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Yesh Atid, Labor, reach coalition agreement

Yesh Atid, Labor, reach coalition agreement

Labor party to receive several ministries, plus seats on Diplomatic-Security Cabinet, statement says.Hezki Baruch, 28/05/2021 16:39
Labor chair, Merav Michaeli: 'Men incapable of running the country'

Labor chair, Merav Michaeli: 'Men incapable of running the country'

Labor head says men have 'failed' in managing the State of Israel, blames sexism for political turmoil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 18:27
Merav Michaeli: 'We have 61 MKs, we need to form a government'

Merav Michaeli: 'We have 61 MKs, we need to form a government'

MK Merav Michaeli, Labor chair, urges anti-Netanyahu bloc to join together to form government. 'It's not really that complicated.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 13:03
Labor chairwoman: We will likely recommend Lapid for PM

Labor chairwoman: We will likely recommend Lapid for PM

Merav Michaeli: The citizens of Israel are tired of elections. Netanyahu's opponents scored a victory, it's time to form a government.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/03/2021 22:56
Labor chairwoman: I forgive candidate who made controversial posts

Labor chairwoman: I forgive candidate who made controversial posts

Merav Michaeli defends Ibtisam Mara'ana, who was disqualified by Central Elections Committee following anti-Israel posts on social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2021 05:20
Labor candidate apologizes for controversial Facebook post

Labor candidate apologizes for controversial Facebook post

Labor candidate Ibtisam Mara'ana came under fire for post in which she declared she ignored Memorial Day siren.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2021 05:06
Labor Chair Michaeli: 'Blue and White is rightly crashing, it has become a Likud faction'

Labor Chair Michaeli: 'Blue and White is rightly crashing, it has become a Likud faction'

Labor party convenes for first meeting since primaries. "We mush lead the Left and I call on Blue and White voters - come home."Hezki Baruch - Arutz Sheva, 02/02/2021 14:44
Amir Peretz: I will not run for the 24th Knesset

Amir Peretz: I will not run for the 24th Knesset

Labor Party chairman announces he does not intend to run for the 24th Knesset: I will continue to work for the Israeli public.Elad Benari, 13/01/2021 06:57
Labor MK: Netanyahu destroyed the left-wing camp

Labor MK: Netanyahu destroyed the left-wing camp

MK Merav Michaeli: The public wants the same things we believe in, including pluralism, equality and two states.Shimon Cohen, 13/01/2021 06:40
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, 01/12/2020 06:58
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, 19/11/2020 06:43
Sanders confirms he'd take Labor secretary in Biden White House

Sanders confirms he'd take Labor secretary in Biden White House

Bernie Sanders confirms he would like to be Labor secretary in hypothetical Biden White House.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2020 22:26
Blue and White in talks to form alliance with Labor

Blue and White in talks to form alliance with Labor

Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz spoke with Labor chief Amir Peretz on possibility of forming united list if new elections are called.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2020 22:28
Israel's Labor party agrees to join Netanyahu-led coalition

Israel's Labor party agrees to join Netanyahu-led coalition

Labor party votes overwhelmingly to back deal to join unity government.AFP, 26/04/2020 23:00
Blue and White, Labor, sign coalition agreement

Blue and White, Labor, sign coalition agreement

'We will advance true social policies, rebuild the welfare state,' Labor MKs promise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/04/2020 11:38
Labor executive committee approves joining government

Labor executive committee approves joining government

Labor Party executive committee unanimously approves agreement which will see the party join the national unity government.Hezki Baruch, 23/04/2020 00:01
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, 06/04/2020 15:21
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, 05/04/2020 04:38
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, 28/03/2020 00:17
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, 03/03/2020 02:18
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, 25/02/2020 18:23
'Israel's social and political compass'

'Israel's social and political compass'

Leaders of Labor, Gesher and Meretz submit slate for election. Amir Peretz: The Netanyahu era is over.Hezki Baruch, 16/01/2020 06:12
Meretz approves agreement with Labor

Meretz approves agreement with Labor

Meretz chairman: Agreement with Labor prevents the right from winning the election.Elad Benari, 15/01/2020 05:40
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, 15/01/2020 03:04
Meretz's MK Esawi Frej slams joint list agreement, says he got pushed to 11th spot

Meretz's MK Esawi Frej slams joint list agreement, says he got pushed to 11th spot

MK Esawi Frej, Meretz's token Arab, slams joint run for pushing him to unrealistic spot, under party's 'armor.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2020 11:08
Labor and Meretz agree on joint run

Labor and Meretz agree on joint run

Labor-Gesher and Meretz to run under one ballot in March election. Peretz will lead the list, followed by Orly Levy and Nitzan Horowitz.Elad Benari, 13/01/2020 06:36
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
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, 08/01/2020 04:05
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, 01/01/2020 06:42
'The Court will not fall into trap against people's will'

'The Court will not fall into trap against people's will'

PM prepares for Supreme Court hearing on petition seeking to prevent him from forming next government due to indictments against him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2019 21:49
Orly Levy against alliance with Meretz: We'll lose seats

Orly Levy against alliance with Meretz: We'll lose seats

Labor chairman Amir Peretz is considering uniting with Meretz, but Gesher chairwoman opposes the idea.Elad Benari, 30/12/2019 06:37
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, 29/12/2019 05:28
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, 27/12/2019 22:29
Shaffir: The public is frustrated, unite Labor and Meretz

Shaffir: The public is frustrated, unite Labor and Meretz

Green Party chairwoman calls for unity with Labor and Meretz parties.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/12/2019 22:07
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, 26/12/2019 03:08
Joint Labor-Gesher list launches social campaign

Joint Labor-Gesher list launches social campaign

Ahead of March's elections, the Labor-Gesher party launches campaign focusing on social and health issues, hoping for increase in power.Hezki Baruch, 16/12/2019 15:00
'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, 13/12/2019 06:37
Gabbay: I regret not entering Netanyahu's government

Gabbay: I regret not entering Netanyahu's government

Former Labor chairman: Gantz needs to make the difficult decision of entering Netanyahu's government.Elad Benari, 06/12/2019 05:29
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, 30/10/2019 06:44
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, 18/09/2019 20:27
Blue and White against Labor

Blue and White against Labor

Gantz and Lapid's party makes strategic decision to try to hurt Labor-Gesher party and keep it below electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2019 05:57
Labor party pushes to remove cameras from voting booths

Labor party pushes to remove cameras from voting booths

Ignoring suspicions of voting fraud in April, Labor party pushes Elections Committee to outlaw cameras in polling stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 14:34
Amir Peretz: We're the alternative to Netanyahu's social apathy

Amir Peretz: We're the alternative to Netanyahu's social apathy

MK Itzik Shmuli announces he is remaining in the Labor-Gesher party.Hezki Baruch, 28/07/2019 21:04
Meretz leader: I won't commit to recommending Benny Gantz

Meretz leader: I won't commit to recommending Benny Gantz

Meretz chairman Horowitz urges public not to try to foretell future, says he's working on merger with Labor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2019 23:08
Meretz trying to lure MKs away from Labor?

Meretz trying to lure MKs away from Labor?

Meretz MKs, representatives, trying to persuade three female Labor MKs to join their party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 11:04
Labor fears voters will leave party

Labor fears voters will leave party

Labor officials worried Gesher merger will weaken party instead of strengthening it as MK Shaffir pushes to unite center-left bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2019 08:52
Levy-Abekasis: We will not sit with Netanyahu if he's indicted

Levy-Abekasis: We will not sit with Netanyahu if he's indicted

Gesher chairwoman discusses merger with Labor, makes clear Netanyahu will have to resign if indicted.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/07/2019 02:10
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, 19/07/2019 16:08
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
Orly Levy-Abekasis to run with Labor

Orly Levy-Abekasis to run with Labor

Former Yisrael Beytenu MK Orly Levy-Abekasis, who headed Gesher party in previous elections but didn't pass the threshold, joins Labor.Hezki Baruch, 18/07/2019 21:37
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
Netanyahu: I protected the right

Netanyahu: I protected the right

PM explains the contradiction between approaching Labor in an attempt to form a government and the desire to form a right-wing government.Ben Ariel, 11/07/2019 05:42
Labor, Meretz, heads discuss 'challenges of democratic camp'

Labor, Meretz, heads discuss 'challenges of democratic camp'

Labor's MK Peretz speaks with Meretz chair Nitzan Horowitz about how to replace PM Netanyahu, promises to keep in touch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2019 14:39
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
Amir Peretz: I'll bring 5 more seats to left-wing bloc

Amir Peretz: I'll bring 5 more seats to left-wing bloc

Labor chairman Peretz says that he'll add 2 seats from the Arab/Druze sectors and 3 from those who voted for Orly Levy and Kahlon.Rafael Levi, 07/07/2019 19:18
MK Amir Peretz: I'm a leftist, I'm not hiding it

MK Amir Peretz: I'm a leftist, I'm not hiding it

Chairman of the Labor Party Amir Peretz says that Labor won't sit in a government headed by Netanyahu103FM, 05/07/2019 14:08
Amir Peretz: Only enlarging the bloc will create a chance

Amir Peretz: Only enlarging the bloc will create a chance

New Labor chairman promises to work towards alliances in the leftist camp in order to defeat the nationalist camp in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 04/07/2019 06:35