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  1. 85,000 Mark Yitzhak Rabin Assassination With RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | Forward

    ... and did not included national politicians on its list of speakers. Banners and flags of the left-wing Labor and Meretz parties flew throughout the crowd, as did the banners of the anti-settlement group Peace Now and the Palestinian human rights ...


  2. Netanyahua s Center-Right Partners Wona t Join Labor-Led Government Despite Alarming PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Jewish Press

    It's definitely pre-elections season in Israel, as yet another new poll has come out over the weekend with devastating predictions for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Both of Netanyahu's center-right coalition partners, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon's Kulanu, and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beiteinu, told Israel's Channel 12 TV Saturday night that they won't join a government led by newcomer Labor Chairman Avi Gabai, who appeared to have done very well in the same poll.


  3. 85,000 attend rally marking 22nd anniversary of Rabin's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Times of Israel

    ... no representatives from political parties were invited to speak at this year's rally, the left-leaning Labor and Meretz parties flew banners and flags, as did the anti-settlement group Peace Now. As one of the Darkenu leaders spoke, a group of ...


  4. Remembering Rabin WATCH: Tens of thousands gather in 'non-partisan' Rabin memorial rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the territories won in the Six Day War. The square is filled with posters and balloons emblazoned with the left-wing Meretz party and the center-left Zionist Union. No politicians were invited to speak by the organizers, Darkenu and Commanders for ...


  5. Beneath Netanyahu's feet, the tectonic plates of Israeli politics are movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | The Washington Post

    ... the center have been clumsy and seem to have succeeded mainly in pushing some Labor voters to support the left-wing Meretz party. Fact is, the tectonic plates of Israeli politics have been moving for a while. The perception abroad, sometimes ...


  6. Left-wing bloc gains majority in latest Knesset pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... 10 survey, however, the Zionist Union an amalgamation of the Israel Labor Party and Hatnuah faction the far-left Meretz party, Yesh Atid, and the Arab Joint List would win a combined 61 seats if new elections were held today. That would leave Prime ...


  7. Birthright drops encounters with Israeli ArabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... today's young Jews and most of their parents as well." On Thursday, Israeli lawmaker Tamar Zandberg of the left-wing Meretz party contacted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in writing to find out why the meetings were halted, Haaretz reported, and ...


  8. Liberal Jerusalem group plans 'secular day of rage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Jerusalem Post

    The major counter-protest comes after weeks of violent demonstrations by haredi extremists who blocked main traffic arteries in Israel in protest over draft warrants. A Jerusalem liberal group is planning to hold a 'secular day of rage' on November 17, as a counter-protest to the ultra-Orthodox day of rage that was held last month in the capital.


  9. MKs, Diaspora leaders quarrel in Knesset meeting on Western Wall dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Times of Israel

    ... "The Western Wall does not belong to your father or you personally. I am also part of the Jewish people," Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg retorted. "MK Michaeli apparently did not learn anything from history, and thinks that the comparison between Jews and ...


  10. Kahane billboards removed from Jerusalem hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Times of Israel

    Pressure from left-wing lawmakers and NGOs led to removal of sign announcing upcoming memorial service for slain far-right activist A sign commemorating the anniversary of the death of far-right activist Meir Kahane draped on the Jerusalem Gardens Hotel in Jerusalem on October 30, 2017. Billboards announcing the upcoming memorial service for slain far-right activist Meir Kahane were removed from a pair of hotels at the entrance to Jerusalem on Wednesday following pressure from left-wing lawmakers and NGOs.


  11. Left-wing politicians angered by settlers' planned speeches at Rabin memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Jerusalem Post

    Meretz has pushed back against a speech by one former Ofra resident who accused the Left of some responsibility in the incitement ahead of Rabin's murder. Left-wing politicians railed against the message of Saturday night's memorial rally for former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, speaking out on Wednesday.


  12. Two LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | The Jewish Press

    MK Omer Bar-Lev said at a demonstration in Ramat Hasharon in central Israel on Saturday that "religionization," in his view, includes soldiers praying at the Western Wall. "It became known to me that, after Operation Protective Edge, one of the battalions of the Golani Brigade heading towards the south took a slight detour on the way and jumped to the Western Wall, and the whole battalion made [the blessing thanking God for being saved from a dangerous situation].


  13. Reform, Conservative Jews angry Western Wall plan was frozenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... a person goes: In clubs and official ceremonies there is a dress code and limitations on who can enter. According to Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg, said, "Many people in the coalition, including MK Neguise, feel embarrassed by the fact that the Western ...


  14. Knesset members join call to alt arms shipments to 'cruel dictatorships'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Jerusalem Post

    MK Yehuda Glick is seen at a protest outside the Knesset, October 2017. MKs Yehudah Glick and Tamar Zandberg joined dozens gathered at the Wohl Rose Garden in front of the Knesset on Monday in calling on the government to stop all exports of weapons and technology to regimes that violate human rights.


  15. October 29, 2017Meretz debates if it's ZionistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Zionist Left or a "humanist Zionist" party. The confusion came after a Makor Rishon investigation pointed out that Meretz has not called itself Zionist in its platform in the last three electoral campaigns, going back to 2008. Before that, it used ...


  16. Poll: Likud would win elections despite Netanyahu investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | The Times of Israel

    ... in the Knesst. The right-wing Jewish Home party, which has eight seats, would win 10 while the opposition left-wing Meretz party would win seven, up from the five seats it now holds. Following Meretz was Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon's Kulanu party, ...


  17. Surprise! Meretz Isna t a Zionist PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | The Jewish Press

    If you are from the Left and are furious at what is written above, don't be upset with me, I am just the messenger! The Left-wing Israeli party, Meretz has apparently taken the word 'Zionist' out of their official political platform. That's right people, they are no longer a Zionist party.


  18. Hundreds of US rabbis call for Israel to end arms sales to MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | The Times of Israel

    ... a bipartisan bill - written by Israel human rights attorney Eitay Mack and sponsored by Likud MK Yehudah Glick and Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg in 2016 - that would restrict weapons exports to human rights violators. The bill has languished in a Knesset ...


  19. Israel's "New Labour" partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | The Economist

    AVI GABBAY has already overturned convention once-when on July 10th he won the primaries to become the leader of Israel's Labour party just six months after joining it. Now he is causing more ructions in the main opposition, with a series of statements that are heretical to those on the far left of Israeli politics.


  20. October 24, 2017PM: Don't let assault allegations erase late minister's achievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Jerusalem Post

    ... This will remain an unfinished chapter, in which the dead cannot clear their names," Herzog said. Lawmakers from Meretz and the Joint List said they were boycotting the ceremony because of the sexual assault allegations, but they were not frequent ...