Labor Party

Revealed: Controversial Labor candidate voted for Joint List in the past

Revealed: Controversial Labor candidate voted for Joint List in the past

Ibtisam Mara'ana voted for the predominantly Arab Joint List party in the March 2020 elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2021, 6:07 AM
Labor Party candidate banned from Knesset election

Labor Party candidate banned from Knesset election

Central Election Committee backs Otzma Yehudit petition to bar Ibtisam Mara'ana from running on Labor's Knesset slate.Hezki Baruch, 2/17/2021, 10:56 AM
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, 2/14/2021, 5:06 AM
What would Ben Gurion and Golda Meir say to Merav Michaeli?

What would Ben Gurion and Golda Meir say to Merav Michaeli?

The Labor party has suddenly risen from barely 4 seats to 7 in the polls. Would its legendary leaders approve of how that occurred? Op-ed.Shalom Pollack, 2/9/2021, 7:32 PM
'I hope religious Zionism will find a home in the Labor Party'

'I hope religious Zionism will find a home in the Labor Party'

Labor candidate Emilie Moatti tells Arutz Sheva: In the past, there was collaboration between National Religious Party and the Labor Party.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2021, 4:43 AM
Labor chooses Knesset slate

Labor chooses Knesset slate

Former MK Omer Bar-Lev will be placed in the second spot, followed by journalist Emilie Moatti and Gilad Kariv of the Reform movement.Hezki Baruch, 2/2/2021, 12:01 AM
Efrat resident seeks Labor Party seat to return party to roots

Efrat resident seeks Labor Party seat to return party to roots

Nava Katz seeks to 'bring back vitality and old-school Zionism back to Labor Party', and be voice of Anglos in Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 1/28/2021, 12:52 PM
Merav Michaeli: Labor's gone along with the Right for too long

Merav Michaeli: Labor's gone along with the Right for too long

New Labor chief says her party needs to return to 'the Labor of old' - 'whose policies were correct but need an update.'i24NEWS, 1/27/2021, 11:58 AM
Amir Peretz leaves Labor but will remain in government

Amir Peretz leaves Labor but will remain in government

Peretz informs new Labor leader Merav Michaeli that he will be terminating his membership in the Labor Party but will continue as minister.Elad Benari, 1/27/2021, 3:14 AM
'My goal was to get the Labor Party on its feet'

'My goal was to get the Labor Party on its feet'

Newly elected Labor chairwoman Merav Michaeli doesn't rule out alliances ahead of the election.Ben Ariel, 1/26/2021, 6:38 AM
Labor Party to elect new chairperson on Sunday

Labor Party to elect new chairperson on Sunday

Seven candidates will stand for election. Voting will take place between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.Hezki Baruch, 1/24/2021, 6:47 AM
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, 1/18/2021, 10:02 PM
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, 1/15/2021, 5:43 AM
Labor party to hold primaries days before finalizing list

Labor party to hold primaries days before finalizing list

A Supreme Court ruling has sent the Labor Party to primaries only days before they must submit their final list.Shlomo Witty, 1/14/2021, 6:01 PM
Ofer Shelah: I will not run in the Labor party primaries

Ofer Shelah: I will not run in the Labor party primaries

Former MK who recently left Yesh Atid rules out running in Labor primaries: They are in a constant mess.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2021, 6:44 AM
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
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
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
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
Report: PM Netanyahu expected to request parliamentary immunity

Report: PM Netanyahu expected to request parliamentary immunity

PM Netanyahu will submit request for immunity in the coming days, report says. Likud: PM Netanyahu hasn't decided to request immunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 12:06 AM
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, 8/14/2019, 9:02 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
Shelly Yachimovich resigns from politics

Shelly Yachimovich resigns from politics

Labor MK announces she will not run for next Knesset. 'This is prolonged personal process and private decision.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2019, 6:39 PM
Amir Peretz wins Labor primaries

Amir Peretz wins Labor primaries

Former Labor party leader to head the party again in September elections after winning primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 10:47 PM
Labor to choose new leader in nationwide primary vote

Labor to choose new leader in nationwide primary vote

65,000 Labor party members to head to the polls Tuesday to choose new party chair, after incumbent Avi Gabbay dropped out of race.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 8:46 AM
 The cultural transformation in Israeli politics

The cultural transformation in Israeli politics

A "New Majority" emerged in Israel in the 1970s essentially composed of three constituencies that shaped election results, but did not manage to rule.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 6/23/2019, 9:02 AM
Labor's Amir Peretz eyes alliances to take right-wing seats

Labor's Amir Peretz eyes alliances to take right-wing seats

Ex-Defense Minister vows to create Labor into ideological alternative to Israeli Right, plans alliances to attract right-wing voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 11:03 AM
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, 6/11/2019, 11:08 AM
MK Tal Russo, second on Labor list, quits politics

MK Tal Russo, second on Labor list, quits politics

IDF General (Res) and MK Tal Russo, a close ally of Labor chief Avi Gabbay, announces retirement from politics.David Rosenberg, 6/10/2019, 11:52 AM
MK Shafir announces she will run for Labor leader

MK Shafir announces she will run for Labor leader

MK Stav Shafir officially announces she will be running for the leadership of the Labor Party ahead of September elections.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 12:44 AM
Labor: Primaries will be open to all party members

Labor: Primaries will be open to all party members

Labor party leadership seeks to preserve Knesset list used in April elections, to hold primaries if plan is not approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 4:16 PM
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, 5/29/2019, 9:07 PM
Chaim Ramon: The Labor party's role in history is over

Chaim Ramon: The Labor party's role in history is over

Can the left's crisis be fixed? Is there a chance that the Labor party will return to its status as a ruling party?Shimon Cohen, 4/14/2019, 7:16 PM
Herzog: Blue and White may be the new Labor party

Herzog: Blue and White may be the new Labor party

Jewish Agency leader says Labor party's historic role in development of Israel has come to an end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 4:04 PM
Labor accuses Blue and White of being 'right-wing'

Labor accuses Blue and White of being 'right-wing'

Labor party accuses Blue and White party of having the same ideology of the Likud party, seeking to continue Netanyahu's policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 4:49 PM
'Shabbat bus' to continue? It depends who you ask

'Shabbat bus' to continue? It depends who you ask

Labor party says judge ruled in favor of buses on the Shabbat, while Shas says the opposite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 9:22 PM
Will IDF general be disqualified from Labor slate?

Will IDF general be disqualified from Labor slate?

Central Elections Committee says Major General Tal Russo may not have completed cooling-off period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 6:40 AM
'Shabbat bus' drives ahead - for a fee

'Shabbat bus' drives ahead - for a fee

Labor party keeps 'Shabbat bus' service, but cancels plan to offer it free of charge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 6:39 PM
Shmuli, Shafir and Yechimovich head Labor list

Shmuli, Shafir and Yechimovich head Labor list

Itzik Shmuli, Stav Shafir, Shelly Yechimovich and Amir Peretz elected to top spots in Labor primaries. Eitan Cabel in the 15th spot.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2019, 11:28 PM
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, 2/8/2019, 2:40 AM
'Paving the way for the next Yigal Amir'

'Paving the way for the next Yigal Amir'

Major (Res.) Yaya Fink accuses Shaked and national-religious rabbis of paving way for the 'next Yigal Amir'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 7:22 PM
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, 1/11/2019, 2:38 AM
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, 1/10/2019, 8:31 PM
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, 1/6/2019, 5:07 PM
A female haredi MK - in Labor Party?

A female haredi MK - in Labor Party?

Activist who founded all-female party in haredi town to run in Labor Party's primaries in bid for Knesset seat.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2019, 7:39 PM
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, 1/2/2019, 9:59 AM
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, 1/2/2019, 8:20 AM
Knesset approves dissolving of Zionist Union

Knesset approves dissolving of Zionist Union

Knesset House Committee approves split of Zionist Union back into Labor and Hatnuah parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 8:02 PM
The strange demand of the Labor Secretary General

The strange demand of the Labor Secretary General

Labor Party secretary calls on PM to apologize for part in demonstrations preceding Rabin assassination, ties demand to PM's 69th birthday.Mordechai Sones, 10/21/2018, 2:04 PM
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, 9/7/2018, 11:41 AM
Labor party blames 'right-wing settlers' for Rabin's death

Labor party blames 'right-wing settlers' for Rabin's death

Video accuses 'settlers' of trying to create country 'where women are property, gays are persecuted, blacks are sent to their deaths'.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 7:11 PM
Anti-Semitism and Brexit drive Britain downhill

Anti-Semitism and Brexit drive Britain downhill

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's double talk.Walter Bingham, 8/10/2018, 6:55 PM
Meretz: Change Israel's anthem to Socialist Internationale

Meretz: Change Israel's anthem to Socialist Internationale

After remaining in pro-BDS Socialist International, Meretz proposes change to Nationality Law to abandon Hatikva.Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2018, 5:55 PM
Labor withdraws from international socialist organization

Labor withdraws from international socialist organization

Israeli Labor party refuses to remain in Socialist International after group adopts BDS resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 10:13 PM
Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Defense Minister says it is to be expected that Labor would vote against draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 4:35 PM
Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Avi Gabbay says his party will oppose any law which does not 'share the burden' of military service equally.David Rosenberg, 6/18/2018, 2:59 PM
Labor party activists abandon Gabbay conference

Labor party activists abandon Gabbay conference

Party activists walk out after conference organizers refuse to allow questions about process of election of Labor leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 8:44 PM