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News on Meretz (Israel) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Sunday Jul 20 | Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu finally calls out Erdogan for anti-Semitic statements

Meretz's Gal-On calls Turkish leader's comments that he made at a campaign rally "despicable, vile and irresponsible."

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Israel, Palestinian Territories

Sunday Jul 20 | Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu finally calls out Erdogan for anti-Semitic statements

Meretz's Gal-On calls Turkish leader's comments that he made at a campaign rally "despicable, vile and irresponsible."

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Israel, Palestinian Territories

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Gal-On: Netanyahu gave into Liberman and Bennett on ground invasion

Meretz leader Zehava Gal-On said on Friday that it was unfortunate that Prime Minister Netanyahu let Naftali Bennett and Avigdor Liberman convince him of the need for a ground invasion in Gaza, one that "was costing the blood of IDF soldiers and innocent Palestinians."

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Terrorism

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Arab MK forced out of Knesset panel session for saying top cop has blood on hands

Knesset security guards removed MK Jamal Zahalke from a Knesset Interior Committee meeting after he told Police Insp.-Gen.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 12:02 PMMeretz Head Slams IDF Operation and 'Warmongering'

MK Zehava Galon, Chairperson of the far-left Meretz party, spoke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday morning, demanding that he cancel Operation Protective Edge which was launched the previous night in response to the flood of Gaza rocket fire.

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Rockets hit Sderot as visiting MKs debate military action

During the meeting with MK Davidi, MK Regev called to take citizenship away from Israeli-Arabs who incite to terrorism.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Likud (Israel)

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Jerusalem Post

MK Gal-On: Liberman is 'fanning flames' of hate and racism

FM Avigdor Liberman says Israeli Arabs who rioted Friday belong in prison; Meretz chairwoman accuses FM of promoting hate between Jews and Arabs.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ynetnews

Thousands protest in Tel Aviv: Destroying Gaza won't lead to calm

While some in the right are calling for revenge for the kidnapping and murder of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Frenkel, hundreds of protesters gathered at HaBima Square in Tel Aviv on Thursday evening urging "No to Escalation, No to Revenge."

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Jerusalem Post

Meretz chairwoman: Gaza rocket fire constitutes terrorism, but Israel must show restraint

Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On said rocket fire from Gaza is terrorism that has no legitimacy.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Terrorism

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times of Israel

In Jerusalem, cries to 'stop the cycle of blood'

Hundreds of Israelis gathered in downtown Jerusalem Wednesday evening to protest a wave of nationalistic violence that swept the city a day earlier.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Teenagers

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Instapundit

The Time for Meaningful Action Has Come

The response to the murder of the three abducted Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel, has been predictable in its call for restraint and moderation.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Think About it: Poverty and health, a tale of two committees

Two committee reports on important social issues were published last week. The first committee, on the war against poverty, submitted its report on June 23. The second committee, on strengthening public health, submitted its report two days later.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Opinion

Jerusalem Post

Ministers vote against requiring high schools in Israel to teach Arabic

MK Issawi Frej says that with vote Israel chose not to "strengthen the familiarity between different parts of Israeli society."

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Likud (Israel)

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Jerusalem Post

MKs on left and right unite to strengthen mothers of kidnapped teens

Mothers of the three youths come to Knesset, where MKs from nearly every party from Meretz to the Bayit Yehudi showed their support; "We pray and beg God, but he will do what is right," one of the mothers says.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

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