Merav Michaeli to run for Labor Party leadership

Merav Michaeli to run for Labor Party leadership

Court overrules decision by Minister Amir Peretz to cancel Labor Party primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2021, 2:59 PM
Amir Peretz: 'I'm running for president'

Amir Peretz: 'I'm running for president'

Economy Minister declares for first time he intends to run for office, although he has been preparing for presidential race many months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2020, 10:37 AM
Bahraini trade delegation arrives in Israel

Bahraini trade delegation arrives in Israel

Delegation headed by Bahrain Minister of Trade & Industry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2020, 12:54 PM
Labor ministers to vote in favor of dissolving the Knesset

Labor ministers to vote in favor of dissolving the Knesset

Ministers Amir Peretz and Itzik Shmuli announce they will vote in favor of the law to dissolve the Knesset on Wednesday.Elad Benari, 12/1/2020, 6:58 AM
Victory for Amir Peretz

Victory for Amir Peretz

Labor Party Central Committee authorizes Peretz to negotiate with Blue and White on a joint election run. There will be no primaries.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2020, 4:30 AM
Labor MK demands primaries for party leadership

Labor MK demands primaries for party leadership

MK Merav Michaeli in letter to Minister Amir Peretz: You and your partner are no longer part of the Labor Party.Hezki Baruch, 11/19/2020, 6:43 AM
Amir Peretz: 'One of Israel's most important issues is healing the rifts'

Amir Peretz: 'One of Israel's most important issues is healing the rifts'

Labor Min. Amir Peretz eyes presidency, says he's discussing candidacy with other MKs.Shimon Cohen, 8/17/2020, 12:18 PM
Amir Peretz: If there are elections, Netanyahu will lose

Amir Peretz: If there are elections, Netanyahu will lose

Economy Minister says he is willing to run with Benny Gantz's party. 'It's like sitting with my friends from the Labor party.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2020, 5:07 PM
Report: Netanyahu offered five ministerial portfolios to Labor MKs

Report: Netanyahu offered five ministerial portfolios to Labor MKs

Netanyahu's attempts to form a government without Benny Gantz reportedly continued until the very last minute.Elad Benari, 4/22/2020, 2:33 AM
PM Netanyahu meets with Blue & White head Gantz, no details released

PM Netanyahu meets with Blue & White head Gantz, no details released

Reports of progress conflict with reports of red lines both parties refuse to crossHezki Baruch, 4/6/2020, 3:58 PM
Blue and White and Labor decide on dialogue to unite factions

Blue and White and Labor decide on dialogue to unite factions

Blue and White, Labor, begin working to unite factions. Ya'alon: 'It's not too late to regret navigational error.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2020, 3:21 PM
Peretz terminates alliance with Meretz

Peretz terminates alliance with Meretz

Labor chairman informs Meretz chairman that he will end the alliance between the parties. Tamar Zandberg on Peretz: Opportunist and a cheat.Hezki Baruch, 4/5/2020, 4:38 AM
Close relatives of Amir Peretz die from coronavirus

Close relatives of Amir Peretz die from coronavirus

2 members of Peretz family in Morocco die after contracting coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2020, 5:56 PM
Amir Peretz expected to join Netanyahu-Gantz government

Amir Peretz expected to join Netanyahu-Gantz government

Labor MKs expected to join unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 10:58 PM
Could Labor join Netanyahu's coalition?

Could Labor join Netanyahu's coalition?

Labor chairman Amir Peretz hints he is considering following in the footsteps of Benny Gantz and joining Netanyahu’s coalition.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/28/2020, 12:17 AM
Amir Peretz will be appointed Interim Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz will be appointed Interim Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz, the most senior Knesset Member, will convene the Knesset on Thursday to elect a permanent Knesset Speaker.Elad Benari, 3/26/2020, 12:30 AM
Amir Peretz, Left bloc demand election of new Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz, Left bloc demand election of new Knesset Speaker

Left bloc leaders are pressuring Knesset Speaker Edelstein to resign his position ahead of tomorrow's swearing-in ceremony.Eitan Divinsky, 3/15/2020, 10:50 PM
Former Histadrut chairman backs unity government

Former Histadrut chairman backs unity government

Former Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini urges Amir Peretz to immediately join Netanyahu's government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 6:22 AM
Labor Party chief requests additional coronavirus funding

Labor Party chief requests additional coronavirus funding

Amir Peretz reiterated support for establishment of narrow gov't supported by Joint List, Meretz head flung accusations at Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2020, 5:09 PM
Report: Peretz sought to become Knesset Speaker - and was rejected

Report: Peretz sought to become Knesset Speaker - and was rejected

Labor chairman reportedly asked Blue and White to be appointed Knesset Speaker, but Gantz rejected the request.Elad Benari, 3/10/2020, 6:27 AM
Report: Netanyahu sending messengers to Amir Peretz

Report: Netanyahu sending messengers to Amir Peretz

PM and his associates reportedly have been sending emissaries to convince Labor leader to join a Likud-led government.Elad Benari, 3/9/2020, 4:27 AM
Labor leader: 'All attempts to form a government are legitimate'

Labor leader: 'All attempts to form a government are legitimate'

MK Amir Peretz praises those working to form 'government of change and hope,' says PM Netanyahu's warning is 'illegitimate and dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2020, 8:36 PM
Report: Netanyahu considering partnership with Labor

Report: Netanyahu considering partnership with Labor

Likud and Labor mayors met to discuss possible cooperation.Hezki Baruch, 3/4/2020, 8:46 PM
The offer received by Orly Levy-Abekasis

The offer received by Orly Levy-Abekasis

Likud reportedly proposed to Gesher chairwoman that she join a coalition in exchange for promoting her father's candidacy for President.Elad Benari, 3/4/2020, 4:44 AM
Labor MK Itzik Shmuli: 'We were cut in half; the result is poor'

Labor MK Itzik Shmuli: 'We were cut in half; the result is poor'

MK Shmuli reacts to Labor Party crash in polls: 'Had it not been for the union I pushed, Zionist Left would have been erased.'Mordechai Sones, 3/3/2020, 7:24 PM
Peretz blames Blue and White

Peretz blames Blue and White

Labor-Gesher-Meretz head does not intend to step down despite election failure: In critical moments, Blue and White harmed the entire camp.Elad Benari, 3/3/2020, 2:18 AM
Amir Peretz reveals: Government supported by the Joint List

Amir Peretz reveals: Government supported by the Joint List

Labor-Gesher-Meretz chairman: We will first swear in a government with Yisrael Beytenu and the Joint List supporting from the outside.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/28/2020, 8:37 PM
Labor head: 'Netanyahu strengthens Hamas'

Labor head: 'Netanyahu strengthens Hamas'

Labor Chair Amir Peretz stops in at Nativ HaAsarah: 'Bibi lets Hamas determine reality, height of flames, and schedule between rounds.'Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2020, 6:23 PM
Labor approves agreement with Meretz

Labor approves agreement with Meretz

Amir Peretz: When we approve agreement for joint run with Meretz, the dreams of another right-wing government will end.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2020, 3:04 AM
Report: Labor to form joint left-wing list with Meretz

Report: Labor to form joint left-wing list with Meretz

Sources close to head of Labor party say the faction is preparing for joint run with the far-left Meretz party, despite Gesher's objections.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2020, 6:48 PM
Blue and White tells MK Hauser: 'Existential difference between us and leftist parties'

Blue and White tells MK Hauser: 'Existential difference between us and leftist parties'

MK Zvi Hauser responds to Labor chairman MK Peretz's push to unite bloc: 'Existential difference between Blue & White and leftist parties.'Chana Roberts, 1/8/2020, 10:37 AM
Gantz and Peretz to meet

Gantz and Peretz to meet

The two will discuss the state of the left-wing bloc ahead of the elections.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2020, 6:41 AM
Peretz calls for unity among all parties on the left

Peretz calls for unity among all parties on the left

Labor Party chairman proposes: Blue and White, Meretz and Labor should run under one ballot, one ballot for one bloc.Elad Benari, 1/8/2020, 4:05 AM
Blue and White's offer to Amir Peretz

Blue and White's offer to Amir Peretz

Blue and White reportedly made several offers to the Labor Party chairman to persuade him to merge with Meretz.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2020, 2:08 AM
Labor-Gesher launches campaign headquarters

Labor-Gesher launches campaign headquarters

Amir Peretz: The left-wing camp must win 61 seats without Liberman, or we will deteriorate into a fourth election campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 6:42 AM
Peretz: I haven't yet decided on union with Meretz

Peretz: I haven't yet decided on union with Meretz

Labor chairman says he will days within 10 days whether to form an alliance with Meretz ahead of the March 2 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 5:28 AM
Report: Blue and White to offer Levy-Abekasis a spot on its list

Report: Blue and White to offer Levy-Abekasis a spot on its list

Blue and White contemplating offering Gesher chairwoman a spot on its slate in exchange for an alliance between Labor and Meretz.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/27/2019, 10:29 PM
Labor allows Peretz to reserve spots on slate

Labor allows Peretz to reserve spots on slate

Labor Party Central Committee approves move allowing chairman to reserve spots on its Knesset slate for candidates of his choice.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2019, 3:08 AM
'Whoever wants to replace Netanyahu, needs a large Labor-Gesher'

'Whoever wants to replace Netanyahu, needs a large Labor-Gesher'

MKs from Labor-Gesher visit the Megiddo Regional Council.Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2019, 6:37 AM
Peretz: Hevron construction will undermine stability

Peretz: Hevron construction will undermine stability

Labor-Gesher chairman argues that the Defense Minister has much more important things to focus on than Hevron.Hezki Baruch, 12/3/2019, 3:45 AM
Amir Peretz: Israel is stagnating because of one man

Amir Peretz: Israel is stagnating because of one man

Labor-Gesher leaders demand PM step down while under indictment. MK Orly Levi Abekasis: Presumption of innocence different for politicians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 4:25 PM
Amir Peretz: I have legal team to declare Netanyahu unfit

Amir Peretz: I have legal team to declare Netanyahu unfit

Labor chairman Peretz says that he prepared a legal team to petition the Supreme Court to rule the PM as unfit for office.Sara Rubenstein, 11/21/2019, 7:31 PM
'A blatant and shameful act worthy of every condemnation'

'A blatant and shameful act worthy of every condemnation'

Blue and White, Labor-Gesher leaders come under fire for taking advantage of Rabin memorial to attack Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 11/11/2019, 2:00 AM
Peretz: Stop talking to Hamas and start talking with Abbas

Peretz: Stop talking to Hamas and start talking with Abbas

Labor Party chairman calls for diplomatic solution to the situation in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 5:44 AM
Labor angry at organizers of Rabin memorial

Labor angry at organizers of Rabin memorial

Labor secretary-general blasts organizers of rally in memory of Rabin for not inviting Amir Peretz to speak.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2019, 6:44 AM
Netanyahu's tempting offer to Amir Peretz

Netanyahu's tempting offer to Amir Peretz

Netanyahu's associates reportedly offered Labor-Gesher chairman the Finance Ministry and a host of other things. Peretz refused all offers.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2019, 5:01 AM
Labor to Netanyahu: Don't waste your time, we won't sit with you

Labor to Netanyahu: Don't waste your time, we won't sit with you

Labor-Gesher Chairman Peretz declares he won't sit in Netanyahu-led coalition. "You have nothing with which to entice us."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 8:27 PM
Amir Peretz: Yair Netanyahu is more dangerous than Yigal Amir

Amir Peretz: Yair Netanyahu is more dangerous than Yigal Amir

Labor-Gesher chairman asserts that PM Netanyahu stands behind his son's tweet against Yitzhak Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 5:59 AM
Labor chairman shaves his mustache

Labor chairman shaves his mustache

Organizations for the deaf and hard of hearing complained that they couldn't read Peretz's lips and Peretz shaved after 47 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 11:51 PM
Amir Peretz: Blue and White will fall apart after the elections

Amir Peretz: Blue and White will fall apart after the elections

Labor chairman reveals he planned to run for president, but changed his plans in light of the elections.Elad Benari, 8/20/2019, 6:38 AM
'Peretz shouldn't be allowed to turn Israel into Venezuela'

'Peretz shouldn't be allowed to turn Israel into Venezuela'

Former Minister Naftali Bennett fierce attack on Labor-Gesher economic plan: 'Good intentions sometimes lead to disasters.'Mordechai Sones, 8/12/2019, 4:17 PM
Labor leader won't 'boycott' Netanyahu

Labor leader won't 'boycott' Netanyahu

MK Amir Peretz says he won't boycott Likud or PM Netanyahu, won't sit with charged or indicted PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 1:02 PM
Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Yisrael Beytenu chair: 'Obviously there is a price for this deal, obviously the price is Amir Peretz’s presidency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 9:07 AM
Report: Peretz not ruling out merge with Meretz and Barak

Report: Peretz not ruling out merge with Meretz and Barak

Despite his statements otherwise, Labor chairman is reportedly still considering a merger with the Democratic Union.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/26/2019, 11:04 PM
Amir Peretz: No chance of running with Meretz or Ehud Barak

Amir Peretz: No chance of running with Meretz or Ehud Barak

Labor party chairman says joint list with far-left parties would alienate other voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 11:07 AM
Amir Peretz in talks with former Shin Bet chief

Amir Peretz in talks with former Shin Bet chief

Amir Peretz in talks with Yuval Diskin, known for his criticism of Netanyahu, to join Labor-Gesher alliance.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2019, 6:11 AM
Labor leader: We won't sit with Netanyahu

Labor leader: We won't sit with Netanyahu

Amir Peretz says joint list is 'house of unconditional love,' promises not to support 'laws of immunity and racism.'Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2019, 4:08 PM