Ofer Shelah

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Lapid: I haven't spoken with Shelah

Lapid: I haven't spoken with Shelah

Opposition leader comments on Shelah's plans to challenge him for Yesh Atid leadership: I'll defeat anyone who runs against me.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/09/2020 01:10
Lapid: No one gives me ultimatums

Lapid: No one gives me ultimatums

Yesh Atid leader rejects demand from MK Ofer Shelah that party hold primaries to determine its leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2020 15:45
'The person who should lead Yesh Atid in the next election is Yair Lapid'

'The person who should lead Yesh Atid in the next election is Yair Lapid'

MK Elazar Stern expresses support for the chairman of his party in wake of MK Ofer Shelah's declaration to unseat him.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 05/09/2020 00:41
Poll: Lapid retains leadership of Yesh Atid

Poll: Lapid retains leadership of Yesh Atid

71% of respondents give Prime Minister Netanyahu a failing grade for his handling of coronavirus crisis in new poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 20:45
MK Ofer Shelah intends to unseat Lapid as leader of Yesh Atid

MK Ofer Shelah intends to unseat Lapid as leader of Yesh Atid

Yesh Atid MK says party cannot present an alternative to Likud government without updating its leadership, calls for party primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 22:19
Ofer Shelah: 'Benny Gantz collapsed and sold his voters'

Ofer Shelah: 'Benny Gantz collapsed and sold his voters'

Yesh Atid-Telem MK Ofer Shelah slams incoming government, says Blue and White 'compromised on every value and principle' to join government103FM, 13/05/2020 00:42
Yesh Atid MK: 'Zvi Hauser and Yoaz Hendel tried to foil everything Blue and White did'

Yesh Atid MK: 'Zvi Hauser and Yoaz Hendel tried to foil everything Blue and White did'

Yesh Atid's new chairman, Ofer Shelah, slams MKs Zvi Hauser, Yoaz Hendel, for not being loyal to joint Blue and White list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 11:41
Blue and White to High Court: Democracy in danger

Blue and White to High Court: Democracy in danger

MKs Ofer Shelah, Avi Nissenkorn, demand court intervene to force Knesset Speaker to convene plenary, allow himself to be replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2020 17:05
Heba Yazbak in the coalition? Blue and White's Shelah doesn't rule it out

Heba Yazbak in the coalition? Blue and White's Shelah doesn't rule it out

MK Heba Yazbak praised the "martyrs" of the Al-Aqsa Intifada and terrorist Samir Kuntar in posts on Facebook.Dalit Halevi, 18/03/2020 05:40
Blue and White MK: 'We'll activate our majority on Monday'

Blue and White MK: 'We'll activate our majority on Monday'

'Nothing is off the table, our goal is that Gantz will be asked to form a government,' MK Ofer Shelah says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2020 09:16
MK Ofer Shelah: 'We'll activate majority against Netanyahu State'

MK Ofer Shelah: 'We'll activate majority against Netanyahu State'

MK Ofer Shelah: 'There's majority in new Knesset for State of Israel and against State of Netanyahu. We'll act without hesitation.'Mordechai Sones, 05/03/2020 11:50
Bennett: Yamina will do everything to fight law banning Netanyahu from forming government

Bennett: Yamina will do everything to fight law banning Netanyahu from forming government

DM Bennett promises: 'We'll fight move by Blue and White, Joint Arab List, to pass law forcing Pres. Rivlin to disqualify PM Netanyahu.'Hezki Baruch, 04/03/2020 12:29
Three key observations on the Israeli elections

Three key observations on the Israeli elections

Learning from the past and how Oslo became possible, looking at the present with Netanyahu as opposed to Blue and White, and planning for a future with a united Religious Zionism.Rabbi Yaacov Meidan, Rosh Yeshivat Har Etzion, 01/03/2020 03:00
Blue and White MK: There will be no annexation

Blue and White MK: There will be no annexation

MK Ofer Shelah dismisses Netanyahu's statement that him serving as PM first would allow for application of sovereignty over Jordan Valley.Hezki Baruch, 08/12/2019 06:08
Odeh: Blue and White asked for Balad to cancel endorsement

Odeh: Blue and White asked for Balad to cancel endorsement

Joint List chair posts video relating content of conversation with Blue and White MK Ofer Shelah. Shelah: I don't determine how Balad votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2019 09:15
'Netanyahu has abandoned the south'

'Netanyahu has abandoned the south'

Blue and White MK Ofer Shelah slams PM Netanyahu for failing to exert force in Gaza, working with 'extremist' coalition partners.Hezki Baruch, 11/05/2019 21:35
'Russia is defining new rules to the game'

'Russia is defining new rules to the game'

MK Shelah of foreign affairs and defense committee says Russia is using the plane crash incident to restrict Israel's movement in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2018 12:37
Yesh Atid head favors developing Gaza to exact price from Hamas

Yesh Atid head favors developing Gaza to exact price from Hamas

MK Ofer Shelah calls to develop Gaza in response to terrorist attack against Israel, thus weakening Hamas.Mordechai Sones, 30/05/2018 14:18
Yesh Atid faction head refuses to join anti-Zoabi effort

Yesh Atid faction head refuses to join anti-Zoabi effort

MK Ofer Shelah refuses to join in Yesh Atid's efforts to boot Hanin Zoabi from the Knesset.Tzvi Lev, 22/04/2018 10:39
'We should have operated in Syria ages ago'

'We should have operated in Syria ages ago'

Opposition MK says Israel should have intervened in Syria's civil war years ago, admits that his opinion is only with benefit of hindsight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2018 12:13
Foreign Affairs & Security Committee: Gaps in war preparedness

Foreign Affairs & Security Committee: Gaps in war preparedness

Subcommittee for Defense Doctrine and Force Building publishes report on war preparedness; two members refuse to sign.Mordechai Sones, 25/09/2017 18:36
Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Likud MK refuses to sign report because it criticizes PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2017 10:35
MK Shelah: 'Aggression' ruined US aid deal

MK Shelah: 'Aggression' ruined US aid deal

MK Ofer Shelah (Yesh Atid) blasted PM Netanyahu on his Facebook page for provoking - through his 'aggression'- the US to cut back on aid.Hezki Baruch, 19/08/2016 11:45
Hanegbi covered up PM's failures, says Shelah

Hanegbi covered up PM's failures, says Shelah

Hanegbi passed off document whitewashing PM's handling of Gaza war as official committee report in effort to protect Netanyahu, says MK.David Rosenberg, 02/06/2016 13:31
IDF beard rules are just to make things difficult

IDF beard rules are just to make things difficult

During heated discussion, Personnel Directorate head admits army changed rules because it didn't like seeing bearded soldiers.Hezki Baruch, 08/03/2016 14:56
Left-wing MKs rail over 'rabbis who incite'

Left-wing MKs rail over 'rabbis who incite'

State Control Committee considers how to deal with incitement from rabbis. Former Shin Bet head: authorities have failed.Hezki Baruch, 29/12/2015 12:16
Watch: Interview with MK Ofer Shelah

Watch: Interview with MK Ofer Shelah

From today's ILTV edition. An interview with Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah.ILTV, 28/12/2015 02:16
MK: PM's Iran Failure on 'Same Scale' as War

MK: PM's Iran Failure on 'Same Scale' as War

MK Ofer Shelah accuses Netanyahu of interfering in US politics ensuring Israel would remain outside 'circle of influence' on Iran deal.Cynthia Blank, 19/07/2015 12:37
Knesset Marks One-Year Anniversary since Gaza War

Knesset Marks One-Year Anniversary since Gaza War

Veterans and business owners still seeking compensation from the State to be represented in special series of debates in Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 07/07/2015 12:06
Emergency Knesset Session Requested Over Rocket

Emergency Knesset Session Requested Over Rocket

MK Haim Yellin submits request for emergency meeting to discuss protection, deterrence after Hamas rockets intensify.Tova Dvorin, 06/06/2015 23:04
Bill to Centralize All Foreign Ministry Powers

Bill to Centralize All Foreign Ministry Powers

MK to propose bill to stop making the MFA 'a bank for spare parts for frustrated ministers,' halt division of responsibilities.Hezki Baruch, 26/05/2015 14:36
'PM is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'

'PM is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah fires at Netanyahu's bid to extend number of ministers, claims it is not lawful.Tova Dvorin, 10/05/2015 09:01
'Israel Was Not Prepared for Gaza Op'

'Israel Was Not Prepared for Gaza Op'

MK Ofer Shelah (Yesh Atid) asserts security cabinet at fault for lack of preparedness during last summer's Operation Protective Edge.Cynthia Blank, 05/04/2015 11:52
Yesh Atid MK: We Don't Boycott Meretz

Yesh Atid MK: We Don't Boycott Meretz

MK Ofer Shelah says his party will do anything to prevent a coalition with Netanyahu and the "extreme rightists".Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 12/02/2015 03:44
Yesh Atid MK: Elections 'Not Good for Citizens'

Yesh Atid MK: Elections 'Not Good for Citizens'

Shelah slams Netanyahu for overtures to hareidim, says early elections puts government on hold; poll shows Yesh Atid support plummeting.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 28/11/2014 11:13
'Strike Limit Bill' to Separate Business, Politics

'Strike Limit Bill' to Separate Business, Politics

Bill cleared by Ministerial Committee for Legislation to ensure that companies cannot strike to protest wide-ranging political causes.Ido Ben-Porat, 16/11/2014 19:37
MK Shelah Warns of 'Early Elections' Over Budget

MK Shelah Warns of 'Early Elections' Over Budget

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah accuses prime minister of forcing a 'showdown' with Finance Minister Lapid which could force elections.Benny Moshe, 13/09/2014 20:26
MK Shelah: Turn Ceasefire into Long-Term Agreement

MK Shelah: Turn Ceasefire into Long-Term Agreement

MK Ofer Shelah says that the ceasefire in Gaza should lead to a return to peace negotiations with the PA.Elad Benari, 27/08/2014 04:12
Yesh Atid MK: Abbas is a 'Rival'

Yesh Atid MK: Abbas is a 'Rival'

MK Ofer Shelah responds to threat to set a "deadline" for an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria, says it can't be done by force.Nir Har Zahav, 26/08/2014 06:46
Euthanasia - in Israel?

Euthanasia - in Israel?

Euthanasia, for whatever reason, is a slippery slope. Dr. Yacov M. Tabak, 09/06/2014 07:13
Religious MKs: 'Euthanize this Government'

Religious MKs: 'Euthanize this Government'

Hareidi MKs and religious community leaders attack 'mercy killing' bill proposed by MK Ofer Shelah.Yaakov Levi, 08/06/2014 21:05
Medical Forum Attacks Proposed 'Mercy-Killing' Law

Medical Forum Attacks Proposed 'Mercy-Killing' Law

Hotem Forum says approving a law for doctor-assisted suicide would be a terrible blow to Israeli morality, start a 'slippery slope'.Yosef Berger, 08/06/2014 15:39
Netanyahu Decides on Chair of Key Committee

Netanyahu Decides on Chair of Key Committee

Ofer Shelah and Ze'ev Elkin to serve as rotating heads of Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/05/2014 23:11
Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Committee

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Committee

Opposition leader files appeal in protest of delay in the appointment of a chairman to Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Elad Benari, 27/02/2014 05:44
IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment

IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment

Yesh Atid MK accuses IDF of avoiding hareidi enlistment; MKs seek to define ‘hareidi’ for new law.Maayana Miskin, 25/02/2014 19:03
Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Netanyahu supported criminal sanctions on hareidi evaders of army service in exchange for the appointment of MK Hanegbi to key committee.Tova Dvorin, 25/02/2014 13:51
Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Dodgers

Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Dodgers

Shaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.Elad Benari, 19/02/2014 23:34
Still No Chairman for Knesset's Defense C'tee

Still No Chairman for Knesset's Defense C'tee

Speaker Edelstein says Netanyahu, Lapid are not close to agreeing on a chairman for the key committee.Gil Ronen, 16/02/2014 20:49
Shelah: Only We Had Guts to Propose Service Cut

Shelah: Only We Had Guts to Propose Service Cut

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah praises the IDF's decision to cut army service from 36 to 32 months.David Lev, 11/02/2014 00:14
Kerry Hails Lapid Over 'Brave' Stance on Peace

Kerry Hails Lapid Over 'Brave' Stance on Peace

Secretary of State tells MK Ofer Shelah of Yesh Atid: "Lapid is saying courageous things about the peace process."Elad Benari, 07/02/2014 05:42
MKs to Vote on Sexual Preference Discrimination

MKs to Vote on Sexual Preference Discrimination

Ministerial Committee approved for a Knesset vote a law that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender, sexual preferenceDavid Lev, 15/12/2013 17:15
Rotation Agreement for Chairman of Foreign Affairs

Rotation Agreement for Chairman of Foreign Affairs

After administrative upheaval from return of Avigdor Liberman to FM, Tzachi HaNegbi, Ofer Shelah to alternate position on rotation.Tova Dvorin, 22/11/2013 12:39
Coalition Spat May Delay Liberman's Swearing-in

Coalition Spat May Delay Liberman's Swearing-in

Avigdor Liberman was to be sworn in as Foreign Minister, but Yesh Atid and Jewish Home want to benefit, too.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2013 10:13
Yesh Atid MK Slams 'Settlement' and 'Occupation'

Yesh Atid MK Slams 'Settlement' and 'Occupation'

MK Ofer Shelah slams the settlement enterprise as an obstacle to peace, attacks “Israeli occupation”.Elad Benari, 13/06/2013 04:16
Yisrael Beytenu: Enlist Arabs, Too

Yisrael Beytenu: Enlist Arabs, Too

Lieberman's party unhappy with Perry C'tee recommendations, wants Arabs to serve as well.Gil Ronen, 23/05/2013 19:40