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Final: Meretz will vote against Citizenship Law

Final: Meretz will vote against Citizenship Law

Current law expires next Tuesday. Government lacks a majority to renew.Hezki Baruch, 01/07/2021 14:13
Meretz outraged over Evyatar deal, hints at coalition split

Meretz outraged over Evyatar deal, hints at coalition split

'The new gov't is even more right-wing than Netanyahu's.' Far-left coalition faction condemns deal allowing Samaria town to remain in place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 09:54
Shaked's ultimatum to Ra'am and Meretz

Shaked's ultimatum to Ra'am and Meretz

Interior Minister issues warning to left-wing, Arab party over their refusal to support extension of Family Reunification Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 22:18
Meretz MKs in Evyatar: This outpost must be demolished

Meretz MKs in Evyatar: This outpost must be demolished

MKs Mossi Raz, Gaby Lasky claim Evyatar was built on Palestinian land, demand government take action.Hezki Baruch, 24/06/2021 12:48
More coalition headaches - this time from Meretz

More coalition headaches - this time from Meretz

MK Mossi Raz refuses to support "law that discriminates and imposes limitations on Arab citizens."Hezki Baruch, 17/06/2021 13:19
Meretz MK: They call it pressure, I call it incitement

Meretz MK: They call it pressure, I call it incitement

MK Esawi Frej on the threats against party member Tamar Zandberg: It started with Bibi's speech and that set the tone.103FM, 02/06/2021 05:38
MK Zandberg proposes banning Jewish outreach aimed at minors

MK Zandberg proposes banning Jewish outreach aimed at minors

MK Tamar Zandberg proposes bill banning Jewish outreach activities for children, compares outreach to Christian missionary activity.Michal Levi, 31/05/2021 16:30
MK Esawi Frej: 'Agreements with Yesh Atid intended to pressure Bennett'

MK Esawi Frej: 'Agreements with Yesh Atid intended to pressure Bennett'

'We want to pressure Bennett so he decides if he wants to be part of a government of change - or fifth elections,' Meretz's MK Frej says.Hezki Baruch, 26/05/2021 11:45
MK Zandberg: 'We'll join any agreement Yesh Atid makes'

MK Zandberg: 'We'll join any agreement Yesh Atid makes'

'No government can be formed without representatives of the Arab population,' Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg says.103FM, 26/05/2021 10:40
Yesh Atid finalizes agreement with Meretz

Yesh Atid finalizes agreement with Meretz

Yesh Atid, Meretz, finalize coalition agreements ahead of deadline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 08:04
Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg calls for peace talks to 'forestall the next round of fighting'

Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg calls for peace talks to 'forestall the next round of fighting'

Zandberg alleges PM has "policy of strengthening Hamas in order to avoid reaching a true solution."Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2021 10:19
Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to try to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to try to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Bennett had pledged he would not sit in any government with Lapid. It is now clear that he was negotiating rotation terms all the time.Op-edAlex Traiman, 07/05/2021 16:30
Meretz head, Nitzan Horowitz: We can have functioning government within days

Meretz head, Nitzan Horowitz: We can have functioning government within days

Meretz party head Nitzan Horowitz said coalition impasse could be solved in days and called for Lapid to be handed mandate to form gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 15:56
MK Esawi Frej slams MK Naftali Bennett: 'He doesn't have the guts to be PM'

MK Esawi Frej slams MK Naftali Bennett: 'He doesn't have the guts to be PM'

Meretz party's MK Frej says MK Bennett 'doesn't have the courage' to be PM, government of change will bring 'painful compromises.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 09:57
Meretz MK: We won't support Netanyahu for president

Meretz MK: We won't support Netanyahu for president

MK Nitzan Horowitz urges leaders of 'bloc for change' to begin coalition negotiations immediately, says PM Netanyahu 'endangers' Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 15:45
Meretz MK to boycott Religious Zionist Party

Meretz MK to boycott Religious Zionist Party

MK Yair Golan says he intends to walk out of the Knesset plenum whenever Religious Zionist Party MKs speak.Hezki Baruch, 09/04/2021 03:05
Former Meretz MK makes blatant comparison between Religious Zionist Party and Nazi regime

Former Meretz MK makes blatant comparison between Religious Zionist Party and Nazi regime

Haaretz opinion piece aired on Holocaust Remembrance Day refers to Religious Zionist Party as 'Smotrich and co. list of hate.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 14:13
Meretz MK Yair Golan sees 'revolting trends' again

Meretz MK Yair Golan sees 'revolting trends' again

Meretz Knesset Member lashes out on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, claiming horrid racism on the right.Akiva Spiegelman, 07/04/2021 17:02
MK Mossi Raz: 'We won't rush to support Bennett's candidacy'

MK Mossi Raz: 'We won't rush to support Bennett's candidacy'

Meretz MK says MK Lapid is 'the most worthy' candidate for prime minister, those who don't accept Arabs will bring Israel to 5th elections.Ben Shaul, 07/04/2021 14:09
Meretz chairman: We will do everything to prevent an extremist right-wing government

Meretz chairman: We will do everything to prevent an extremist right-wing government

Nitzan Horowitz: We will do everything to prevent Netanyahu from forming an extreme, right-wing government with fascist elements.Ben Ariel, 24/03/2021 04:04
The demise of the Meretz party

The demise of the Meretz party

Unmourned by most voters, Shulamit Aloni's leftist non-Zionist party with roots in pro-Stalin Mapam may have committed suicide. Op-ed.Daniel Pinner, 22/03/2021 09:00
Tamar Zandberg: 'Benny Gantz will be PM Netanyahu's 61st Knesset seat'

Tamar Zandberg: 'Benny Gantz will be PM Netanyahu's 61st Knesset seat'

MK Tamar Zandberg emphasizes 'no substitute for Meretz, without us PM Netanyahu has 62 seats.'103FM, 16/03/2021 14:35
Meretz expected to run all the way, Zelekha pressured to withdraw from race

Meretz expected to run all the way, Zelekha pressured to withdraw from race

Sources in “New Economic Party” insist the anti-Netanyahu bloc will not be harmed if party doesn't pass electoral threshold.Elad Benari, 08/03/2021 04:42
Meretz MK doesn't rule out Bennett or Liberman

Meretz MK doesn't rule out Bennett or Liberman

MK Tamar Zandberg: We won't be in a government of annexation but are prepared to make compromises.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 23:38
Meretz MK: I hope Gantz is left out of the next Knesset

Meretz MK: I hope Gantz is left out of the next Knesset

MK Yair Golan says that Gantz and Netanyahu both have a long way to go before they are fit for 24th KnessetShlomo Witty, 28/02/2021 22:59
Meretz leader: Netanyahu has revived Meir Kahane

Meretz leader: Netanyahu has revived Meir Kahane

MK Zandberg of Meretz says that the Prime Minister is an embarrassment to the country.Hezki Baruch, 04/02/2021 18:05
Meretz MK Yair Golan: 'More Leftists in military cemeteries'

Meretz MK Yair Golan: 'More Leftists in military cemeteries'

MK Yair Golan claims Left over-represented in military cemeteries. Efrat Council Chairman Oded Ravivi expects condemnation of his remarks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 16:45
Meretz approves Knesset slate

Meretz approves Knesset slate

Slate includes Arab woman in #4 spot on the slate and two Arab candidates in the top five.Hezki Baruch, 07/01/2021 06:45
Meretz MK: Vaccination campaign a success because of the left

Meretz MK: Vaccination campaign a success because of the left

MK Yair Golan says the credit for the COVID-19 vaccination campaign belongs to the left since it nurtured the public health system.Orli Harari, 31/12/2020 02:44
Meretz: Unthinkable to join a coalition headed by Naftali Bennett

Meretz: Unthinkable to join a coalition headed by Naftali Bennett

"Why would we want to replace Netanyahu with someone even more right-wing?"Rafael Levy, 06/12/2020 15:53
Meretz: Stop destroying Arab houses

Meretz: Stop destroying Arab houses

A delegation of the Meretz party visited the village of Khalat a-Daba, where last week the Civil Admin. demolished two residential houses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 15:37
Meretz chief offers 'shocking' response on EU terror funding

Meretz chief offers 'shocking' response on EU terror funding

As Knesset probes European funding of groups tied to terrorism, Blue and White MK blasts Meretz chief. 'Doesn't this bother you?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2020 10:40
Meretz head: 'Trump is an overgrown baby throwing a tantrum'

Meretz head: 'Trump is an overgrown baby throwing a tantrum'

MK Nitzan Horowitz alleges that Trump "knows he's going to lose."Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2020 08:55
Meretz MK supports Netanyahu's monetary grant

Meretz MK supports Netanyahu's monetary grant

PM receives surprising support from Meretz's Tamar Zandberg for his plan to provide monetary grant to citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2020 04:55
The headline screamed: 50 Jewish Organizations Oppose Annexation!

The headline screamed: 50 Jewish Organizations Oppose Annexation!

Wow! 50 Jewish organizations.against applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria? Let's take a closer look. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 30/06/2020 12:30
Watch: Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg forcibly removed from Knesset committee

Watch: Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg forcibly removed from Knesset committee

Former Meretz chairwoman Tamar Zandberg ejected from Knesset committee room during stormy discussion on Basic Law amendment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 15:00
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
Elections Committee rejects Meretz petition against Im Tirtzu

Elections Committee rejects Meretz petition against Im Tirtzu

Im Tirtzu thanks Justice Neal Hendel, says petition was 'disgraceful attempt to stop largest Zionist movement in Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2020 09:09
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
Liberman doesn't rule out sitting in gov't with Meretz

Liberman doesn't rule out sitting in gov't with Meretz

"It all depends on the basic guidelines," Yisrael Beytenu chair says, estimating that "a unity government will not be established.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 09:53
'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 Frej appeals to party court

Meretz's MK Frej appeals to party court

MK Frej, Meretz's Arab representative takes aim at joint list, says agreement with Labor did not receive proper approval.Ben Shaul, 14/01/2020 17:02
MK Avi Dichter: 'I'm embarrassed for Labor, something bad has happened there'

MK Avi Dichter: 'I'm embarrassed for Labor, something bad has happened there'

MK Dichter says agreement on left is 'embarrassing,' questions Meretz's Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 13/01/2020 14:53
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
Orly Levy-Abekasis gives green light for Meretz alliance

Orly Levy-Abekasis gives green light for Meretz alliance

Daughter of former Minister David Levy, who left Yisrael Beytenu supports "technical alliance" with Meretz.Ben Ariel, 13/01/2020 03:04
Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

Israel Democratic and Meretz sign agreement to continue political cooperation between the two within the framework of the Democratic Union.Ben Ariel, 08/01/2020 04:40
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
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
Poll: Blue & White surges to 38 seats, Meretz plummets

Poll: Blue & White surges to 38 seats, Meretz plummets

Right-wing bloc hits 60 seats in latest poll - if Gideon Sa'ar leads Likud. Far-left Meretz party fails to cross electoral threshold.David Rosenberg, 20/12/2019 09:33
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