Meretz Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Israeli Defense Force struggles to promote women's equality amid religious oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | UPI

    In one sense, women are making great strides in the Israeli Defense Force. In October, the army declared it was examining the possibility of allowing women to serve in new combat positions, including in tank crews .

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  2. Poster of Netanyahu with noose sparks probe and debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... context is the immediate lashing out that calls for denying funding to Bezalel," Zehava Galon, from the opposition Meretz party, told Israeli Army Radio. "We need to leave wide margins for freedom of expression unless it borders on bloodshed." Last ...

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  3. Lapid: "I'm the only alternative to Netanyahu" Shlomo Vile, Today,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Speaking on Chanel 2's "Meet the Press" program on Saturday, Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid cited Channel 2's recent poll, which had his Yesh Atid party and the ruling Likud party each winning 25 seats if elections were held today. "We our keeping our perspective and humility, but we saw the polls," he said.

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  4. Likud to Lapid: The public has not forgotten Arutz Sheva Staff, Today,Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Likud party responded on Saturday evening to Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid's interview with Channel 2 , in which Lapid claimed he was Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's only rival and that he could beat Netanyahu if elections were held today. "No fancy interview is going to deceive the public.

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  5. Grapevine: One man's meat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... minimum wage, which is slightly more than double the existing disability allowance. The vote on the bill proposed by Meretz MK Ilan Gilon was a major triumph for him and a defeat for the coalition. Gilon, one of two visibly disabled members of ...

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  6. MKs jump to join all-expenses-paid trip to save the kangaroosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... of the Zionist Union, Basel Ghattas, Jamal Zahalka and Abdullah Abu Maaruf of the Joint (Arab) list, Issawi Frej of Meretz and Hamad Amar of Yisrael Beytenu all expressed interest. Their explanations of why they should be selected ranged from a ...

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  7. The night a sleepy opposition crowned Jewish Home MK Smotrich 'prime minister'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... much of the hours-long debate was absent when the sessions began and Moaelem-Refaeli sparred intermittently with Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg and Joint (Arab) List Dov Hanin. "You cannot steal something that belongs to you," she maintained, as Hanin ...

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  8. Knesset approves settlement bill in first readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... [in Hebron]?" Henin shouted back. "We're following Abraham's lead; we want to pay the owners," Moalem-Refaeli said. Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg came out against the bill, saying that its passage would be an example of the tyranny of the majority. "This ...

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  9. Jerusalem LGBT group sees 'incremental' progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Washington Blade

    ... is known as one of the world's most LGBT-friendly cities. Mickey Gitzen, who is a member of left-wing secular Meretz Party, is one of three openly gay members of the Tel Aviv Municipal Council. The city also provides funding for its annual Pride ...

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  10. Opposition lambasts government 'neglect' over home front reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... company a 2014 contract for naval vessels to defend Israel's gas fields, and allow it to build a shipyard in Israel. Meretz party leader MK Zehava Galon made the same link to the submarines affair in a terse, sarcastic tweet on the comptroller's ...

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  11. Golden statue of Netanyahu toppled in Tel Aviv plazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... man pushed the statue over, sending it toppling onto the ground. The falling figure narrowly missed former Meretz lawmaker Yael Dayan, who sat in a wheelchair nearby. By 2 p.m., the sculptor, Itay Zalait, had packed the artwork into a trailer and ...

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  12. Outpost bill cheered, jeered as step toward annexing West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... she wrote. "They should call it the Annexation Bill instead of the Regulation Bill." Michal Rozin of the left-wing Meretz party said that the proposed legislation raises fundamental questions of Israel's future identity. Given that the Regulation ...

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  13. 'Yefat Toar' and MoralityRabbi Eliezer MelamedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... who teach its' values - - to the world, propagated by the secular media, together with women MK's from the leftist Meretz party, concerning the issue of ' eshet yefat toar' ( Although the majority of blame lies with the slanderers who failed to ...

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  14. Left-wing MK defends DNC hopeful Ellison over anti-Israel criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    Tamar Zandberg says Keith Ellison represents a progressive left that will include Israel in its 'commitment to uphold certain values' A left-wing Israeli Knesset member on Sunday spoke out in support of Keith Ellison, a Minnesota lawmaker in the race for chairman of the Democratic National Committee who has been accused of harboring anti-Semitic and anti-Israel views. Citing a "personal source" familiar with the candidate, Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg said Ellison's views on Israel were consistent with his progressive positions on other social issues.

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  15. After surge in polls, Yesh Atid calls for early electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    The Yesh Atid party on Sunday called for the Knesset to be dissolved and for early elections to be set, days after an opinion poll showed it tied with the governing Likud party. The call by the centrist party came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition faced vicious internal disagreements over a bill to prevent settlements built on private Palestinian land from being demolished.

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  16. Poll: Likud, Yesh Atid neck-and-neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... makes the steepest drop, from 24 to 10 seats. The poll gave Yisrael Beytenu eight seats, and Shas, UTJ, Kulanu and Meretz seven each. The results would make it difficult for Yesh Atid's Yair Lapid to form a government without Likud's Prime Minister ...

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  17. IDF Chief Rabbi Sorry for Remarks Justifying Wartime RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Forward

    ... the Supreme Court, said in a statement last week that there was no reason to further delay Karim's appointment. The Meretz lawmakers who filed for an injunction against the appointment also withdrew their petition, finding that his clarification was ...

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  18. Karim sworn in as IDF chief rabbi, after rocky nomination processRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... previous statements on rape and women. The court canceled a freeze on the appointment on Monday, a day after three Meretz lawmakers withdrew their petition against the appointment. MKs Zehava Galon, Michal Rozin and Tamar Zandberg said they were ...

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  19. A call to vote against the Muezzin lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the Knesset members from the Arab parties walking out. I looked around and saw that one Arab MK, Esawi Frej of the Meretz party, stayed in the chambers and stood respectfully for the song. I went over to Esawi immediately afterward, introduced ...

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  20. My word: Black magic, scorched earth and staying powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... arsonists to divert attention from the German submarine purchase affair a unique case of fighting water with fire. Meretz leader Zehava Gal-On told The Jerusalem Post's Gil Hoffman: "There was a deliberate maneuver by the prime minister to distract ...

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