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Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

Yachimovich to serve as leader of the opposition

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay appoints MK Shelly Yachimovich to replace Livni as head of the opposition.Elad Benari, 02/01/2019 03:35
'Much blood and sadness was prevented'

'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.Gary Willig, 10/08/2018 14:13
Yachimovich: Benny Gantz should join Zionist Union

Yachimovich: Benny Gantz should join Zionist Union

Former Labor Party leader calls on former Chief of Staff to join main opposition party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2018 20:04
Livni to replace Herzog as opposition head

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.Tzvi Lev, 23/07/2018 13:25
IDF removes clip mocking Religious Zionist rabbis

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.Tzvi Lev, 11/03/2018 06:59
'Too many Ashkenazi men winning the Israel Prize'

'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'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2018 21:06
Court rejects Yachimovich appeal for Histadrut recount

Court rejects Yachimovich appeal for Histadrut recount

The former Labor leader claims irregularities after losing her bid to head Israel's largest labor union.Tzvi Lev, 14/08/2017 16:05
In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

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%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2017 07:10
Yachimovitch claims foul play in Histadrut elections

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2017 21:32
Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battle

Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battle

After party activists jeer Labor leader, party central committee ratifies Herzog's plan to push off primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2016 21:30
Herzog: Kick Jewish Home out and we'll join gov't

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.Nitsan Keider, 04/06/2016 23:56
'Herzog is a bald-faced liar, we need primaries'

'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.Hezki Baruch, 18/05/2016 22:57
Zionist Union: Fire Shaked for criticizing Court

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.Hezki Baruch, 04/04/2016 14:13
Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge'

Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge'

MK Shelly Yachimovich urges Twitter followers to castigate centrist, leftist politicians for using the traditional phraseHezki Baruch, 05/01/2016 09:30
'If only I were a terrorist - she would love me'

'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.Uzi Baruch, 19/12/2015 18:57
Yachimovich Offers Praise for the New Government

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."Haim Lev, Matt Wanderman, 16/05/2015 23:40
Yehimovich Blames Netanyahu for Israeli Poverty

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.Cynthia Blank, 17/12/2014 10:02
Livni: Labor Once Again Joins the 'Peace Camp'

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.David Lev, 25/11/2013 17:49
Yachimovich: No Rush to Join the Coalition

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."Elad Benari, 10/11/2013 05:45
Labor Head: Kerry Sounded Warning Bell

Labor Head: Kerry Sounded Warning Bell

“There is no doubt that we should pay attention” to Kerry's warnings of chaos, says MK Yachimovich.Gil Ronen, 07/11/2013 22:37
Labor to Enter Gov't 'when Bayit Yehudi Leaves'

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.Gil Ronen, 02/11/2013 18:21
Opposition Leader Admits to Smoking Pot

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.Kochava Rozenbaum , 09/10/2013 18:49
Opposition Head: Netanyahu Veered Rightward

Opposition Head: Netanyahu Veered Rightward

MK Yachimovich: prime minister “was sucked back to the extreme right in his party and the Bayit Yehudi.”Gil Ronen, 07/10/2013 09:14
Yachimovich Criticizes Netanyahu's UN Speech

Yachimovich Criticizes Netanyahu's UN Speech

Prime Minister Netanyahu presented the right facts in the wrong way at the UN, charges opposition leader.Elad Benari, 02/10/2013 04:46
Labor Head 'Refused to Cancel Out' with New Mom

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.Gil Ronen, 18/06/2013 14:11
Journalist Amnon Dankner Dies at 67

Journalist Amnon Dankner Dies at 67

Dankner was editor-in-chief of Maariv for 5 years and was a friend of Olmert and Lapid.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2013 22:17
Labor Head: We'll 'Block Evil Plots' as Opposition

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.Gil Ronen, 09/03/2013 20:53
Labor Head: If I Get 25 Seats, I will be PM

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.Gil Ronen, 12/01/2013 19:25
Lapid Takes Jabs at Bennett and Netanyahu

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 LapidAnnie Lubin, 09/01/2013 19:16
Livni Repeats Calls for Unity, Labor Responds

Livni Repeats Calls for Unity, Labor Responds

Livni has not yet given up on her hopes of forming a united front to rival Likud. Annie Lubin, 08/01/2013 15:25
Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as PM

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

MK Yachimovich says if she does not defeat Netanyahu, she will head opposition.Gil Ronen, 03/01/2013 17:48
‘The Great Election Debate’ Comes to Israel

‘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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/10/2012 15:57
Will Labor Write Netanyahu's Epitaph?

Will Labor Write Netanyahu's Epitaph?

Labor chairwoman Shelley Yechimovich told her party she is ready to 'overthrow' Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu; can she?Gabe Kahn, 07/05/2012 17:45
Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party Leader

Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party Leader

After an exciting and close second round, MK Shelly Yachimovich clinches the leadership of the Labor party.Elad Benari, 22/09/2011 00:41
Labor Leadership Race to Second Round

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.Elad Benari, 13/09/2011 01:36