Ehud Barak expected to speak out on visits to Epstein home

Former Israeli PM plans address after photos show him entering disgraced financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, Wednesday, 2:32 PM

Labor, Meretz preparing for joint run

Leaders of Labor and Meretz meet in bid to create joint left-wing ticket. Will Ehud Barak's new Democratic Israel join?Shimon Cohen, Wednesday, 8:35 AM

Barak in Ariel: This is how we'll set Israel's borders

Former PM: Within two years of the establishment of a government, we will establish a border that will cover all of our security interests.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:39 AM

Why did Ehud Barak cover his face?

British newspaper publishes photos of former PM at entrance to the home of disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 12:04 AM

Ehud Barak admits visiting Epstein's infamous private island

Former PM says he met with disgraced NY financier Jeffrey Epstein on numerous occasions, but says he never met girls trafficked by Epstein.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 12:22 PM

Lapid: Barak won't pass electoral threshold

Blue and White leader says former PM Barak's new party won't pass threshold, will waste 100,000 votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:01 PM

From Peace Now to Barak's new party

Former director general of Peace Now officially joins Ehud Barak’s new party.Orli Harari, Monday, 5:31 AM

'They're terrorizing me, it's all spin'

'There's no claim against me for any offense,' Ehud Barak says about his dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, recently indicted for sex offenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 10:32 PM

Ehud Barak’s Napoleonic complex will save Israeli Democracy?

The only way to understand Ehud Barak's hubris is to remember Napoleon. Ariel Natan Pasko, 7/9/2019, 11:58 PM

Barak considering apologizing to Arabs

Former PM advised to apologize for deaths of rioters in October, 2000 as he launches new party for Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 10:28 PM

Tzipi Livni returning to politics?

Former Justice Minister dropped out of politics ahead of April election - but is now weighing new Knesset bid on joint left-wing ticket.David Rosenberg, 7/8/2019, 12:12 PM

Will former Peace Now leader join Barak?

Former Prime Minister trying to recruit Meretz activist and former Peace Now Secretary-General Avi Buskila to his new party.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2019, 6:35 AM

Ehud Barak cites Talmud in attack on Israeli Right

Ex-PM accuses Netanyahu of 'straying from Herzl's path' - then cites Talmudic passage used by anti-Zionists to criticize creation of Israel.David Rosenberg, 7/7/2019, 5:32 PM

Barak: Netanyahu relies on 'Kahanists,' we won't sit with him

Barak continues attack on Netanyahu, who he says allies with 'messianic Kahanists' before whom Shamir would exit Knesset when they spoke.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2019, 9:04 AM

Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

'The State of Israel is just ahead of a complete collapse of Israeli democracy,' Barak tweets on Saturday evening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:13 PM

'We won't sit with Netanyahu; we'll end Israbluff draft'

Former Prime Minister declares party position on religion and state, 'We're against incitement, against invasion of individual's space.'Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2019, 7:26 PM

Yitzhak Rabin’s granddaughter joins Ehud Barak's new party

Noa Rothman, granddaughter of slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, joins former PM Ehud Barak's new political party.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/2/2019, 7:39 AM

Barak blasts Edelstein: He's trying to rescue Netanyahu

Former PM fires back after Knesset Speaker calls him "the most failed Prime Minister Israel has ever had".Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2019, 5:36 AM

Shmuli: If elected, I will join forces with Ehud Barak

Labor MK Itzik Shmuli: We need to bring back a lot of people we lost along the way and I believe I'm the man who is the most fit to do that.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 6:49 AM

The last thing Israel needs is Ehud Barak in a leadership role

Ehud Barak was clueless on strategic matters and careless in decision making.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 6/29/2019, 9:59 PM

Blue and White leader: 'Barak and I can sit in the same party'

MK Gabi Ashkenazi says he and Ehud Barak have 'the same goal, if he'll help us change the government, that's great.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 9:32 PM

Ehud Barak's #2 does not rule out cabinet with Ayman Odeh

Barak new party member Yair Golan refers to possibility next government will be formed with Arab parties. 'Why make them illegitimate?'Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2019, 10:52 AM

'Barak thinks we forgot his failed tenure'

Former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked blasts Ehud Barak following his announcement of a return to politics.Ido Ben Porat, 6/27/2019, 3:13 AM

Ehud Barak returns to political life

Former PM announces he intends to stand at head of new party that will compete for left-wing vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 6:32 PM

Will Barak and former Deputy Chief of Staff run together?

Former IDF deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan reportedly working to recruit former MKs and leftists for Ehud Barak's new party.Ben Ariel, 6/24/2019, 6:00 AM

Barak warns of escalation with Iran

Former PM: We are closer to a regional confrontation with Iran. I worry about what the Israeli cabinet would do if that happens.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2019, 12:59 AM

Lapid and Barak held secret meeting

MK Yair Lapid met secretly with former PM. The two may be looking into cooperating ahead of the Knesset elections.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2019, 6:09 AM

Report: Barak will run as part of independent party

Former Prime Minister reportedly decides to run for Knesset as part of an independent party and not with the Labor Party.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 2:15 AM

Report: Barak won't form new party

Former PM has decided not to establish a new party ahead of the September elections.Elad Benari, 6/6/2019, 6:40 AM

Will Ehud Barak form a new party?

According to report, former prime minister is considering returning to political life and running at the head of an independent list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 10:57 PM

Barak: I will vote for Labor

Former Prime Minister announces his support for the Labor Party in Tuesday's elections.Ben Ariel, 4/9/2019, 6:25 AM

Report: Iran holding information from Ehud Barak's phone

The Shin Bet informed former PM that his phone had been breached and there was concern that the information in it is held by Iranians.Elad Benari, 3/17/2019, 11:43 PM

'Barak is the most failed prime minister in Israel's history'

Likud fires back after former PM says leak on hacking of Gantz's phone is meant to take attention away from Netanyahu's investigations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 6:10 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Generals in Israeli politics

As a rule, on entering Israeli politics, senior military and security figures have played a troubling role, which has—almost uniformly—proved disastrous, both for the country and/or for themselves. Dr. Martin Sherman, 1/18/2019, 12:33 PM

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

Is Ehud Barak rejoining politics?

'For months, I've been speaking to anyone that wants to be part of a center-left bloc that can defeat Netanyahu.'Tzvi Lev, 12/27/2018, 2:56 PM

Barak considering joining anti-Netanyahu bloc

Former PM not ruling out possibility of returning to politics and taking on Netanyahu. Likud: The public kicked him out.Elad Benari, 12/25/2018, 12:07 AM

Ehud Barak: Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme

Former PM Ehud Barak blasts digital 'crypto-currencies' like Bitcoin as 'Ponzi schemes'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 1:34 PM

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

Will Barak, Livni, and Ya'alon unite?

Report says Ehud Barak engineering merger of center-left bloc in an attempt to end years of right-wing rule.Tzvi Lev, 11/24/2018, 7:38 PM

Barak: Submarine scandal borders on treason

Former prime minister says 'Case 3000' borders on treason, says Netanyahu needs to resign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 6:08 PM

Barak compares Netanyahu to Romanian dictator

Former PM compares Netanyahu to Ceausescu. Likud fires back: Barak is delusional.Elad Benari, 9/17/2018, 3:05 AM

Barak: Proto-Fascist government must be stopped

Former PM Ehud Barak says general's warnings about similarities to 1930s Germany are coming true, Netanyahu must be stopped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 8:20 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

Barak: Yair Golan told the truth

Former Defense Minister backs Yair Golan's controversial statements, blasts Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 8/15/2018, 2:03 AM

'You keep on tweeting, we'll keep on leading'

Jewish Home Chairman responds to former PM who lashed out at Jewish Home Party, 'the national tweeter with his daily provocation.'Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2018, 11:31 AM

'Bennett and Shaked threaten future of Zionism'

Former DM: 'Vision of Jewish Home with man and woman heading it is racist and messianic, with their rabbis Lior and Ginsburgh.'Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2018, 11:02 AM

Barak: Time to 'go to war' over Nationality Law

Ehud Barak calls on High Court to torpedo Nationality Law. Shaked calls Barak a 'coward' in response.Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 4:25 PM

'Ehud Barak has nothing but demagoguery and lies'

Tourism Minister says former PM cannot accept that his policies failed, resorts to fear-mongering to stay relevant.Shimon Cohen, 7/18/2018, 7:19 PM

Ehud Barak worried Israel becoming 'messianic state'

Former PM blasts current government, says Bennett, Netanyahu leading Israel to Arab majority in undemocratic state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 8:20 PM

Barak blasts Akunis: New record for stupidity

Former PM unhappy after Science Minister rejects appointment of professor who signed a letter encouraging refusal to enlist.Elad Benari, 7/9/2018, 5:13 AM

Ehud Barak: I've dealt with threats for 76 years

Former PM dismisses report Shin Bet warned him of Iranian plots on his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2018, 8:29 PM

Security detail for Barak and Olmert

Report: Knesset committee to approve security for former prime ministers for a period of 20 years at the request of the Shin Bet.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2018, 4:06 AM

An unusual meeting at Barak's home

Report: Shin Bet chief Bet warned former PM of Iranian attempts to harm him and other senior Israeli officials while abroad.Ido Ben Porat, 7/3/2018, 3:42 AM

Netanyahu: Barak has lost it

Netanyahu mocks Ehud Barak after he compares Netanyahu and his wife to King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.Elad Benari, 6/27/2018, 6:36 AM

'Ehud Barak torpedoed fence, allowing infiltrators in'

Chaim Ramon: Former DM Ehud Barak torpedoed southern fence construction in 2007, allowing entry of nearly 30,000 infiltrators into Israel.Mordechai Sones, 5/9/2018, 3:45 PM

Israel too Jewish? Top US mag thinks so

Wouldn't it be great if Israelis stopped kvetching to the media? Jack Engelhard, 5/1/2018, 10:30 PM