'Much blood and sadness was prevented'

Zionist Union MK Shelly Yachimovich praises ceasefire, says not to listen 'extreme right' calls to destroy Hamas after 200 rockets.Gary Willig, 8/10/2018, 2:13 PM

Yachimovich: Benny Gantz should join Zionist Union

Former Labor Party leader calls on former Chief of Staff to join main opposition party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 8:04 PM

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

IDF removes clip mocking Religious Zionist rabbis

IDF Spokesperson's Unit takes down video that appeared to be directed towards Religious Zionist rabbis opposing mixed-gender combat units.Tzvi Lev, 3/11/2018, 6:59 AM

'Too many Ashkenazi men winning the Israel Prize'

Zionist Union MKs play gender card, argue that fact that only one woman to receive Israel Prize in 2018 is a 'disgrace'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2018, 9:06 PM

Court rejects Yachimovich appeal for Histadrut recount

The former Labor leader claims irregularities after losing her bid to head Israel's largest labor union.Tzvi Lev, 8/14/2017, 4:05 PM

In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Final vote shows current leader Avi Nissenkorn with 62% vote, Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich with 38%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 7:10 AM

Yachimovitch claims foul play in Histadrut elections

MK Shelly Yachimovich has petitioned the court to issue a restraining order over the vote counting procedure ,claiming faulty ballot boxes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 9:32 PM

Despite protests, Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battle

After party activists jeer Labor leader, party central committee ratifies Herzog's plan to push off primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 9:30 PM

Herzog: Kick Jewish Home out and we'll join the government

Yitzhak Herzog, Shelly Yachimovich suggest that they are still open to joining government. Others in party disagree.Nitsan Keider, 6/4/2016, 11:56 PM

Drama in Labor: 'Herzog is a bald-faced liar, we need primaries'

Zionist Union sinks deeper into chaos as MK hits back at Herzog after slew of insults, accusations during press conference.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 10:57 PM

Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Supreme Court

Shelly Yachimovich demands Netanyahu fire Justice Minister after she criticized Court. Shaked: This is attempt at political assassination.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2016, 2:13 PM

Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge their blood'

MK Shelly Yachimovich urges Twitter followers to castigate centrist, leftist politicians for using the traditional phraseHezki Baruch, 1/5/2016, 9:30 AM

'If only I were a terrorist - she would love me'

Interior Minister's wife responds to MK Zehava Gal-on's call for investigation against her.Uzi Baruch, 12/19/2015, 6:57 PM

Yachimovich Offers Praise for the New Government

MK Shelly Yachimovich is optimistic: "As far a social and economic priorities, it is a much better government than the previous one."Haim Lev, Matt Wanderman, 5/16/2015, 11:40 PM

Yehimovich Blames Netanyahu for Poverty in Israel

After publication of report that over 700,000 children live below poverty line in Israel, ex-Labor head blames PM's economic policies.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2014, 10:02 AM

Livni: Labor Once Again Joins the 'Peace Camp'

Justice Minister and Hatnu'a head Tzippy Livni calls for a 'new partnership' that would include Labor to push for an Israel-PA deal.David Lev, 11/25/2013, 5:49 PM

Yachimovich: No Rush to Join the Coalition

Labor leader says there's no point in entering the coalition over "a wave of construction in the settlements."Elad Benari, 11/10/2013, 5:45 AM

Labor Head: Kerry Sounded Warning Bell

“There is no doubt that we should pay attention” to Kerry's warnings of chaos, says MK Yachimovich.Gil Ronen, 11/7/2013, 10:37 PM

Labor to Enter Coalition 'when Bayit Yehudi Leaves'

Opposition Head Yachimovich looks forward to the day when "peace talks" force out the religious Zionists.Gil Ronen, 11/2/2013, 6:21 PM

Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot in the Past

"When I was young I smoked recreational drugs a few times. The last time was 16 years ago," Yachimovich confirms.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/9/2013, 6:49 PM

Opposition Head: Netanyahu Veered Rightward

MK Yachimovich: prime minister “was sucked back to the extreme right in his party and the Bayit Yehudi.”Gil Ronen, 10/7/2013, 9:14 AM

Yachimovich Criticizes Netanyahu's UN Speech

Prime Minister Netanyahu presented the right facts in the wrong way at the UN, charges opposition leader.Elad Benari, 10/2/2013, 4:46 AM

Labor Head 'Refused to Cancel Out' with New Mom

Yesh Atid MK accuses Labor chief Yachimovich of taking advantage of the fact that an MK had given birth.Gil Ronen, 6/18/2013, 2:11 PM

Journalist Amnon Dankner Dies at 67

Dankner was editor-in-chief of Maariv for 5 years and was a friend of Olmert and Lapid.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2013, 10:17 PM

Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

MK Yachimovich says her party will only join government in case it opts to cede land.Gil Ronen, 3/9/2013, 8:53 PM

Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

Yachimovich insists that she can unseat Netanyahu but admits that chances are not high.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2013, 7:25 PM

Lapid Takes Jabs at Bennett and Netanyahu on Equal Burden

"It's not complicated. Everyone should enlist...I'm not asking them to do anything I do not ask of my children or of myself," said LapidAnnie Lubin, 1/9/2013, 7:16 PM

Livni Repeats Calls for Unity, Labor Responds: Quit the Antics

Livni has not yet given up on her hopes of forming a united front to rival Likud. Annie Lubin, 1/8/2013, 3:25 PM

Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as Prime Minister

MK Yachimovich says if she does not defeat Netanyahu, she will head opposition.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2013, 5:48 PM

‘The Great Election Debate’ Comes to Israel

Yechimovich, Lieberman, Mofaz and Lapid agree to a TV “Great Election Debate” set for January 1. Netanyahu has not yet responded. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/23/2012, 3:57 PM

Will Labor Write Netanyahu's Epitaph?

Labor chairwoman Shelley Yechimovich told her party she is ready to 'overthrow' Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu; can she?Gabe Kahn, 5/7/2012, 5:45 PM

Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party Leader

After an exciting and close second round, MK Shelly Yachimovich clinches the leadership of the Labor party.Elad Benari, 9/22/2011, 12:41 AM

Labor Leadership Race Headed for Second Round

Race for the leadership of the Labor party headed for a second round: none of the candidates was able to achieve 40% of the votes.Elad Benari, 9/13/2011, 1:36 AM