Avi Gabbay

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Date set for Labor primaries

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, 24/06/2019 03:06
Avi Gabbay steps down from politics

Avi Gabbay steps down from politics

Labor chairman announces he will not run at all for the next Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 13/06/2019 00:10
Labor chief Avi Gabbay drops out of primary race

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, 11/06/2019 11:08
Labor's Gabbay apologizes for calling former MK a 'sex offender'

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, 10/06/2019 18:49
'Gabbay buried the Labor party'

'Gabbay buried the Labor party'

Former Labor MK Eitan Cabel blasts Labor chairman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/06/2019 02:06
Labor to join Blue and White - or Meretz?

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, 31/05/2019 12:14
Gabbay: I wanted to stop the anti-court legislation

Gabbay: I wanted to stop the anti-court legislation

Labor chairman speaks about his behind the scenes contacts with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 31/05/2019 03:35
Gabbay: Labor will not save Netanyahu

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, 29/05/2019 21:07
Gabbay to remain Labor chief - for now

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, 11/04/2019 19:04
Is Labor's Avi Gabbay finished?

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, 11/04/2019 15:46
Labor MK: Gabbay needs to throw in the towel

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, 11/04/2019 09:22
Gabbay: An electoral blow to Labor

Gabbay: An electoral blow to Labor

Labor Party chairman discusses disappointing election results, but does not announce he will step down.Elad Benari, 10/04/2019 00:15
Gabbay slams 'lie shared by Likud, Blue and White'

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, 09/04/2019 14:34
'Shin Bet being used as a political pawn'

'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, 17/03/2019 09:07
Labor leader declines AIPAC invitation

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, 12/03/2019 15:23
Education Minister: The Left's attack is hypocritical

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, 12/03/2019 13:45
Gabbay calls on Netanyahu to resign over indictments

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, 28/02/2019 19:10
It's final: No Labor - Meretz alliance

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, 21/02/2019 17:58
Yesh Atid MK joins Labor slate

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, 21/02/2019 05:12
Labor panicking; Alliance with Meretz coming?

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, 08/02/2019 02:40
Barak: The leftist camp is not united because of ego

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, 17/01/2019 04:50
Victory for Gabbay at Labor Central Committee

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, 11/01/2019 02:38
Labor MK: My polygraph proves Gabbay lied

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, 10/01/2019 20:31
Gabbay: Running with Gantz no longer an option

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, 10/01/2019 05:11
MK Yechimovich released from hospital

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, 08/01/2019 20:20
What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

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, 08/01/2019 03:07
Gabbay reserves 3 spots for women on Labor's Knesset list

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, 06/01/2019 17:07
Gabbay confident he'll be prime minister

Gabbay confident he'll be prime minister

Labor chairman dismisses polls, insists he can replace Netanyahu.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/01/2019 22:35
Revolt against Avi Gabbay grows

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, 04/01/2019 07:34
Behind the scenes at the political ambush

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, 03/01/2019 13:30
Labor MK: Gabbay needs to consider giving up his place

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, 03/01/2019 11:06
After breakup, Livni fires back: Gabbay not fit to be PM

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, 02/01/2019 10:59
Labor MK: We'd dump 'dictator' Gabbay if we could

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, 02/01/2019 09:59
Ex-Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to join Labor?

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, 02/01/2019 08:20
Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

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, 02/01/2019 03:35
Gabbay: Livni treated me like garbage

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, 01/01/2019 13:38
Stunned by Zionist Union breakup, Livni vows 'revolution'

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, 01/01/2019 12:47
Zionist Union breaks up

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, 01/01/2019 11:21
Livni: Put the ego aside for the sake of the revolution

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, 26/12/2018 04:39
Gabbay offered Gantz to head Zionist Union

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, 26/12/2018 03:44
Gabbay: Elections are between me and Netanyahu

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, 24/12/2018 19:30
'Gabbay was right' projected on Hadera chimneys

'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, 23/12/2018 05:28
Barak continues efforts to form left-wing bloc

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, 01/12/2018 20:04
Kahlon, Bennett, Be Courageous!

Kahlon, Bennett, Be Courageous!

Zionist Union Chairman encourages ministers to leave coalition and the PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 16:39
Gabbay calls for elections to be held in March

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, 16/11/2018 22:07
Gabbay and Livni call for elections

Gabbay and Livni call for elections

Zionist Union chairman, opposition leader hold joint press conference following Liberman's resignation.Elad Benari, 15/11/2018 04:05
Opposition heads accuse PM of corruption amid scandal

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, 08/11/2018 16:42
Gabbay: Netanyahu surrendered to Hamas

Gabbay: Netanyahu surrendered to Hamas

Zionist Union chairman accuses Netanyahu of surrendering to Hamas in speech at Rabin memorial.Ben Ariel, 04/11/2018 01:50
Zionist Union implosion continues

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, 11/10/2018 19:55
Gabbay meets Jordanian king

Gabbay meets Jordanian king

Labor leader tells King Abdullah II he is committed to a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 09/10/2018 05:46
Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

German finance minister meets with Zionist Union chairman, asking him how Nationality Law can be corrected.Nitzan Keidar, 04/10/2018 14:17
Labor leader: Raise electoral threshold, don't lower it

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, 17/09/2018 13:51
Gabbay: Investigate 'Israeli official' in Manafort case

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, 16/09/2018 19:14
Labor chief: If I go down, I'm taking the rest of you with me

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, 07/09/2018 11:41
Labor chief: Yesh Atid surrendered

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, 06/09/2018 15:38
Gabbay: Arab MKs are not traitors

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, 29/08/2018 18:17
Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Opposition MKs criticize Joint List over initiative to have Israel condemned by the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 27/08/2018 00:04