Meretz Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Political storm gathers strength after IDF soldier filmed shooting subdued terroristRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... important to understand we will continue to fall to lower depths if we do not change course immediately," he said. Meretz MK Esawi Frej also commented on the incident, saying "the video of the soldier has proved that an IDF uniform does not ...

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  2. Editorial: Salary capsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Finance Committee Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) support it. So do MKs Shelly Yacimovich (Zionist Camp) and Meretz leader Zehava Galon. The goal of the bill is appealing and honorable. Who isn't opposed to the ridiculously high salaries earned ...

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  3. Social workers strike to protest incidents of violence against themRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... they continue to be victims of violence and have demanded better protection as part of their work. Also on Monday, Meretz Chairwoman MK Gila Gal-On proposed new legislation calling to provide state funded protection to civil service workers who face ...

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  4. Rivlin denies favoring Katsav pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Rivlin has not supported the idea of giving clemency to Katsav, and will discuss the possibility only if the matter comes up in an appeal directed to his office. Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav walks towards the entrance to Maasiyahu prison in Ramle, near Tel Aviv, December 7, 2011.

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  5. Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party hits 21 seats in Channel 1 pollBy Gil HoffmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    The Zionist Union would win 15 seats, the Joint Arab List 13, Bayit Yehudi 12, Yisrael Beytenu eight, Shas and UTJ seven, and Kulanu and Meretz 6. Yesh Atid has a bright future ahead, according to a poll taken for Channel 1 that was broadcast Wednesday night.

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  6. Ramat Shlomo project advances just as Biden arrives, says Peace NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... is laying the groundwork for diplomatic surrender," Liberman warned. "He will make significant concessions." Meretz faction chairman Ilan Gilon said he hoped Liberman was right. "We hope Netanyahu will surrender," he said. "I hope he cuts the ...

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  7. Most Israelis believe a divided capital is already a foregone conclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    As the debate over whether to divide the capital intensifies amid terrorist attacks that have politicians and security personnel scrambling for solutions, most Israelis believe that the model of a unified Jerusalem has failed, a poll found this week. The Israel Democracy Institute conducted the survey by telephone interview with 600 Jewish and Arab Israelis from February 28 to March 1, constituting a representative national sample of the adult population.

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  8. Israel's justice minister cleared of charges over meeting with family of Duma arson suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    The Knesset Ethics Committee on Sunday dismissed a complaint against Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked for meeting with family members of a suspected Jewish "terrorist" charged with a deadly arson attack on a Palestinian home in the West Bank last year. A spokesperson from Shaked's office confirmed to The Times of Israel that the meeting with the underage suspect's family - raised in a complaint by opposition Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg - was not considered a breach of ethics.

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  9. 'Not my place to tell Palestinians how to resist Israel,' Arab MK saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Ayman Odeh, the chairman of the predominantly Arab Joint List faction, told Al Arabiya television on Friday that "a popular intifada is most beneficial for the Palestinians." The most senior Arab lawmaker in the Knesset told a Saudi-owned satellite television station on Friday that "it's not my place to tell the Palestinian people how they should resist" Israel.

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  10. Glick returns to Temple MountRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... championed Palestinian rights, accused Glick of profound recklessness. "He is a kind of pyromaniac," said the former Meretz councilman of Tuesday's visit. "During this specific time when the situation in Jerusalem is so risky, so dangerous, to do an ...

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  11. Inside Israel, 2:20 PMHaredim fume as Reform Movement takes victory lapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Following a series of political victories in Israel, the Reform Movement in Israel welcomed a delegation of 330 North American Reform rabbis. The delegation visited the Western Wall Thursday morning to celebrate the government's recent decision granting the Reform Movement's request for a mixed-gender prayer space along the Wall.

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  12. Health Minister Litzman calls gays sinners as Knesset votes down LGBT rights billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... took an active part in the Knesset's first-ever LGBT Rights Day the day before. Bills proposed by Zionist Union and Meretz MKs allowing gay civil unions and same-sex couples to adopt, educating health professionals about gender identity and sexual ...

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  13. MKs spar over bill allowing them to suspend colleaguesBy Lahav HarkovRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... it's not the Knesset's job to remove her. "I'm not defending Balad, I'm defending Israeli democracy," she said. Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On was unimpressed by changes suggested to the bill, quipping that "even in a pink wrapping it would be ...

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  14. The two-state solution is finishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." So which parties are still supporting a two-state solution? The Joint List, Meretz and, ironically, Likud. The Prime Minister's Office responded to Malki's statement against direct negotiations, saying "Israel ...

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  15. The high life: Is the economic potential of Israel's cannabis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... to prescribe cannabis instead of requiring licensing for Israel's 23,000 medical cannabis patients. Kaye cited Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg and Likud MK Sharon Haskel as the top advocated of a new approach, though he notes that a surprising number of ...

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  16. Herzog blames Lapid refusal to form centrist bloc for dip in pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... would rise from six to 10 seats, Shas would remain steady at seven and UTJ would gain one seat to reach seven. Meretz and Kulanu would get six seats each, meaning an increase of one and a loss of four, respectively. Herzog said of the poll that "in ...

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  17. Inside Israel, 5:53 AMLeftist filmmaker blasts 'fascist' Israeli governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israeli film director Udi Aloni, son of the late Meretz leader Shulamit Aloni , on Saturday won a top audience award at Berlin's International Film Festival, but made headlines because of his remarks against the Israeli government that were caught on camera. Aloni's film, "Junction 48", which tells the story of an Arab rapper making his way in the city of Lod, won the Panorama Audience Award.

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  18. Inside Israel, 5:04 AMMeretz MK to file complaint against nationalist rap starRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... campaign featuring Hatzel. In response to Freij's call, Hatzel published a post of his own in which he called the Meretz MK a "terrorism supporter". Freij is claiming that Hatzel's post resulted in other Facebook users posting calls to "neutralize" ...

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  19. Bennett defends Eisenkot following criticism from RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... staff and IDF be attacked and politicize the IDF. It cannot be. The ministers who criticized him should be ashamed." Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On also criticized Netanyahu for not distancing himself from those who chastised Eisenkot, saying that ...

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  20. Leftist filmmaker tells Germans: Don't sell submarines to 'fascist' IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Udi Aloni, the director of the award-winning 'Junction 48,' is the son of late education minister and Meretz MK Shulamit Aloni. An Israeli filmmaker whose movie took home a prize at a prestigious Berlin film festival was recorded by Channel 10 as telling an audience in the German capital that the government in Jerusalem was "fascist."

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