Date set for Labor primaries

Labor Party conference confirms that election for the party leadership will take place on July 2 among all party members.Chaim Lev, 6/24/2019, 3:06 AM

Avi Gabbay steps down from politics

Labor chairman announces he will not run at all for the next Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2019, 12:10 AM

Labor chief Avi Gabbay drops out of primary race

Day after key ally Tal Russo announces retirement from politics, Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay drops out of leadership race.David Rosenberg, 6/11/2019, 11:08 AM

Labor's Gabbay apologizes for calling former MK a 'sex offender'

Labor leader Avi Gabbay is ordered by the court to apologize and compensate former MK Broshi for calling him a 'sex offender' on Twitter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 6:49 PM

'Gabbay buried the Labor party'

Former Labor MK Eitan Cabel blasts Labor chairman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/1/2019, 2:06 AM

Labor to join Blue and White - or Meretz?

Labor chief announces plans to run with either Meretz, or Blue and White party, as poll shows Labor failing to cross electoral threshold.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2019, 12:14 PM

Gabbay: I wanted to stop the anti-court legislation

Labor chairman speaks about his behind the scenes contacts with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 5/31/2019, 3:35 AM

Gabbay: Labor will not save Netanyahu

Labor leader rejects Likud offer of Finance Ministry, abandonment of immunity laws in effort to prevent new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 9:07 PM

Gabbay to remain Labor chief - for now

Labor. Maj. Gen. (res.) Tal Russo, currently in the number two spot on the Labor list, announces on Thursday that he intends to resign.Sara Rubenstein, 4/11/2019, 7:04 PM

Is Labor's Avi Gabbay finished?

Pressure mounting on Labor chief to resign after disastrous election results. 'Gabbay needs to take responsibility for our loss and resign.'David Rosenberg, 4/11/2019, 3:46 PM

Labor MK: Gabbay needs to throw in the towel

MK Cabel: 'In the business world, he would have been sent packing if he had brought a company to a situation like this.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 9:22 AM

Gabbay: An electoral blow to Labor

Labor Party chairman discusses disappointing election results, but does not announce he will step down.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 12:15 AM

Gabbay slams 'lie shared by Likud, Blue and White'

Labor party chairman votes in Tel Aviv. 'Size of the party does not matter. Don't let them crush the Labor party.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/9/2019, 2:34 PM

'Shin Bet being used as a political pawn'

Labor leader Avi Gabbay says Iran did not hack Blue and White leader's phone, Shin Bet only said so at behest of PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 9:07 AM

Labor leader declines AIPAC invitation

Avi Gabbay says AIPAC conference is too close to Israeli elections for him to attend this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 3:23 PM

Education Minister: The Left's attack is hypocritical

Education Minister Bennett slams Labor leader Gabbay's criticism, says his party chooses to beat Hamas.Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2019, 1:45 PM

Gabbay calls on Netanyahu to resign over indictments

Labor chief demands Prime Minister step down after Attorney General announces plans to indict PM with bribery, fraud, breach of trust.David Rosenberg, 2/28/2019, 7:10 PM

It's final: No Labor - Meretz alliance

Labor chief Avi Gabbay tells Meretz chairwoman his party will not form joint list for election.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 5:58 PM

Yesh Atid MK joins Labor slate

MK Haim Jelin, who quit Yesh Atid, and MK Yael Cohen Paran, who was with Livni's party, placed in reserved spots on Labor Knesset list.Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2019, 5:12 AM

Labor panicking; Alliance with Meretz coming?

Senior Labor officials ask Gabbay to work towards an alliance with Meretz in light of poor poll numbers.Elad Benari, 2/8/2019, 2:40 AM

Barak: The leftist camp is not united because of ego

Former prime minister calls on supporters of the left to unite behind the leadership of Avi Gabbay.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2019, 4:50 AM

Victory for Gabbay at Labor Central Committee

Labor Party Central Committee approves Gabbay's proposal to reserve spots on Knesset list for candidates of his choice.Yoni Kempinski, 1/11/2019, 2:38 AM

Labor MK: My polygraph proves Gabbay lied

Labor MK Eitan Cabel accuses party leader Avi Gabbay of threatening to destroy party, failure of leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 8:31 PM

Gabbay: Running with Gantz no longer an option

Labor chairman says he was trying for a year to convince former IDF Chief of Staff to join forces, without success.Elad Benari, 1/10/2019, 5:11 AM

MK Yechimovich released from hospital

'Thank you to all who care so much, it'll take time to answer you all,' wrote Yechimovich. 'I'm released from hospital, everything's fine.'Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2019, 8:20 PM

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 reserves 3 spots for women on Labor's Knesset list

Labor party to vote on list for upcoming elections on Thursday as party approves reservation of certain slots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 5:07 PM

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

Behind the scenes at the political ambush

Gil Hoffman takes us behind the scenes during and after the event which saw the breakup of the Zionist Union.The Land Of Israel Network, 1/3/2019, 1:30 PM

Labor MK: Gabbay needs to consider giving up his place

MK Cabel attacks leadership of Labor party head. 'In the business world, he would have handed over the reins long ago.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 11:06 AM

After breakup, Livni fires back: Gabbay not fit to be PM

'Split surprised me, but I don't feel I was humiliated.' MK Tzipi Livni speaks out after Labor chief ends alliance without warning.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 10:59 AM

Labor MK: We'd dump 'dictator' Gabbay if we could

Following dissolution of Zionist Union, Labor MKs rip party chairman Avi Gabbay, accusing him of behaving 'like a dictator'.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 9:59 AM

Ex-Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to join Labor?

Sources close to Labor chief Avi Gabbay say Labor is examining possibility of joint run with Moshe Yaalon's new faction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 8:20 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

Gabbay: Livni treated me like garbage

Following dramatic dissolution of Zionist Union, Labor chief Avi Gabbay has choice words for former partner Livni, blaming her for split.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 1:38 PM

Stunned by Zionist Union breakup, Livni vows 'revolution'

MK Tzipi Livni leaves room stunned after Labor chief announces end to Zionist Union, later vows 'revolution in upcoming election'.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2019, 12:47 PM

Zionist Union breaks up

Labor splits from Zionist Union, leaving Tzipi Livni's Hatnuah on its own. Labor MK says party aiming for new alliance with Benny Gantz.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2019, 11:21 AM

Livni: Put the ego aside for the sake of the revolution

Opposition leader hints she does not support Avi Gabbay's position that he will head the party's list no matter what.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2018, 4:39 AM

Gabbay offered Gantz to head Zionist Union

Zionist Union chairman reportedly offered former IDF chief of staff to lead the party in his place, but Gantz turned down the offer.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2018, 3:44 AM

Gabbay: Elections are between me and Netanyahu

Zionist Union leaders vow to 'save Israeli democracy' from Netanyahu in early elections in April.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2018, 7:30 PM

'Gabbay was right' projected on Hadera chimneys

Zionist Union launches new campaign focusing on cost of living and the rise in electricity prices.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2018, 5:28 AM

Barak continues efforts to form left-wing bloc

After meetings with Ya'alon and Livni, Ehud Barak now holds a summit with Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay.Tzvi Lev, 12/1/2018, 8:04 PM

Kahlon, Bennett, Be Courageous!

Zionist Union Chairman encourages ministers to leave coalition and the PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 4:39 PM

Gabbay calls for elections to be held in March

Labor leader calls for Knesset elections to be held at the earliest date possible.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/16/2018, 10:07 PM

Gabbay and Livni call for elections

Zionist Union chairman, opposition leader hold joint press conference following Liberman's resignation.Elad Benari, 11/15/2018, 4:05 AM

Opposition heads accuse PM of corruption amid scandal

Amid charges in Case 3000 submarine affair, Gabbay says Netanyahu's actions amount to 'treason'.Tzvi Lev, 11/8/2018, 4:42 PM

Gabbay: Netanyahu surrendered to Hamas

Zionist Union chairman accuses Netanyahu of surrendering to Hamas in speech at Rabin memorial.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2018, 1:50 AM

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