Meretz Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Forget the 'slippery slope' - Israel already is an apartheid state: Neil MacdonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | CBC News

    As the late Yossi Sarid, longtime leader of Israel's Meretz party and former education minister once put it: "What acts like apartheid, is run like apartheid and harasses like apartheid, is not a duck - it is apartheid." Neil Macdonald is an opinion columnist for CBC News, based in Ottawa.

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  2. Rivlin, Netanyahu Call for Bipartisan Teamwork, Netanyahu Attacked at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein, President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, current and former government ministers and bereaved families opened the Knesset winter session on Monday with calls for bipartisanship and collaboration. Edelstein and Rivlin, both members of Netanyahu's Likud Party, warned against overstepping the mandate to govern, and especially against reducing the authority of the Supreme Court and the High Court of Justice.

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  3. Avi Gabbay - some cracks in the mirrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    The first time I felt uncomfortable with Gabbay's reaction to what seemed to him like a controversial issue was when he stated unequivocally that he had never voted for Likud. In the most recent Labor Party leadership primaries I supported the candidacy of Avi Gabbay in both rounds.

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  4. Courted by Labor, Former Defense Minister Declares No Peace, No Settlement DemolitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    On Thursday, in a lecture he gave to youth at the Ahavat Yisrael Ulpana school in Beit Shemesh, former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said that in his view there is no need to evacuate settlers, and that at least one million Jews could yet settle in Judea and Samaria, Ha'aretz reported on Sunday. He also declared that there was no chance of bridging the gaps with the Palestinian Authority and reaching a peace agreement with them, since their representatives would not agree to any territorial compromise.

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  5. Meretz chief promises to quit politics if she fails to open party ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    'I love the Knesset and the political arena is important to me, but the Israeli left and Meretz are even more important,' says Zehava Galon Zehava Galon leader of Meretz Party speaks to thousands of left wing activists during a rally in Rabin Square, Tel-Aviv on May 27, 2017. Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon, who resigned from the Knesset on Thursday, said Saturday that she would quit political life altogether if she failed in her attempt to enact open primaries within her party.

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  6. Zionist Union MK leaves Jordan Valley celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... with the Palestinian Authority. "Gabbay is leading us to a better place, more to the center and not towards being Meretz B. We have members who are more like Meretz and I think they should consider their place within the party," Broshi told Arutz ...

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  7. 'Labor is finally returning to its roots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... of the Kibbutz Movement, "Gabbay is leading us to a better place, more to the center and not towards being Meretz B. We have members who are more like Meretz and I think they should consider their place within the party." "We see great importance in ...

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  8. Women stand up as one steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Meretz party leader MK Zehava Galon speaks to thousands of left-wing activists during a rally in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, May 27, 2017. The different focuses of the Hebrew-language newspapers reflect the numerous topics currently on the mind of the Israeli public, from sexual abuse to the departure of political rivals to investigations against the prime minister.

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  9. Why Israel especially must stand for the RohingyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Forward

    ... arms sales to human rights violators like Myanmar was proposed by Tamar Zandberg, a Member of Knesset for the Meretz Party; and Rabbi Yehuda Glick, a Member of Knesset for the Likud party and a prominent Temple Mount activist. While our people's ...

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  10. Leftwing Party Chief Zahava Gal-On Leaves KnessetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    Meretz chairwoman MK Zahava Gal-On, who has served in the Knesset for 16 years, on Wednesday announced her resignation from the Knesset - but not from the party's chairmanship, Israel's Channel 2 News reported. Gal-On said she is resigning from the Knesset in order to concentrate on the coming open primaries in Meretz.

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  11. 'No one's talking about evictions at this point'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... I do not know. I can say that Gabbay is leading us to a better place, more to the center and not towards being Meretz B. We have members who are more like Meretz and I think they should consider their place in the party according to the policy of ...

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  12. Arab MK consoles family of murdered Samaria manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Relatives of a Jewish resident of Samaria who was found murdered by Arab terrorists in Kfar Qasim earlier this month were visited by some unlikely guests Monday, as the family observed the traditional mourning period . On October 4th, just hours before the start of the Sukkot festival, Reuven Shmerling was found dead at a warehouse in the Israeli-Arab town of Kfar Qasim near his hometown of Elkana in western Samaria.

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  13. Jpost editorial logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Improving the ability of the government to follow through on its decisions also known as governance is a challenge faced by Israel. Failed or faulty governance threatens the foundations of our democracy by making the entire democratic process appear pointless.

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  14. Israel to clamp down on foreign funding of NGOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... proposals are expected to be brought to a vote in the Knesset during its winter session, which begins next week. Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg called for expanding the commission of inquiry to look into the sources of right-wing NGOs' funding, as well. ...

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  15. Cabinet approves controversial expansion of political appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Directors of large ministries will receive the right to appoint deputies in move that backers say will aid good government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presides over the weekly cabinet meeting at the PM's office in Jerusalem, October 15, 2017. A controversial proposal by two right-wing lawmakers to allow ministers to make additional political appointments received majority backing at the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday.

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  16. Cabinet okays move to ease path of political appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    ... and is there to serve the public has become the property of the political parties in power." MK Michal Rozin of Meretz says the decision goes "against proper government and the rule of law." It opened a "dangerous window" and weakened public ...

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  17. Immaculate Conception A case for the Israeli LeftRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... to power and alienated laziness, is not bourgeois anymore, it's catholic. A third left wing force should push Meretz back to the left and open the center so that Avoda can dispute general elections with Likud. It's time for the Israeli left to stop ...

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  18. Supreme Court judge attended settlement jubilee event as 'private citizen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    ... stage is devoted to one side," she said at the time. Her decision, which came in response to a request by left-wing Meretz MK Issawi Frej, drew instant and vociferous criticism from right-wing lawmakers, with ministers throwing accusations of ...

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  19. Incident at Har Adar: a Tale of Two StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Counterpunch

    This is the story: at 7 o'clock in the morning, an Arab approaches the gate of Har Adar, a settlement close to the Green Line near the Israeli-Arab village of Abu Ghosh. The man is a "good Arab".

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  20. October 1, 2017The fight for Minimum wage: The battle may be won but the war continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Histadrut (General Organization of Workers in Israel) chairperson Avi Nissenkorn, Coalition chairman MK David Bitan, Meretz MK Ilan Gilon, and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon. Following months of dozens of organized road blocking demonstrations ...

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