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Meretz MK eyes top spot, promises to fight 'messianic' rightists

cDep. Min. Yair Golan promises to run for head of Meretz, fight 'messianic and corrupt' right-wing.

Meretz MK eyes top spot, promises to fight 'messianic' rightists

Meretz MK calls Netanyahu a "malignant disease"

Likud demands Bennett, Lapid condemn 'wild incitement' by MK Yair Golan.

Meretz MK calls Netanyahu a "malignant disease"

Why did two senior Israeli officials argue in favor of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards?

It is almost impossible to summarize the breadth and extent of malevolence this one organization creates in the Middle East and beyond.Op-ed

Why did two senior Israeli officials argue in favor of the IRGC?

Meretz MK proposes banning Israeli Arabs from studying in PA

Deputy Economy Minister Yair Golan proposes plan to combat terror wave, including banning Israeli Arabs from studying in PA universities.

Meretz MK proposes banning Israeli Arabs from studying in PA

Meretz Minister: 'Proud to take United Arab List's interests into account on Temple Mount'

Responding to Meretz' Yair Golan, Yamina MK Orbach asks: "Are you trying to dismantle the coalition?"

'Proud to take Ra'am's interests into account on Temple Mount'

Meretz MK Yair Golan: You don't start a military campaign over the murder of 11 Israelis

Deputy Economy Minister: Number of people killed in attacks is what will determine whether the IDF launches a military operation.

'You don't go to war over the murder of 11 Israelis'

Meretz MK casts doubt on existence of 'extreme left'

Deputy Economy Minister Yair Golan disputes Lapid's statement that there are extremists on both the left and the right.

Meretz MK casts doubt on existence of 'extreme left'

Deputy Minister Yair Golan: The right and Netanyahu are responsible for terrorism

Deputy Economy Minister blames former Prime Minister Netanyahu and right-wing parties for Bedouin terrorism in the Negev.

'The right and Netanyahu are responsible for terrorism'

'They sent me home for voicing my opinion'

High schooler describes what happened when he voiced his opinion about Arab terrorists during a discussion with Deputy Minister Yair Golan.

'They sent me home for voicing my opinion'

Deputy Minister: I don't understand Yamina's arguments in opposing submarine inquiry

Deputy Economy Minister Yair Golan wonders why Bennett and Shaked did not support committee of inquiry into submarine affair.

'I don't understand Yamina's arguments'

Meretz minister to Bedouin: Calm down, Elkin has no power

Deputy Economy Minister Yair Golan tells Negev Bedouin they have a lot of representation in current government.

Meretz minister to Bedouin: Calm down, Elkin has no power

The Israeli Minister who hated the settlers

Walter Bingham calls for the dismissal of MK Yair Golan from the government due to his harsh statements against the settlers.

The Israeli Minister who hated the settlers

Minister walks back accusation settlers are 'subhuman'

Deputy Economy Minister Yair Golan says he misspoke in anger when calling settlers in Homesh area 'subhuman.'

Minister walks back accusation settlers are 'subhuman'

Likud: Bennett must fire minister who called settlers 'subhuman'

Likud party says failure to remove Deputy Economy Minister Yair Golan from his post shows govt. agrees with his dehumanization of settlers.

Likud: Bennett must fire minister who called settlers 'subhuman'

Cross-spectrum condemnation of Yair Golan's 'subhuman' remarks

"Prime Minister Bennett should fire Golan today," says former premier Netanyahu.

Cross-spectrum condemnation of Yair Golan's 'subhuman' remarks

Meretz minister: 'Settlers in Homesh are subhuman'

Dep. Economy Min. Yair Golan claims Jews in Homesh are 'subhuman, smash headstones, and make pogroms.' PM Bennett: 'Horrific statements.'

Meretz minister: 'Settlers in Homesh are subhuman'

Will Bennett give up the Prime Minister's plane?

MK Yair Golan of Meretz urges PM to give up the state plane that Netanyahu ordered.

Will Bennett give up the Prime Minister's plane?

Shouting match in Knesset over call to confiscate illegal weapons in Lod

Orit Strook calls for government to confiscate illegal weapons after days of rioting in Lod. Yair Golan: You take law into your own hands.

Shouting match in Knesset over call to remove illegal weapons

Meretz MK Yair Golan blames 'corruption in the highest places' for tragedy

"This is why we need to get rid of Netanyahu & keep the haredim out of government," concludes MK Yair Golan.

Meretz MK's conclusion on Meron tragedy: Get rid of Netanyahu

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.

Meretz MK to boycott Religious Zionist Party

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.

Meretz MK Yair Golan sees 'revolting trends' again

Meretz MK: Ayelet Shaked is a nationalist from AliExpress

MK Yair Golan blasts MK Ayelet Shaked for opposing the transfer of vaccines to Gaza.

Meretz MK: Ayelet Shaked is a nationalist from AliExpress

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.

Meretz MK: Vaccination campaign a success because of the left

Radical left MK compares Im Tirzu to Iran

Former deputy chief of staff/current Meretz MK compares Im Tirzu, other right-wing groups to Iran.

Radical left MK compares Im Tirzu to Iranplayer

Yair Golan establishing new left-wing party

Former deputy Chief of Staff working on new party that will include members of Blue and White, Labor and Meretz.

Yair Golan establishing new left-wing party

MK Yair Golan clarifies: 'Nothing wrong with being a Jew'

After removing reference to his Jewishness from Twitter account out of fear it would 'hurt minorities', MK says he's OK with being Jewish.

'Nothing wrong with being a Jew'

A corona moment of silence

A corona moment of silence

Former Deputy Chief of Staff: Include Joint List in government

MK Yair Golan: Coronavirus outbreak does not differentiate between Jews and Arabs.

Former Deputy Chief of Staff: Include Joint List in gov't

MK Yair Golan: What's the problem with support from the Joint List?

MK Yair Golan of Labor-Gesher-Meretz supports a government that will rely on support from the Arab parties.

'What's the problem with support from the Joint List?'

Netanyahu on MK Yair Golan: He's lost it

Former Deputy Chief of Staff blames the right for the wave of terrorist attacks, claims "the annexation hysteria inflamed the area."

Netanyahu on MK Yair Golan: He's lost it

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.

Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

MK Golan: Either fight Hamas or make deal with it

Democratic Union MK Maj. Gen. Yair Golan warns Israel must choose between full-scale military operation or negotiated settlement with Hamas.

MK Golan: Either fight Hamas or make deal with it

'I won't be able to sleep at night'

MK Yair Golan, formerly Deputy IDF Chief of Staff, concerned about the appointment of Naftali Bennett as Defense Minister.

'I won't be able to sleep at night'

Yair Golan: Israel must be ready for compromises with the PA

From the Front Lines to the Knesset Floor: The senior officer who became a controversial politician.

Yair Golan: Israel must be ready for compromises with the PA

Barak's #2: Netanyahu is hysterical, he is afraid

Former IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan: Netanyahu knows he is about to lose the elections and face three serious indictments.

Barak's #2: Netanyahu is hysterical, he is afraid

Ehud Barak’s Napoleonic complex will save Israeli Democracy?

Ehud Barak’s Napoleonic complex will save Israeli Democracy?

Ehud Barak's #2 does not rule out cabinet with Ayman Odeh

Barak new party member Yair Golan refers to possibility next government will be formed with Arab parties. 'Why make them illegitimate?'

Ehud Barak's #2 does not rule out cabinet with Ayman Odeh

Will Barak and former Deputy Chief of Staff run together?

Former IDF deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan reportedly working to recruit former MKs and leftists for Ehud Barak's new party.

Will Barak and former Deputy Chief of Staff run together?

'Give Hamas big benefits to see if solution will follow'

Former Deputy Chief of Staff says Israel should give Hamas terrorist group a 'carrot' to prevent next round of fighting after rocket barrage

'Give Hamas big benefits to see if solution will follow'

Bennett slams general for criticizing political echelon

Bennett says it is improper for General Yair Golan to blast politicians while serving as a uniformed IDF officer. 'His job is to win wars.'

Bennett slams general for criticizing political echelon