Ehud Barak

News for Ehud Barak

Ehud Barak: 'I won't run in the Labor Party'

Ehud Barak: 'I won't run in the Labor Party'

Former prime minister issues statement that the conditions needed for his return to political life have not come to fruition.Mordechai Sones, 18/01/2021 22:02
Labor board asks Barak to run for the party leadership

Labor board asks Barak to run for the party leadership

Former PM is expected to make a decision over the weekend on whether he will run for the Labor Party leadership.Elad Benari, 15/01/2021 05:43
Is Israel a Pfizer test subject?

Is Israel a Pfizer test subject?

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak says Israel got so many doses because it was the 'perfect testing ground for Pfizer'.Mordechai Sones, 06/01/2021 16:57
Former PM Barak granted exemption from hotel isolation

Former PM Barak granted exemption from hotel isolation

Ehud Barak returns from London but is not required to isolate at a hotel and receives permission to isolate in the privacy of his own home.Elad Benari, 23/12/2020 01:14
Barak: Sa'ar's move is a blow to Netanyahu

Barak: Sa'ar's move is a blow to Netanyahu

Former PM calls for all the parties who oppose Netanyahu to unite in order to defeat him in the election.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/12/2020 20:41
Barak: In hindsight, I wish I hadn't met Jeffrey Epstein

Barak: In hindsight, I wish I hadn't met Jeffrey Epstein

Former Prime Minister denies shady dealings with disgraced American billionaire, but says he wishes he had never met him.Elad Benari, 26/11/2020 05:04
Barak claims Netanyahu will try to run for President to evade trial

Barak claims Netanyahu will try to run for President to evade trial

Former Prime Minister: Netanyahu is only concerned with rescuing himself from his trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 04:40
Ehud Barak: 'Netanyahu understands that the end is near'

Ehud Barak: 'Netanyahu understands that the end is near'

Former PM Ehud Barak claims PM Netanyahu sends himself death threats, says he is 'weak and afraid.'Hezki Baruch, 04/08/2020 14:32
Netanyahu: Disgrace to see PA flags at protest

Netanyahu: Disgrace to see PA flags at protest

Prime Minister criticizes left-wing protesters for waving Palestinian Authority flags outside his official residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2020 13:32
'Netanyahu collected materials on Gantz and Ashkenazi'

'Netanyahu collected materials on Gantz and Ashkenazi'

Former PM Ehud Barak claims that Netanyahu collected information on Blue and White leaders in order to force them to join government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 06:21
'Gantz will go with Netanyahu? Political bankruptcy'

'Gantz will go with Netanyahu? Political bankruptcy'

Ehud Barak blasts Netanyahu, warns Blue and White chairman against joining a unity government with him.Michal Levy, 20/03/2020 06:31
Barak blasts Netanyahu over annexation

Barak blasts Netanyahu over annexation

Former Prime Minister: Netanyahu being dragged by Smotrich towards security lawlessness.Hezki Baruch, 22/01/2020 03:08
Barak: Leaving Shaffir out is a 'serious mistake'

Barak: Leaving Shaffir out is a 'serious mistake'

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister calls for Stav Shaffir to be included in Meretz-Labor alliance.Orli Harari, 13/01/2020 06:03
Former PM Ehud Barak calls Trump unpredictability 'challenge for Iran'

Former PM Ehud Barak calls Trump unpredictability 'challenge for Iran'

'The man is absolutely unpredictable, and the Iranians, artists when it comes to evaluating enemies, are having a hard time with this enemy'Mordechai Sones, 07/01/2020 18:19
'Ehud Barak is a hypocrite'

'Ehud Barak is a hypocrite'

Likud's Ayelet Galili blasts former PM Barak for attacking Netanyahu, when he himself was suspected of criminal acts.Nitzan Keidar, 03/11/2019 21:40
Barak at J Street Conf: Arabic love song and 2 state solution

Barak at J Street Conf: Arabic love song and 2 state solution

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak spoke at J Street's 2019 National Conference and called for negotiations based on the two-state paradigm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2019 23:33
This, too, shall pass

This, too, shall pass

High Holy Days and a pause for the big picture. Jack Engelhard, 02/10/2019 13:25
Barak: 'Cannabis industry positions waiting for Netanyahu'

Barak: 'Cannabis industry positions waiting for Netanyahu'

Former Prime Minister Barak: 'After we relieve Netanyahu in week from post as Prime Minister, he has many vacancies just waiting for him.'Mordechai Sones, 10/09/2019 22:19
'Govt. risking harsh response with chatter over Syria activity;

'Govt. risking harsh response with chatter over Syria activity;

Former PM Ehud Barak says govt. admitting to actions in Syria to placate Netanyahu's ego despite risk of repercussions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2019 19:01
Left in attack mode on Ayelet Shaked

Left in attack mode on Ayelet Shaked

Haaretz claims Shaked associates conveyed problematic messages to Likud as part of attempts to join party.Mordechai Sones, 19/08/2019 21:30
Ehud Barak, symbol of leftist hollowness

Ehud Barak, symbol of leftist hollowness

Barak's tenure as prime minister was fraught with failures, but putting down the Arab citizens' short-lived rebellion was not one of them. So why is he apologizing for it? Giulio Meotti, 14/08/2019 21:02
NGO urges A-G to investigate Barak

NGO urges A-G to investigate Barak

Betzalmo asks Attorney General Mandelblit to investigate Barak following derogatory comments against State Comptroller.Hezki Baruch, 14/08/2019 03:59
Likud: Investigate Ehud Barak immediately

Likud: Investigate Ehud Barak immediately

Likud calls to launch investigation against former PM who called critic 'Netanyahu's miserable servant' and 'floor rag'.Mordechai Sones, 13/08/2019 19:03
Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in jail, officials say

Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in jail, officials say

Millionaire financier facing sex trafficking charges found dead in jail cell in suspected suicide.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 10/08/2019 20:42
Report: Barak was 'frequent presence' at Jeffrey Epstein's home

Report: Barak was 'frequent presence' at Jeffrey Epstein's home

Barak denies wrongdoing, declines response. 'The mere fact of my response to such a question is churned up as spin in the political game.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 15:08
Orly Levy-Abekasis: 'We won't be Netanyahu's life preserver'

Orly Levy-Abekasis: 'We won't be Netanyahu's life preserver'

Gesher leader says party won't join Likud-led government, won't work with former PM Ehud Barak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 11:40
Barak calls on all left-wing parties to unite

Barak calls on all left-wing parties to unite

Former PM Ehud Barak issues 'last call' for Labor, Blue and White to merge with his party ahead of September elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 16:45
Meretz approves alliance with Barak's party

Meretz approves alliance with Barak's party

Meretz party approves agreement for joint run with Israel Democratic party.Elad Benari, 29/07/2019 03:11
Liberman: Every narrow government is trouble

Liberman: Every narrow government is trouble

Yisrael Beytenu chair says he won't sit in government with Barak, Shafir and Meretz - neither will he sit with Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2019 10:42
Meretz and Israel Democratic unite

Meretz and Israel Democratic unite

Nitzan Horowitz and Ehud Barak announce joint list to be called the Democratic Camp. Stav Shafir joining as well.Elad Benari, 25/07/2019 07:19
Barak: I will run till the end

Barak: I will run till the end

Democratic Israel chairman makes clear he does not intend to step down.Ben Ariel, 25/07/2019 03:44
Barak: Meretz leader can head joint left-wing list

Barak: Meretz leader can head joint left-wing list

Former PM meets Labor, Meretz representatives to discuss possibility of joint run among left-wing parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 17:10
'One or two parties, provided everyone's in'

'One or two parties, provided everyone's in'

'One or two parties on Right but without leaving fragments outside union; Media's killing Barak; We paid price for union with Kahlon.'Shimon Cohen, 22/07/2019 17:57
'Netanyahu is frightened by Shaked and Bennett'

'Netanyahu is frightened by Shaked and Bennett'

Ehud Barak responds to Ayelet Shaked's announcement that she will be heading the New Right.Hezki Baruch, 22/07/2019 05:39
Barak: 'The union with Gesher is the end of the Labor party'

Barak: 'The union with Gesher is the end of the Labor party'

'Orly Levy-Abekasis is giving up on a change of government in Israel and is opening the door to an alliance with Netanyahu,' Barak says.Hezki Baruch, 19/07/2019 12:37
Daily Mail stares down Ehud Barak

Daily Mail stares down Ehud Barak

Newspaper publishing picture of former PM at entrance to Epstein estate stands behind publication, demands Barak retract remarks.Mordechai Sones, 18/07/2019 13:45
Barak: This is a despicable blood libel

Barak: This is a despicable blood libel

Israel Democratic chairman says publication about him in Daily Mail is a lie.Ben Ariel, 18/07/2019 01:04
Ehud Barak expected to speak out on visits to Epstein home

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, 17/07/2019 14:32
Labor, Meretz preparing for joint run

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, 17/07/2019 08:35
Barak in Ariel: This is how we'll set Israel's borders

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, 17/07/2019 06:39
Why did Ehud Barak cover his face?

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, 17/07/2019 00:04
Ehud Barak admits visiting Epstein's infamous private island

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, 16/07/2019 12:22
Lapid: Barak won't pass electoral threshold

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, 15/07/2019 15:01
From Peace Now to Barak's new party

From Peace Now to Barak's new party

Former director general of Peace Now officially joins Ehud Barak’s new party.Orli Harari, 15/07/2019 05:31
'They're terrorizing me, it's all spin'

'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, 13/07/2019 22:32
Can Barak beat Bibi by going nasty?

Can Barak beat Bibi by going nasty?

Yair Fink, who left Labor to run with Barak says on Netanyahu: 'You have to fight nasty with nasty.'The Land Of Israel Network, 10/07/2019 19:52
Ehud Barak’s Napoleonic complex will save Israeli Democracy?

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, 09/07/2019 23:58
Barak considering apologizing to Arabs

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, 08/07/2019 22:28
Tzipi Livni returning to politics?

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, 08/07/2019 12:12
Will former Peace Now leader join Barak?

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, 08/07/2019 06:35
Ehud Barak cites Talmud in attack on Israeli Right

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, 07/07/2019 17:32
Barak: Netanyahu relies on 'Kahanists,' we won't sit with him

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, 07/07/2019 09:04
Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

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, 06/07/2019 22:13
'We won't sit with Netanyahu; we'll end Israbluff draft'

'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, 02/07/2019 19:26
Yitzhak Rabin’s granddaughter joins Ehud Barak's new party

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, 02/07/2019 07:39
Barak blasts Edelstein: He's trying to rescue Netanyahu

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, 01/07/2019 05:36
Shmuli: If elected, I will join forces with Ehud Barak

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, 30/06/2019 06:49