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

Gabbay meets Jordanian king

Labor leader tells King Abdullah II he is committed to a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 10/9/2018, 5:46 AM

Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

German finance minister meets with Zionist Union chairman, asking him how Nationality Law can be corrected.Nitzan Keidar, 10/4/2018, 2:17 PM

Labor leader: Raise electoral threshold, don't lower it

Labor leader Avi Gabbay claims suggestion to lower electoral threshold stems from 'petty' motives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 1:51 PM

Gabbay: Investigate 'Israeli official' in Manafort case

Head of main opposition party calls on PM to launch immediate investigation into identity of official in case of Trump campaign manager.Gary Willig, 9/16/2018, 7:14 PM

Labor chief: If I go down, I'm taking the rest of you with me

As polls show Labor losing more than half its seats, faction members slam party chief Avi Gabbay. 'He wants to get just 10 seats.'David Rosenberg, 9/7/2018, 11:41 AM

Labor chief: Yesh Atid surrendered

Internal conflict in left-center camp continues after polls predict Likud victory with significant gap over competing parties.Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 3:38 PM

Gabbay: Arab MKs are not traitors

Zionist Union leader says Arab MKs going to UN to have resolution condemning Israel does not rise to the level of treason, not a big deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 6:17 PM

Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Opposition MKs criticize Joint List over initiative to have Israel condemned by the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 12:04 AM

Gabbay: 'I don't trust Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett'

'If choice between agreement and operation run by Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett, I choose agreement," Gabbay says.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 12:10 PM

Gabbay invites Ehud Barak to join Zionist Union

Zionist Union party leader says he will never join government led by Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2018, 11:55 AM

Broshi says he will sue Shelly Yachimovitch

Zionist Union MK Eitan Broshi attempting to sue fellow legislator after she accuses him of sexual harrasement.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2018, 9:02 AM

Gabbay: Netanyahu and Liberman eliminated Israel's deterrence

Zionist Union points finger at Netanyahu and Liberman as Hamas continues to shower Israel with rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 7:37 PM

'They dominate the Druze to hurt Netanyahu'

MK Mickey Zohar accuses Left and especially 'Zionist Union' chair of stirring up Druze anger to harm right-wing government.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2018, 4:20 PM

Culture minister: Left busies itself with petty politics

Culture Minister Regev slams left for protesting Nationality Law instead of focusing on bigger issues.Hezki Baruch, 8/4/2018, 11:56 PM

Broshi sues Gabbay for slander

Zionist Union MK files libel suit against party leader, claiming he was suspended in violation of party constitution.Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2018, 11:51 AM

Liberman and Gabbay trade barbs on Twitter

After Defense Minister wonders why people are leaving the Labor party, its chairman fires back.Elad Benari, 8/1/2018, 4:08 AM

Zionist Union leader: I won't apologize to MK Broshi

Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay says he won't apologize to MK Broshi for calling him a 'sex offender.'Hezki Baruch, 7/30/2018, 8:38 PM

Zionist MK Eitan Broshi to sue party leader Avi Gabbay

Broshi says Gabbay cannot suspend him after sexual assault allegations surfaced and that he was wrong to call him a 'sex offender.'Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 1:56 PM

Major blow to embattled Zionist Union MK Eitan Broshi

The Kibbutz movement, a major power base for Broshi, urges him to step aside over sexual harrasement allegations.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 11:41 AM

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

'Yesh Atid wants to join Netanyahu government'

Zionist Union chairman slams Yesh Atid party, says his is the 'only option' for replacing PM Netanyahu.Chana Roberts, 7/4/2018, 1:16 PM

MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay meets Pope Francis, discusses Middle East and the ways to promote peace.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 5:43 AM

Gabbay: Lapid a traitor to the opposition

Labor Party leader slams Yesh Atid faction for vote in favor of government draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 4:00 PM

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.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2018, 5:10 PM

Livni threatens, Gabbay evades

Livni demands opposition chairwomanship after Herzog's retirement, declaring it only way to continue partnership with Labor Party.Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2018, 4:02 PM

Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

Avi Gabbay plans trip to Vatican, will meet with Pope Francis in visit organized by journalist who arranged 2014 papal visit to Israel.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2018, 10:54 AM

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Avi Gabbay says his party will oppose any law which does not 'share the burden' of military service equally.David Rosenberg, 6/18/2018, 2:59 PM

Gabbay: I'm not against religion, I'm against religious coercion

Zionist Union chairman explains his views after taking public transportation to the beach on Shabbat, angering haredim.Chaim Lev, 6/18/2018, 12:07 AM

Gabbay hails public Sabbath desecration, haredim outraged

Zionist Union Chairman tweets during Sabbath about traveling by public transportation to beach; angry responses from some haredi MKs.Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 12:14 PM

Labor leader: Why should I take part in a crybaby campaign?

Labor Chairman Gabbay slams Yesh Atid Chairman for claiming 'fake news' and making a 'crybaby campaign.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2018, 5:37 PM

'Kotel belongs to everyone, even Christians'

Labor party leader pledges to implement Western Wall deal if elected Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 8:34 PM

Labor leader: I intend to serve as prime minister

Labor leader Gabbay denies report claiming he agreed to allow former IDF Chief of Staff Gantz to serve as party candidate for PM.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/11/2018, 11:56 AM

Report: Former Chief of Staff to run for PM

Former Chief of Staff Benny Gantz may run as Zionist Union's candidate for prime minister, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2018, 1:00 PM

Gabbay's zigzagging

Zionist Union chairman criticizes ministers who called to conquer Gaza, after last year calling for the same thing.Elad Benari, 5/31/2018, 5:07 AM

Gabbay: Annexation is not our way

Zionist Union chairman speaks out against initiative published by MK Eitan Cabel which calls for annexation of "settlement blocs".Refael Levy, 5/29/2018, 5:05 AM

Labor party activists abandon Gabbay conference

Party activists walk out after conference organizers refuse to allow questions about process of election of Labor leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 8:44 PM

Gabbay: Smotrich is the real prime minister

Zionist Union chairman blasts government for promoting Overrule Clause, calls on Netanyahu to stop blindly following the Jewish Home.Ido Ben Porat, 4/16/2018, 2:04 AM

Israeli Labor party suspends ties with Jeremy Corbyn

Labor leader Gabbay cuts ties with British counterpart of rampant anti-Semitism allowed in British Labour party.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2018, 6:08 PM

Avi Gabbay to Trump: Don't leave Syria

Zionist Union leader tells US President that his intention to pull American troops out of Syria will only help Assad commit more atrocities.Tzvi Lev, 4/8/2018, 7:03 PM

Zandberg apologizes for working with right-wing PR whiz

New Meretz head apologizes for working with right-wing spin doctor but slams critics for 'exaggerating incident beyond its proportions'.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 5:36 PM

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

'Families don't know if they will have food for Passover'

Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay packs food baskets for needy families and slams the government for 'ignoring the poor'.Hezki Baruch , 3/22/2018, 10:03 PM

Gabbay: I'm not going anywhere

Zionist Union chairman says he won't step down because of the polls.Hezki Baruch, 3/18/2018, 5:05 AM

Gabbay: Today we saw who really is afraid of elections

Zionist Union chairman blasts agreement which prevent elections, says "the days of this bad government are very short".Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2018, 4:07 AM

'We are not the coalition's suckers'

Zionist Union unwilling to help Netanyahu postpone new elections if budget talks with UTJ fall through. 'We're not suckers'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 8:31 PM

Ehud Barak: No plans to return to politics 'at this stage'

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak tells Arutz Sheva that he has no plans to return and lead the struggling Zionist Union party.Tzvi Lev, 3/8/2018, 7:54 PM

'Hefetz signed, Bibi's fate sealed'

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak claims Hefetz cooperation will end Netanyahu career. DM Liberman: 'Don't try to pressure the system.'Mordechai Sones - Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2018, 7:18 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

'Netanyahu has lost the ability to lead the country'

Zionist Union head says Netanyahu invited coalition crisis by projecting weakness.Tzvi Lev , 3/1/2018, 10:06 PM

Gabbay: The Netanyahu era is over

Zionist Union chairman instructs party members to prepare for elections in the wake of the latest developments in Netanyahu investigations.Elad Benari, 2/21/2018, 5:42 AM

Netanyahu did some good for Israel, but it's time for him to go

Zionist Union chief says time has come to stop 'glorifying the settlements', vows to reboot negotiations with PA.Eliran Baruch, 2/19/2018, 2:12 PM

Zionist Union demands Netanyahu step down

Gabbay says Netanyahu era is over after police recommend he be indicted for bribery.Elad Benari, 2/14/2018, 4:07 AM

Gabbay: Annexing Judea and Samaria would be a catastrophe

Labor chief blasts proposal to extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea, Samaria, says idea would be a 'disaster' for the State of Israel.David Rosenberg, 2/11/2018, 10:54 PM

Gabbay: If peace talks fail, we should unilaterally withdraw

Zionist Union chairman says Israel should unilaterally withdraw from Judea and Samaria if peace talks with PA fail.Elad Benari, 2/4/2018, 6:36 AM

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

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