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Former Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich calls for halt to youth trips to Poland

'No one's going to convince me that a fun trip abroad teaches the real lessons of the Holocaust, even if a few tears are shed.'

Former Labor MK calls for halt to youth trips to Poland

Shelly Yachimovich resigns from politics

Labor MK announces she will not run for next Knesset. 'This is prolonged personal process and private decision.'

Shelly Yachimovich resigns from politics

Labor MK: 'A enormous threat to human freedom'

'Wave of conservatism washing over us from some parts of the right,' Labor's Shelly Yachimovich says.

Labor MK: 'A enormous threat to human freedom'

Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay appoints MK Shelly Yachimovich to replace Livni as head of the opposition.

Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

'Much blood and sadness was prevented'

Zionist Union MK Shelly Yachimovich praises ceasefire, says not to listen 'extreme right' calls to destroy Hamas after 200 rockets.

'Much blood and sadness was prevented'

Yachimovich: Benny Gantz should join Zionist Union

Former Labor Party leader calls on former Chief of Staff to join main opposition party.

Yachimovich: Benny Gantz should join Zionist Union

Livni to replace Herzog as opposition head

Zionist Union head Avi Gabbay agrees to put Tzipi Livni as opposition head in exchange for agreeing to support Gabbay as candidate for PM.

Livni to replace Herzog as opposition head

IDF removes clip mocking Religious Zionist rabbis

IDF Spokesperson's Unit takes down video that appeared to be directed towards Religious Zionist rabbis opposing mixed-gender combat units.

IDF removes clip mocking Religious Zionist rabbis

'Too many Ashkenazi men winning the Israel Prize'

Zionist Union MKs play gender card, argue that fact that only one woman to receive Israel Prize in 2018 is a 'disgrace'.

'Too many Ashkenazi men winning the Israel Prize'

Court rejects Yachimovich appeal for Histadrut recount

The former Labor leader claims irregularities after losing her bid to head Israel's largest labor union.

Court rejects Yachimovich appeal for Histadrut recount

In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Final vote shows current leader Avi Nissenkorn with 62% vote, Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich with 38%.

In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Yachimovitch claims foul play in Histadrut elections

MK Shelly Yachimovich has petitioned the court to issue a restraining order over the vote counting procedure ,claiming faulty ballot boxes.

Yachimovitch claims foul play in Histadrut elections

Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battle

After party activists jeer Labor leader, party central committee ratifies Herzog's plan to push off primaries.

Despite protests, Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battleplayer

Herzog: Kick Jewish Home out and we'll join gov't

Yitzhak Herzog, Shelly Yachimovich suggest that they are still open to joining government. Others in party disagree.

Herzog: Kick Jewish Home out and we'll join the government

'Herzog is a bald-faced liar, we need primaries'

Zionist Union sinks deeper into chaos as MK hits back at Herzog after slew of insults, accusations during press conference.

Drama in Labor: 'Herzog is a bald-faced liar, we need primaries'

Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Court

Shelly Yachimovich demands Netanyahu fire Justice Minister after she criticized Court. Shaked: This is attempt at political assassination.

Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Supreme Court

Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge'

MK Shelly Yachimovich urges Twitter followers to castigate centrist, leftist politicians for using the traditional phrase

Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge their blood'

'If only I were a terrorist - she would love me'

Interior Minister's wife responds to MK Zehava Gal-on's call for investigation against her.

'If only I were a terrorist - she would love me'

Yachimovich Offers Praise for the New Government

MK Shelly Yachimovich is optimistic: "As far a social and economic priorities, it is a much better government than the previous one."

Yachimovich Offers Praise for the New Government

Yehimovich Blames Netanyahu for Israeli Poverty

After publication of report that over 700,000 children live below poverty line in Israel, ex-Labor head blames PM's economic policies.

Yehimovich Blames Netanyahu for Poverty in Israel

Livni: Labor Once Again Joins the 'Peace Camp'

Justice Minister and Hatnu'a head Tzippy Livni calls for a 'new partnership' that would include Labor to push for an Israel-PA deal.

Livni: Labor Once Again Joins the 'Peace Camp'

Yachimovich: No Rush to Join the Coalition

Labor leader says there's no point in entering the coalition over "a wave of construction in the settlements."

Yachimovich: No Rush to Join the Coalition

Labor Head: Kerry Sounded Warning Bell

“There is no doubt that we should pay attention” to Kerry's warnings of chaos, says MK Yachimovich.

Labor Head: Kerry Sounded Warning Bell

Labor to Enter Gov't 'when Bayit Yehudi Leaves'

Opposition Head Yachimovich looks forward to the day when "peace talks" force out the religious Zionists.

Labor to Enter Coalition 'when Bayit Yehudi Leaves'

Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot

"When I was young I smoked recreational drugs a few times. The last time was 16 years ago," Yachimovich confirms.

Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot in the Pastplayer

Opposition Head: Netanyahu Veered Rightward

MK Yachimovich: prime minister “was sucked back to the extreme right in his party and the Bayit Yehudi.”

Opposition Head: Netanyahu Veered Rightward

Yachimovich Criticizes Netanyahu's UN Speech

Prime Minister Netanyahu presented the right facts in the wrong way at the UN, charges opposition leader.

Yachimovich Criticizes Netanyahu's UN Speech

Labor Head 'Refused to Cancel Out' with New Mom

Yesh Atid MK accuses Labor chief Yachimovich of taking advantage of the fact that an MK had given birth.

Labor Head 'Refused to Cancel Out' with New Mom

Journalist Amnon Dankner Dies at 67

Dankner was editor-in-chief of Maariv for 5 years and was a friend of Olmert and Lapid.

Journalist Amnon Dankner Dies at 67

Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

MK Yachimovich says her party will only join government in case it opts to cede land.

Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

Yachimovich insists that she can unseat Netanyahu but admits that chances are not high.

Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

Lapid Takes Jabs at Bennett and Netanyahu

"It's not complicated. Everyone should enlist...I'm not asking them to do anything I do not ask of my children or of myself," said Lapid

Lapid Takes Jabs at Bennett and Netanyahu on Equal Burden

Livni Repeats Calls for Unity, Labor Responds

Livni has not yet given up on her hopes of forming a united front to rival Likud.

Livni Repeats Calls for Unity, Labor Responds: Quit the Antics

Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as PM

MK Yachimovich says if she does not defeat Netanyahu, she will head opposition.

Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as Prime Minister

‘The Great Election Debate’ Comes to Israel

Yechimovich, Lieberman, Mofaz and Lapid agree to a TV “Great Election Debate” set for January 1. Netanyahu has not yet responded.

‘The Great Election Debate’ Comes to Israel

Will Labor Write Netanyahu's Epitaph?

Labor chairwoman Shelley Yechimovich told her party she is ready to 'overthrow' Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu; can she?

Will Labor Write Netanyahu's Epitaph?

Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party Leader

After an exciting and close second round, MK Shelly Yachimovich clinches the leadership of the Labor party.

Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party Leader

Labor Leadership Race to Second Round

Race for the leadership of the Labor party headed for a second round: none of the candidates was able to achieve 40% of the votes.

Labor Leadership Race Headed for Second Round