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Poll: Slight Boost for Likud, Bayit Yehudi

Poll: Slight Boost for Likud, Bayit Yehudi

Likud, Bayit Yehudi enjoy slight boost in popularity following Israel-PA talks - even as most say Abbas doesn't want peace.Maayana Miskin, 01/08/2013 23:15
MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

Unusual silence in Knesset as MKs express their upset with Governance Bill.Maayana Miskin, 31/07/2013 23:26
‘Governance Bill’ Passes after Heated Debate

‘Governance Bill’ Passes after Heated Debate

Vote follows passionate debate. MK charges, ‘This isn't a law to strengthen governance - it's a law to strengthen racism.'Maayana Miskin, 31/07/2013 22:24
MKs from Left, Right Unite Against Police Violence

MKs from Left, Right Unite Against Police Violence

Rare agreement across the political spectrum that police violence must end.Maayana Miskin, 03/07/2013 10:02
Meretz Head: Benefits for Soldiers? Racism

Meretz Head: Benefits for Soldiers? Racism

MK Gal-On rejects proposal to reward military or civilian service, terms it ‘racist’ against Arabs.Maayana Miskin, 16/06/2013 12:12
Yaalon: I Blocked Rajoub before Meretz Invitation

Yaalon: I Blocked Rajoub before Meretz Invitation

Defense Minister explains why he turned down Meretz's request to host inciting PA official.Gil Ronen, 08/06/2013 21:16
Meretz MK Seeks to Disqualify Rabbi Eliyahu

Meretz MK Seeks to Disqualify Rabbi Eliyahu

MK Esawi Frij says Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu should be barred from Chief Rabbi race due to racism.Maayana Miskin, 30/04/2013 23:07
Arab MK: Israel Promotes Racism

Arab MK: Israel Promotes Racism

An Arab MK with the Meretz party says Israel’s government is to blame for the beating of an Arab man.Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2013 17:38
Meretz Urges the Left to Block Netanyahu Coalition

Meretz Urges the Left to Block Netanyahu Coalition

‘Don’t throw Bibi a lifeline,’ urges far-left Meretz chairwoman.Maayana Miskin, 23/01/2013 10:10
Feminist MK: OK to Attack Male, not Female Rivals

Feminist MK: OK to Attack Male, not Female Rivals

MK Zehava Gal-On nixes ads slamming female Likud MKs, but not ones attacking men.Gil Ronen, 13/01/2013 20:53
Meretz Campaign: Sabbath Desecration, Gay Wedding

Meretz Campaign: Sabbath Desecration, Gay Wedding

The far-left Meretz party with an MK ‘marrying’ three couples in response to Jewish Home MK’s statement., 04/01/2013 11:15
Meretz Fears Livni Effect

Meretz Fears Livni Effect

Ultra-leftist party's poll numbers shrank by half upon Tzipi Livni's entry into the race.Gil Ronen, 18/12/2012 10:17
Meretz's Current MKs Top List for Knesset

Meretz's Current MKs Top List for Knesset

After primaries, currently serving MKs Galon, Gilon and Horowitz top Meretz's list for the next Knesset.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012 01:12
Left-Wing MK: ‘Biberman’ Ploy for Attack on Iran

Left-Wing MK: ‘Biberman’ Ploy for Attack on Iran

Political paranoia hits a new level: Left-wing Meretz MK Zahava Gal-On claims Likud-Yisrael Beyteinu merger meant for attack on Iran. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 28/10/2012 16:03
Meretz: Labor Head Yechimovich a 'Hareidi Lover'

Meretz: Labor Head Yechimovich a 'Hareidi Lover'

The leftist Meretz party plans to attack Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich for being “too nice” to religious Israelis.David Lev, 22/10/2012 16:44
Sabbath Busing a Flop, Meretz Still Determined

Sabbath Busing a Flop, Meretz Still Determined

A Sabbath bus from Holon to Tel Aviv drew just dozens, but Meretz remains determined to challenge religious-secular status quo. Maayana Miskin, 26/08/2012 20:28
Meretz Sides with PA: ‘Israel Not a Peace Partner’

Meretz Sides with PA: ‘Israel Not a Peace Partner’

Meretz faction MKs meet with Mahmoud Abbas, are accused of "adopting Palestinian interest."Maayana Miskin, 26/08/2012 18:31
Meretz MK Links Attack on Arabs with Nationalists

Meretz MK Links Attack on Arabs with Nationalists

Shades of Rabin assassination: Meretz MK links attack on Arab in a brawl with school trips to Hevron that teach about Jewish heritage. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 20/08/2012 11:24
Meretz Gives Free Rides in Challenge to Status Quo

Meretz Gives Free Rides in Challenge to Status Quo

The left-wing Meretz party offers free busing on the Sabbath as it takes on the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, 10/06/2012 12:26
Gal On: Stop Inciting Against Illegal Aliens!

Gal On: Stop Inciting Against Illegal Aliens!

MK Zahava Gal On accused Likud lawmakers and gov't ministers of inciting against illegal aliens in Israel; calls for 'compassion'Gabe Kahn, 24/05/2012 13:59
Beit El Residents Receive Meretz with Water, Cakes

Beit El Residents Receive Meretz with Water, Cakes

Thirsty leftist MK, activists received with hugs and hospitality at Givat HaUlpana after police let them in.Gil Ronen, 01/05/2012 15:13
Violence as Police Block Leftists outside Beit El

Violence as Police Block Leftists outside Beit El

Police refuse to allow leftists into Beit El to protest against the existence of Givat HaUlpana.Gil Ronen, 01/05/2012 12:09
Meretz to Tour Beit El to Demand Destruction

Meretz to Tour Beit El to Demand Destruction

Delegation from far-left party protesting the fact that five structures have not yet been razed.Gil Ronen, 01/05/2012 09:58
Galon Criticized for 'Jew-Boys' Slip of the Tongue

Galon Criticized for 'Jew-Boys' Slip of the Tongue

Yisrael Beytenu Anglos criticizes Meretz MK Zahava Galon for terming New York Jews “Jew-boys” in a radio interview.Elad Benari, 20/04/2012 02:16
Galon’s Slip-Up: ‘Jew-boys’ from Brooklyn

Galon’s Slip-Up: ‘Jew-boys’ from Brooklyn

Meretz head MK Zahava Galon terms New York Jews “Jew-boys” in a slip of the tongue.Maayana Miskin, 18/04/2012 16:37
Germanely German

Germanely German

, 12/03/2012 16:03
Meretz Gets Unexpected Lesson in Nationalism

Meretz Gets Unexpected Lesson in Nationalism

MKs with Meretz planned to hear from far-left group Breaking the Silence, but were given a tour by Land of Israel activists instead.Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2012 17:32
Tel Aviv Approves Public Transportation on Shabbat

Tel Aviv Approves Public Transportation on Shabbat

Ignoring tradition, Tel Aviv City Council approves proposal for public transportation on Shabbat, Transportation Min. nixes it.Elad Benari, 21/02/2012 03:13