to proposal.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2018, 9:23 PM

Meretz to boycott opening of US embassy in J'lem

Party head Tamar Zandberg says her faction will not attend next week's festive opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 5:17 PM

Who would oppose a law to withhold terrorist salaries?

Only Arab MKs and Meretz faction object to bill approved by large majority on first reading.Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2018, 9:43 PM

Liberman opposes joint memorial ceremony

DM decides to prevent PA Arabs invited to Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony from entering Israel. Meretz chairman attacks decision.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 7:40 PM

Honduras president drops out of Israel Independence Day event

Following calls by left-wing lawmaker to withdraw invitation, Honduras president cancels planned participation in torch-lighting ceremony.JTA, 4/9/2018, 10:51 PM

Meretz leader: Cancel visit by Honduras president

Tamar Zandberg calls on Culture Minister to cancel invitation to Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez to light Independence Day torch.JTA, 4/8/2018, 10:59 PM

'Meretz represents the Palestinians'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman slams the Meretz party after its leader demanded that Israel probe IDF for death of Gazans on Friday.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 9:50 AM

Zandberg hits back at critics over use of right-wing spin doctor

New Meretz head goes on interview blitz after report reveals she used right-wing PR guru Moshe Klughaft during primaries.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 9:41 AM

New Meretz leader's 'secret' adviser exposed

Political strategist Moshe Klughaft admits he advised MK Tamar Zandberg in the race for the leadership of Meretz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2018, 5:25 AM

Zandberg wins Meretz primaries: We're the majority

MK Tamar Zandberg will lead leftist party in the upcoming elections, after winning 71% of the votes in the party primary.Hezki Baruch, 3/22/2018, 11:38 PM

Meretz members head to the polls

Tamar Zandberg and Avi Buskila face off in race to determine future leadership of the far-left party.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 3:18 PM

MK Rozin endorses Tamar Zandberg in Meretz leadership race

Tamar Zandberg bid to become head of the left-wing party boosted after receiving endorsement from MK Michal Rozin.Tzvi Lev, 3/8/2018, 4:48 PM

Meretz MK rebuked for comparing Likud MKs to Nazis

The Knesset Ethics Committee reprimands Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg for shouting at Likud MKs that they were 'friends with Nazis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2018, 8:15 PM

Bill reducing penalty for pot use approved

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves bill decriminalizing marijuana use. 'This is a step forward for full legalization.'Tzvi Lev, 2/18/2018, 7:42 PM

PM: George Soros funding anti-deportation protests

Netanyahu says Jewish billionaire behind orchestrated campaign protesting against government plan to deport African infiltrators.Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2018, 7:55 PM

Labor chief blames Supermarket Law for plunge in polls

Avi Gabbay says Supermarket Law to blame for Labor's plunge in the polls, pushing voters to back Lapid's perceived anti-haredi stance.Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 3:25 PM

Meretz MK: Labor leader has 'disappeared'

MK Tamar Zandberg says Labor leader Avi Gabbay has 'good intentions' but 'lacks political experience,' slams his silence on major issues.Chana Roberts, 1/20/2018, 10:33 PM

Meretz MK says he is willing to be part of Jewish Home-led gov't

'I'm willing to sit in any governmant that agrees on splitting the wealth and splitting the land.'Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 11:20 AM

Smotrich returns fire

Left furious at MK opposed to campaign encouraging female combat enlistment; MK Smotrich: 'IDF must win wars, not promote liberal values.'Mordechai Sones, 1/17/2018, 1:14 PM

Tamar Zandberg to run for Meretz leadership

Meretz MK plans to run for leadership, says party's future should not depend on how many seats Labor receives.Hezki Baruch, 1/11/2018, 1:05 PM

Left declares victory after Recommendations Law amended

Leftist MKs declared victory after Netanyahu orders that Recommendations Law not apply to himself.Tzvi Lev, 12/3/2017, 6:09 PM

Israelis unite to fight garbage burning

Jews and Arabs band together in protest of Israeli government's refusal to punish those who burn garbage.Ido Ben Porat, 9/8/2017, 1:16 PM

Born after 2010? You may never be allowed to buy cigarettes

MK proposes new law banning those born in 2010 from buying cigarettes - even when they come of age.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2017, 10:42 AM

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

Sale of cigarettes and tobacco at army bases to end.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 9:59 AM

Meretz MK blasts police brutality against haredi demonstrators

MK Zandberg calls for Knesset to rein in police violence following reports of police assaults on haredi demonstrators in Meah Shearim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 4:17 PM

Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Emergency Knesset Committee convenes to discuss BDS activity in Ben-Gurion University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 12:09 PM

Veteran journalist to Meretz MK: 'Shame'

Yaakov Ahimeir responds sharply to MK Tamar Sandberg, who is working to annul Chametz law.Mordechai Sones, 4/12/2017, 6:10 PM

Leftist MK: Get rid of 'chametz law'

Opposition MK pushes to allow leavened products to be publicly displayed during Passover holiday, says current law harms democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2017, 11:52 AM

MK introduces 3 bills to protect overweight people

MK Tamar Zandberg introduces three bills that would protect overweight people from discrimination.JTA, 8/23/2016, 2:45 AM

Minister found to be 'out of line' for appearing in TV promo

Culture Minister Miri Regev earns official rebuke from Ethics Committee for appearing on TV promoting show starring singer Eyal Golan.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2016, 7:14 PM

Far left protests 'the most dangerous government ever'

Leftist MKs lead protest in Tel Aviv against 'war minister' Liberman the 'fascist,' and Netanyahu's 'disaster government.'Ari Yashar, 5/21/2016, 10:42 PM

Likud MK sparks outrage after questioning the 'P' in 'Palestine'

Anat Berko says letter P doesn't exist in Arabic rendering the term 'Palestine' worth debating; Tamar Zandberg blasts her as 'brainless.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 1:32 PM

Left-wing MKs rail over 'rabbis who incite'

State Control Committee considers how to deal with incitement from rabbis. Former Shin Bet head: authorities have failed.Hezki Baruch, 12/29/2015, 12:16 PM

No joke: Meretz MK attacks 'extreme center'

MK Zandberg defends President Rivlin and Breaking the Silence against Tzipi Livni and Yair Lapid.Gil Ronen, 12/14/2015, 11:59 AM

Meretz MK: Jewish Home Brought Threats On Itself

MK Tamar Zandberg claims Naftali Bennett's complaint over threats to his safety are 'victimization.' Double standard?Tova Dvorin, 8/5/2015, 10:15 PM

Report: Universities Supply Shin Bet With Student Info

A report alleges Israeli universities have been transferring personal information on their students to the Shin Bet security agency.Moshe Cohen, 6/11/2015, 9:45 AM

Tit-For-Tat: Meretz MK Moves to Ban MKs from Driving on Shabbat

MK Tamar Zandberg says bill proposal is response to Transport Minister Yisrael Katz's prevention of public transport on Shabbat.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 6:04 PM

Druze Council Nominates Katz for Israel Prize; Leftists Protest

Transportation Min. Yisrael Katz nominated for Israel Prize, protestors picket his home over no public transport on Shabbat.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 2:40 PM

Galon's Replacement Calls on Her to Retract Resignation

'A difficult morning for the left,' admits MK Zandberg, urging Meretz head to take back her resignation after party just gets four seats.Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 3/18/2015, 2:28 PM

Meretz MK Warns: Without Us, Herzog Won't Have a Government

MK Tamar Zandberg says that a vote for the "Zionist Union" instead of Meretz goes toward a right-wing government.Hezki Baruch and Ben Ariel, 3/16/2015, 4:12 AM

Official: Israeli Military Actions Unrelated to Politics

Without confirming airstrikes in Syria, Israeli official rejects opposition's claims that alleged airstrikes were politically motivated.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2014, 12:14 AM

Storm in Knesset Over Jewish State Law

Opposition MKs attack Netanyahu over his defense of the Jewish State bill; Herzog calls to establish new government.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2014, 8:30 PM

Watch: In Sderot, Meretz MK Pours Salt on Mayor's Wounds

Instead of showing solidarity and providing moral support, leftist MK incenses Sderot mayor by comparing IDF bombings to terror fire.Gil Ronen, 7/6/2014, 6:49 PM

Meretz MK Hints Be'er Sheva Shooting Related to Budget

MK Tamar Zandberg asserts the shooting in Be’er Sheva was a result of the state budget. Deputy Finance Minister: A miserable statement.Elad Benari, 5/21/2013, 4:15 AM