Tag archive for ‘Labor Party’
Tazpit News Agency On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Analysis: Israeli Center Parties to Play Key Role in Upcoming Elections

By Yotam Rozenwald The Israeli 2015 election scheduled for March 17 appears to be a close race, with the Likud and the Zionist Camp locked around 23-26 seats each. Under these circumstances, the center parties More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Over Bottled

EVERYBODY KNOWS what the Israeli elections are about. The choice is stark: on the one side, the dream of a Greater Israel “from the sea to the river”, which would in practice be an apartheid state; More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Zionists All

MANY TIMES people ask me: “Are you a Zionist?” My stock answer is: “Depends on what you mean by Zionism.” This is quite sincere. The term Zionism can mean many different things. Like the More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

In the Battle Between Israel’s Newspapers, Money Talks and Never Shuts Up

Israel’s upcoming election is playing out in a battle of the presses that began last year. Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson-backed Israel haYom,   is a free paper ubiquitous on the streets of every city in More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Israel elections: Can the Duke becomes King?

– ON MONDAY, the 19th Knesset voted to dissolve itself, less than two years after its election. For many of its members it was a sad day, a kind of political hara-kiri. They have no chance of re-election. More...

Ariella Schiller On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Naftali Bennett at Saban Forum: The Palestinians Threaten our Children’s Future

This past week’s Saban Forum, held at the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings,  few participants agreed with the outspoken vision of Israeli Commerce and Industry Minister Naftali Bennett, who More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Plebiscite

– ISRAELIS ARE fed up with Binyamin Netanyahu. They are fed up with the government. They are fed up with all political parties. They are fed up with themselves. They are fed up. That is the reason for the More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Take a Seat, Israeli Politics on Hold Until the March, 2015 Election

Following the failure of talks on Monday between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid, Israel appears to be headed for an election that none of coalition parties want. Netanyahu, More...

Globes On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Knesset Passes Israel Today Bill at First of 3 Readings

– Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: This is a disgrace to the Knesset –   / By Li-or Averbach and Lilach Weissman/ This afternoon, the Knesset gave a first reading to the bill to outlaw the More...

Aviv Levy On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Barak Denies Olmert’s Claim He Took Bribes on Defense Deals

If Israel has ever had a modest prime minister, it was neither Ehud Barak nor Ehud Olmert. Barak made millions on overseas deals, among other things as a consultant to foreign governments on defense matters. More...

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