Meretz Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 10 Years Later, Gush Katif Expulsion Continues to Mark Israel's Left-Right DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    A year ago, in January 2014, Peace Now Secretary-General Yariv Oppenheimer appealed on behalf of his movement to then Minister of Education Shai Piron, demanding to cancel the "Gush Katif Day" commemorations in Israeli schools. Oppenheimer, an enthusiastic supporter of Israel's retreat from all the post-1967 territories, complained that in many schools, especially in the state's religious education system, the Gush Katif Memorial Day has become a day of "propaganda" in favor of the political right.

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  2. Netanyahu buries death penalty bill despite likely majority in ministerial committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... to eliminate Hamas' terrorist regime in Gaza, it also impeded the fight against terrorists in Israeli territories." Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On called on Netanyahu to completely bury the bill, in order not to "authorize murder sponsored by the ...

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  3. Inside Israel, 10:03 AMGovernment Committee to Discuss Terrorist Death Sentence BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... kud ministers to "prove they belong in the national camp" and endorse the bill despite, according to him, efforts by Meretz and the Joint Arab List to have it quashed.

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  4. Comptroller asked to probe alleged Mengistu cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... chairman Tzachi Hanegbi. "Lessons must be learned immediately from this failure, so mistakes are not repeated." Meretz leader Zehava Gal- On said at a cultural event in Rishon Lezion that Netanyahu has forgotten that Israel does not have a ...

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  5. No recognition for same-sex couples, Israeli Knesset saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... the second-largest party in Israeli, but in the 2015 election it fell to fourth place. The second bill, written by Meretz party leader Zehava Gal-On would have authorized civil marriages and divorces. 'The Knesset turned their backs on the value of ...

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  6. Why Israel's Reaction to the Hamas Prisoner Has Everything to Do With RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Forward

    Did race have anything to do with the way the Israeli government dealt with the kidnapping of Ethiopian-Israeli citizen Avraham Mengitsu? That question has been reverberating through Israeli social media, but the answer doesn't seem to be as clear cut. Two days ago, Israel de-classified information pertaining to the kidnapping of two Israeli citizens.

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  7. Arab Website Calls Israeli Hostages a SoldiersaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    ... the table, but if the leftist media says it is a threat, it is a threat. Zahava Gal-On, the leader of the left-wing Meretz party, immediately concluded that Lotan would not have spoken as he did to another family if their skin were white. It is not ...

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  8. Meretz leader demands full disclosure of gas company shareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Gal-On's request occurs as continued discussions and decisions take place over the fate of the country's natural gas reservoirs. With the goal of uncovering all political interests in the natural gas sector, Meretz leader Zahava Gal-On has is demanding full disclosure of decision-makers who hold stock shares in the relevant companies.

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  9. Final vote on 2015-2016 budget set for November 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... to the bill to be discussed in the plenum, taking the opportunity to criticize the government's economic policies. Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On said "if the prime minister and finance minister were motivated by the good of the public and the ...

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  10. Thousands take to Tel Aviv streets to protest gas dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... to protest a proposed natural gas bill being debated in the Knesset. Among the demonstrators were MK members from Meretz and smaller parties. Four other protests took place simultaneously throughout the country, including outside Prime Minister ...

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  11. Hundreds gather in Tel Aviv to protest proposed gas dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Hundreds of activist Saturday evening gathered in the heart of Tel Aviv to protest a proposed natural gas bill being debated in the Knesset. Among the demonstrators are MK members from Meretz and smaller parties.

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  12. Poll: Majority wants to remove leniencies on PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... like to see enter the government, 36% said the Zionist Union, 35% Yisrael Beytenu, 19% Yesh Atid, and one percent Meretz or the Joint List. Eighty percent of respondents said they favored removing powers from Joint List MK Basel Ghattas, who was ...

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  13. Bibi, Herzog struggle for control as gas debate reveals Knesset chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... Yair Lapid still sees himself as the next prime minister and will challenge Mr Herzog at every turn. Further left, Meretz and Joint Arab List MKs - who are on the verge of breaking up into their original parties - all have their own points to score. ...

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  14. Begin Submits Diluted Version of Jewish State LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... emblem of the State and Israel to be determined by law." Pressure now falls on left-wing parties Zionist Union and Meretz to support the law and grant Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu this long sought after achievement, or else resist and be ...

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  15. Family home of Har Nof synagogue massacre terrorist sealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... as well," said Interior Minister Gilad Erdan of the decision. However, after learning of the sealing on Wednesday, Meretz City Councilman Dr. Meir Margalit, who holds the east Jerusalem portfolio, condemned such collective punishment as unjust and ...

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  16. Inside Israel, 8:18 AMReacting to Murder, MK Angers Left with Anti-Arab PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... who are called war criminals. Anti-Semitism is back in a big way. Malachi Rosenfeld has fallen." MK Michal Rozin of Meretz wrote a status that began with a short denunciation of the murder of Malachi Rosenfeld and proceeded directly to Magal's post. ...

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  17. A Call for International ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... supported this process. Partners for Progressive Israel (PPI), an American Jewish organization affiliated with the Meretz party in Israel, believes that it is past time for the American government to halt this use of the veto power and to vote ...

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  18. Inside Israel, 5:10 PMLiberman: We're Not the Government's BabysitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Minister Uzi Landau was energy minister." The opponents of the deal headed by MKs Shelly Yechimovich of Labor and Meretz head Zehava Galon are exhibiting a "combination of Bolshevism and populism," he accused. And yet, he said, his faction would ...

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  19. Cabinet overrides Antitrust Authority on natural gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    ... Netanyahu during the campaign and also through his daily paper. Following the report, which came out on Friday, both Meretz party leader Zahava Gal-on and Joint (Arab) List MK Dov Khenin asked the Attorney General's Office to disqualify Netanyahu ...

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  20. Bennett: 'If Hamas gives up arms, Israel will lead global effort to rebuild Gaza.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... [of Hamas]. For instance the Hamas can be frozen militarily in return for unlimited rice entering [Gaza.]" Meretz leader Zehava Gal-On praised Bennett for supporting steps to improve the lives of the citizens of the Gaza Strip. She said she called ...

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