Labor to choose new leader in nationwide primary vote

65,000 Labor party members to head to the polls Tuesday to choose new party chair, after incumbent Avi Gabbay dropped out of race.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 8:46 AM

The cultural transformation in Israeli politics

A "New Majority" emerged in Israel in the 1970s essentially composed of three constituencies that shaped election results, but did not manage to rule.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 6/23/2019, 9:02 AM

Labor's Amir Peretz eyes alliances to take right-wing seats

Ex-Defense Minister vows to create Labor into ideological alternative to Israeli Right, plans alliances to attract right-wing voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 11:03 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

MK Tal Russo, second on Labor list, quits politics

IDF General (Res) and MK Tal Russo, a close ally of Labor chief Avi Gabbay, announces retirement from politics.David Rosenberg, 6/10/2019, 11:52 AM

MK Shafir announces she will run for Labor leader

MK Stav Shafir officially announces she will be running for the leadership of the Labor Party ahead of September elections.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 12:44 AM

Labor: Primaries will be open to all party members

Labor party leadership seeks to preserve Knesset list used in April elections, to hold primaries if plan is not approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 4:16 PM

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

Chaim Ramon: The Labor party's role in history is over

Can the left's crisis be fixed? Is there a chance that the Labor party will return to its status as a ruling party?Shimon Cohen, 4/14/2019, 7:16 PM

Herzog: Blue and White may be the new Labor party

Jewish Agency leader says Labor party's historic role in development of Israel has come to an end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 4:04 PM

Labor accuses Blue and White of being 'right-wing'

Labor party accuses Blue and White party of having the same ideology of the Likud party, seeking to continue Netanyahu's policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 4:49 PM

'Shabbat bus' to continue? It depends who you ask

Labor party says judge ruled in favor of buses on the Shabbat, while Shas says the opposite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 9:22 PM

Will IDF general be disqualified from Labor slate?

Central Elections Committee says Major General Tal Russo may not have completed cooling-off period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 6:40 AM

'Shabbat bus' drives ahead - for a fee

Labor party keeps 'Shabbat bus' service, but cancels plan to offer it free of charge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 6:39 PM

Shmuli, Shafir and Yechimovich head Labor list

Itzik Shmuli, Stav Shafir, Shelly Yechimovich and Amir Peretz elected to top spots in Labor primaries. Eitan Cabel in the 15th spot.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2019, 11:28 PM

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

'Paving the way for the next Yigal Amir'

Major (Res.) Yaya Fink accuses Shaked and national-religious rabbis of paving way for the 'next Yigal Amir'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 7:22 PM

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 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

A female haredi MK - in Labor Party?

Activist who founded all-female party in haredi town to run in Labor Party's primaries in bid for Knesset seat.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2019, 7:39 PM

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

Knesset approves dissolving of Zionist Union

Knesset House Committee approves split of Zionist Union back into Labor and Hatnuah parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 8:02 PM

The strange demand of the Labor Secretary General

Labor Party secretary calls on PM to apologize for part in demonstrations preceding Rabin assassination, ties demand to PM's 69th birthday.Mordechai Sones, 10/21/2018, 2:04 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 party blames 'right-wing settlers' for Rabin's death

Video accuses 'settlers' of trying to create country 'where women are property, gays are persecuted, blacks are sent to their deaths'.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 7:11 PM

Anti-Semitism and Brexit drive Britain downhill

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's double talk.Walter Bingham, 8/10/2018, 6:55 PM

Meretz: Change Israel's anthem to Socialist Internationale

After remaining in pro-BDS Socialist International, Meretz proposes change to Nationality Law to abandon Hatikva.Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2018, 5:55 PM

Labor withdraws from international socialist organization

Israeli Labor party refuses to remain in Socialist International after group adopts BDS resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 10:13 PM

Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Defense Minister says it is to be expected that Labor would vote against draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 4:35 PM

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

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

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

British Jews: Corbyn stands with anti-Semites

Leaders of British Jewry say 'enough is enough' in open letter to British Labor party after series of anti-Semitic scandals.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 3:55 PM

Olmert: Ehud Barak torpedoed deal to free Gilad Shalit

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert accuses Ehud Barak of torpedoing deal to free captured soldier Gilad Shalit.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 6:14 PM

MK Bahloul contemplating leaving Labor

"I do not always feel good in the Labor party," says MK Zouheir Bahloul.Chaim Lev, 1/18/2018, 4:43 AM

Gabbay prefers election victory over ideology

Labor party chairman: If I have to decide between an ideological concept and an election victory, I choose to win.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 3:05 AM

'Labor is finally returning to its roots'

Some in Labor party back Avi Gabbay's recent right-leaning pronouncements, contending that he is returning the party to its roots.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2017, 10:04 PM

Avi Gabbay refuses to retract his remarks on 'the settlements'

'Land of Israel belongs to the Jews, God promised it to Abraham,' says Zionist Union chief.Tzvi Lev, 10/17/2017, 11:46 AM

Labor leader: I will not evacuate 'settlements'

Avi Gabbay says peace agreement does not have be an agreement to evict Jews from their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2017, 8:36 PM

Peretz: We await a government headed by Gabbay

MK Amir Peretz meets supporters, calls on them to back new Labor leader.Elad Benari, 7/14/2017, 4:16 AM

Poll: Netanyahu retains 2-1 edge over Gabbay, Lapid

Survey shows Netanyahu remains preferred choice for Prime Minister, as Likud opens 8-seat lead over Lapid.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2017, 8:58 PM

'Gabbay is a pleasant man but he has no experience'

MK David Amsalem isn't too bothered by Avi Gabbay's election as Labor chairman. "He lacks the experience."Benny Tocker, 7/13/2017, 5:43 AM

'Gabbay will bring back votes from Lapid'

MK Eitan Broshi confident that Labor under Avi Gabbay will return to power.Benny Tocker, 7/13/2017, 4:14 AM

Herzog to remain opposition leader

New Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay asks outgoing leader to continue as opposition leader because he is currently not an MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 4:05 PM

Poll: Gabbay bypasses Lapid in popularity

Labor party's popularity soars in first polls after Avi Gabbay wins Labor party leadership, overtakes Yesh Atid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 8:28 PM

'Bibi, Bennett and their servants are sweating'

Former PM congratulates Avi Gabbay, says Israel is "closer to a revolution".Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 5:15 AM

'Labor elected a radical leftist leader'

Avi Naim, head of the Beit Aryeh council, relates to the election of Avi Gabbay as Labor chairman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 1:06 AM

'We will take care of Dimona and not only Amona'

Newly elected Labor chairman Avi Gabbay gives victory speech, calls on Peretz to work toward unity.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 11:21 PM

Avi Gabbay wins Labor party leadership race

Outsider beats current party leader and veteran MK to lead Labor partyArutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2017, 9:38 PM

Gabai: Bennett using public funds for 'religious brainwashing'

Labor party candidates Amir Peretz and Avi Gabai blast Education Minister, claim he is using gov't money to 'bring pupils close to Judaism.'Uzi Baruch, 7/9/2017, 3:51 PM

Druze minister: The Labour Party is commiting suicide

Communications Minister says second round of Labor Party primary voting likely to split up party, lead to break-away faction.Ido Ben Porat, 7/6/2017, 9:36 PM

Gabai: Party members want change

Former Minister Avi Gabai, who will run against Amir Peretz in the second round of the Labor primaries, addresses his supporters.Hezki Baruch, 7/5/2017, 12:37 AM

Herzog loses Labor party leadership

MK Amir Peretz and former minister Avi Gabai to face off in second round of Labor primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 11:14 PM

Zionist Union MK willing to form coalition with Arabs

MK Erel Margalit, who is running for the Labor leadership, won't rule out sitting in a coalition with Joint List.Ben Ariel, 6/19/2017, 4:37 AM

"The left has lost its direction"

Haredi candidate for Labor party leadership says Likud has brought economic ruin, and Labor ignores the common people outside of Tel Aviv.Shimon Cohen, 6/12/2017, 6:54 PM