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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
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
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: 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
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
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
Meretz party announces list of Knesset candidates

Meretz party announces list of Knesset candidates

Tamar Zandberg, former chief of far-left Meretz party, takes second place after losing leadership race to Nitzan Horowitz.Hezki Baruch, 12/07/2019 10:56
Meretz elects list for 22nd Knesset

Meretz elects list for 22nd Knesset

Tamar Zandberg to be placed in the second spot on the list behind chairman Nitzan Horowitz.Hezki Baruch, 11/07/2019 23:23
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
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
Nitzan Horowitz elected as Meretz chairman

Nitzan Horowitz elected as Meretz chairman

Former MK defeats Tamar Zandberg in race for Meretz chairman.Hezki Baruch, 28/06/2019 04:15
 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, 23/06/2019 09:02
Proposal in Meretz: Arab chairman and Jewish chairman

Proposal in Meretz: Arab chairman and Jewish chairman

Esawi Frej and Mossi Raz suggest running together for the position of party chairmen.Ben Ariel, 13/06/2019 03:39