Bennett reveals reform of religious services
Meretz MK: Bayit Yehudi in charge of religious services is just a change from a black kipa to a knitted one.
Wed May 15, 2013
Aharonovich condemns Wadi Ara 'price tag' attack
Meretz MK calls on Bennett to brand act 'terrorism'; locals leaders fear antic will damage peaceful relations with Arab neighbors.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Times of Israel
Thousands march in protest of impending tax hikes
Hundreds marched in Tel Aviv and several dozens marched in Jerusalem on Saturday in protest of Finance Minister Yair Lapid's proposed budget cuts and tax hikes, in what organizers hoped would be the largest demonstrations since the massive social justice protests of 2011.
Mon May 06, 2013
Meretz MK Zandberg boycotts Knesset cafeterias
With plastic containers of homemade food piled high on her desk, MK Tamar Zandberg and her assistants marked day one of their boycott of the Knesset cafeterias Monday by eating lunch in her office.
Meretz MK Horowitz joins Tel Aviv mayor race
Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz officially threw in his hat for the next mayoral race in Tel Aviv, announcing at a press conference in Neve Tzedek on Monday that he will run for the seat against 15-year incumbent Ron Huldai when the city goes to the ballot boxes in October.
Gal-On to promote sexual harassment legislation
Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On proposed legislation on Monday requiring employers to publicize results of any inquiry into sexual harassment claims in the workplace.
Sun May 05, 2013
MK Horowitz to enter in Tel Aviv mayoral race
Meretz's Nitzan Horowitz is expected to announce his entrance to the race, while Hadash MK Henin decides not to run.
Sat May 04, 2013
Jerusalem residents fight for right to Saturday movies
Dozens of Jerusalem residents joined a protest at Safra Square on Saturday, calling on the municipality to open a new compound containing restaurants and a movie theater on Saturdays and holidays.
Thu May 02, 2013
C'tee to debate DNA database on Africans migrants
Knesset C'tee on Foreign Workers to hold hearing following report that police gathered DNA from imprisoned African migrants to solve crimes.
Wed May 01, 2013
Bills to let women choose rabbinical judges passes hurdle
"It's incomprehensible that women not only cannot be religious judges, but cannot influence who the judges are," Livni says as bills pass preliminary readings.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Meretz MK Seeks to Disqualify Rabbi Eliyahu
MK Esawi Frij of the Meretz party is seeking to bar Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, the Chief Rabbi of Tzfat, son of the late Sephardic Chief Rabbi Mordecai Eliyahu, from consideration for the post of Chief Rabbi of Israel.
Knesset to hold parley with PM on Arab League proposal
Labor, Meretz, some Yesh Atid call to adopt Qatari PM's proposal for minor land swaps between Israel, future Palestinian state; Bayit Yehudi: There's nothing new here, settlements won't be evacuated.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Gal-On calls for investigation into Rosen allegations
Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On called on Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein to order the police to open a criminal investigation against journalist and TV host Emanuel Rosen, who is facing accusations of sexually harassing several female co-workers. Gal-On said the fact none of the women Rosen allegedly harassed have made official complaints to the ... (more)
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Israeli MP: Reconciliation With Turkey Mustn't Affect Genocide Recognition
ISRAELI MP: RECONCILIATION WITH TURKEY MUSTN'T AFFECT GENOCIDE RECOGNITION PanARMENIAN.Net - Knesset member, the chair of Meretz party Zahava Gal-On stressed that negotiations for restoration of diplomatic relations with Turkey must not stand in the way of Israel's recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
Israel MPs Note Turkish Mass Killings Of Armenians
ISRAEL MPS NOTE TURKISH MASS KILLINGS OF ARMENIANS Ahram Online, Egypt April 23 2013 Parliamentary discussion comes day after first round of reconciliation talks between Israel and Turkey AFP , Tuesday 23 Apr 2013 Israel's parliament on Tuesday held talks to mark the Turkish mass killings of Armenians in 1915, even as the Jewish state and Ankara ... (more)
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Israeli MP: reconciliation with Turkey mustn't affect Genocide recognition
PanARMENIAN.Net - Knesset member, the chair of Meretz party Zahava Gal-On stressed that negotiations for restoration of diplomatic relations with Turkey must not stand in the way of Israel's recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Lapid: Israel 'Sick of Taking Orders' from Hareidi MKs
The Knesset's summer session got off to a stormy start Monday with an afternoon session that saw Finance Minister Yair Lapid clash with representatives from the hareidi-religious Yahadut Hatorah party.
Gal-on: New gov't as bad as last on human rights
Meretz leader Zehava Gal-on criticized the government on Monday saying that it was "a direct continuation of the previous government as far as the issues of human rights and democracy are concerned in Israel." Speaking at a Meretz faction meeting, Gal-on said that "the rabbis control the army, decide who can be buried, and who we must obey.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Gal-On slams Bank Leumi for forgiving Tshuva debt
Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On on Sunday slammed a decision made by Bank Leumi to forgive mega tycoon Yitzhak Tshuva's NIS 130m.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
MK Rozin: Postpone Open Skies
MK Michal Rozin calls to the PM, "The Open Skies agreement with the EU must be postponed.