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Abramitzky doesn't thread the needle between the kibbutzes' policies of exclusion and the decline of the Labor Party. Once Israeli Mizrahis became politically organized, and the pro-market right-wing learned to speak to them, kibbutzes' failure to integrate Israel's diverse population became the kibbutzniks' ...
To disrupt the conversation on Palestine, the Israeli Occupation and the British government's unconditional support of Israel, British mainstream media has turned the heat on Jeremy Corbyn, the popular leader of the Labor Party. Accusations of anti-Semitism has dogged the party since Corbyn's election in ...

Last week, Israel's Labor party made an official decision to sever ties with its British counterpart in response to the latter's becoming a bastion of anti-Semitism and hostility toward Israel. But it was not ever so. Robert Philpot recounts Labor's early support for Zionism, and the gradual and uneven descent into ...
Gabbay accused Corbyn of crossing "a dangerous line" between legitimate criticism of Israeli policy and anti-Semitism. Gabbay noted in his letter that both parties can continue to work together despite the Israel Labor Party suspending ties with Corbyn. Last week, Corbyn was criticized by Jewish groups ...
Jennifer Gerber, the chair of Labour Friends of Israel (LFI), said the Israeli party's decision was justified. “We fully understand why the Israeli Labor party has decided to suspend relations with Jeremy Corbyn," she said. "He has failed to respond to their repeated offers of dialogue, including invitations to host ...
Leaders of the Labor Party, headed by Chairman Avi Gabbay, were some of the first to congratulate and praise Netanyahu on calling off the deportation plan. Member of Knesset Shelly Yachimovich called the agreement with the UN “dramatic” and noted that this is “a great victory for citizen action and the ...

Sputnik: How serious is anti-semitism in British politics? Dr. Denis MacEoin: There was a demonstration in London. There has been a concern for several years now both within the Jewish community and among people like myself who are just simply supporters of Israel, that the Labor Party has developed ...
Their accomplices sat in the government, led at the time by the Labor Party. The Gush Emunim movement had not yet been established and the components of today's Likud did not even dream of controlling the government. Labor Alignment cabinet members — led by Education Minister Yigal Allon, who ...
Three years ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the time also acting education minister, polluted the Israel Prize ceremony when he .... divide Jerusalem” – which even to this day is considered to have been effective in securing Netanyahu and Likud's win against a Labor Party led by Shimon Peres ...
The space was supposed to be Israel's way of showing Diaspora Jews it wanted them to feel at home in the country. ... It ultimately merged with Likud. ... Instead, it stressed strengthening Jewish identity, mainly through programs that brought young Jewish adults to Israel and young Israeli adults to Jewish ...
The atmosphere of high stakes intensified when unsourced reports claimed Netanyahu would fire Lieberman's party colleague, Immigration and Absorption Minister Sofa Landver, should she vote against the ultra-Orthodox conscription bill in the Knesset. (Under Israeli law, a prime minister can fire a ...
The date picked for this mass march, on the same day Israel's Arab citizens hold their annual Land Day demonstrations, is hardly coincidental. ... In a January 2017 Knesset debate on the issue, Adi Nir Binyamini of Tel Aviv University's law clinics testified, “Certain communities do not accept people from ...
This is a tragic development, because the Labor Party (the main component in the Zionist Union joint ticket with Hatnuah) is apparently becoming secondary to Yesh Atid. Moreover, if the center-left does manage to win enough Knesset seats to overcome Netanyahu and Likud, and the president invites ...
When he got back to Israel, he discovered that the party was in such disarray that it lacked a uniform public relations line. The problem is that speaking to the media in multiple voices is the exact opposite of campaign discipline. It is no secret that quite a few Labor Party Knesset members were terrified by ...
Mr. Ayyash said all five of his children, now married, also support Likud. “It's genetics,” he said. “I don't need to tell them anything.” Like Mr. Begin, Mr. Netanyahu is Ashkenazi, while the current leader of the center-left Labor Party, Avi Gabbay, is the child of Moroccan immigrants. But Netanyahu supporters ...
But this basic rule appears to be unknown to Israel's main opposition party, Zionist Union. ... During the recent political crisis, Zionist Union's senior Knesset members united against Avi Gabbay, chairman of the joint ticket's main component, the Labor Party, and effectively prevented Benjamin Netanyahu's ...
The poll gave him only four seats, meaning that he could find himself below the threshold and out of the Knesset in the next election. Levy-Abekasis left Yisrael Beitenu in a huff in May 2016, when she was excluded from negotiations with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that eventually put Liberman in ...

Disrupting Israel's insular political discourse will require fully activating the Palestinian leadership in Israel, grassroots and civil society organizations, and .... the Labor party's hegemony in 1977, Likud has not only compelled the Israeli left to court right wing voters, but has almost single-handedly generated ...
How Israel's Opposition Thwarted the Fall of Netanyahu ... Labor Party head Avi Gabbay (left) flanked by opposition chair Isaac Herzog (right). ... Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, who relatyed it Netanyahu, who understood he didn't have the required majority to disperse the Knesset and call snap elections.
About a month ago, in the Knesset, a few Likud legislators engaged in a conversation. One was .... He represents the second-largest party in the Knesset after the ruling party (and is also aiming to be the next president of Israel). ... The only person not being mentioned is Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay. Well ...
That mounting political pressure on Netanyahu was brought to the fore at the AIPAC convention when the leader of the opposition Labor Party, Avi Gabbay, appeared to officially announce his candidacy for the Israeli premiership in his speech and subtly referred to Netanyahu's legal woes when he told the ...
While Yesh Atid headed by Yair Lapid is stable with 24 mandates and the Likud headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu grows to 29 mandates despite his ongoing ... Despite the tense situation, the Labor Party's Knesset members are uncharacteristically silent, making no moves to depose Gabbay.
Shaffir's talk was sponsored by UChicago Hillel, J Street, and the University of Chicago Alliance with Israel. ... Stav Shaffir, the youngest female member of the Knesset, or Israeli parliament, argued for increased budget transparency and unity among political progressives at International House last ...
Yet the decision by the head of the Israeli police on February 13th to recommend that Netanyahu be prosecuted on two counts of bribery, fraud, and breach of .... polls showed Likud losing by four seats to the Zionist Union (a center-left coalition of the historic Labor Party and a smaller party called Hatnuah).
MK Tamar Zandberg, seated left, and other members of the Israeli left-wing Meretz party vote to change the party's electoral system, January 7, 2018. ... In fact, as soon as she quit the Knesset, with the excuse that she wanted to devote all her energy to advancing the open primaries, you could detect the ...
A top Israeli general and member of Knesset says that recent clashes with Iranian and other forces in Syria indicate that war in Israel's north is only a matter of time. In an interview with Arutz Sheva radio, Maj.-Gen. (res.) Eyal Ben-Reuven, who is also a member of Knesset with the Zionist Union (Labor) party ...
Dayan, representing the Labor Party, and various other female Knesset members, including Likud's Limor Livnat, were fully aware that it was a historic ... What makes Israel's sexual harassment law unusual is, first and foremost, the idea that Israeli legislators drafted a dedicated law for combating the sexual ...
Until '77, Israel's Prime Ministers came from the Labor Party. The last Labor Prime Minister left office in 2001. It's not just that Netanyahu is eclipsing Ben-Gurion, but that Labor has become irrelevant. But of course, the Labor Party isn't irrelevant. Its candidates may be a joke. Its base of support consists of Tel ...
Meretz Chairwoman Zehava Galon, who has been in the Knesset since 1999, is retiring after leading the party for six years. “Conversations with party ... While Galon is popular among Israeli Arabs, she was disappointed by low registration rates for the party in that community. All told, one-fifth of party ...
Moraweicki made the statement at the Munich Security Conference in response to a question by Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman regarding the controversial law that criminalizes mentioning the Polish nation's complicity in the Holocaust. Netanyahu also responded to the incident that occurred on Israel's ...
Israeli Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay said Saturday that if negotiations with the Palestinians fail, Israel will have to withdraw from the territories unilaterally. “We must do all we can in ... The move is in part a response to the recent Likud resolution in favor of annexing parts of the West Bank. But it's also a ...
His work includes a video published by Im Tirtzu that accused activists from the New Israel Fund and other left-wing groups of acting as agents for foreign .... Klughaft also advised former MK Erel Margalit in his unsuccessful bid for the Labor Party leadership last year, part of which was a video clip in which ...
... 30 former senior officers in the Israel Defense Forces announced this week they were joining the Labor Party, a big win for its new chairman, Avi Gabbay, ... Yair Lapid's centrist Yesh Atid party would come in first with 27 of the Knesset's 120 seats, topping Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud at 22.
Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay said in response that “Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks like a run-of-the-mill Holocaust denier. The blood of millions of ... The government of Israel must be the voice for millions of the murdered and harshly denounce the Polish prime minister's remarks.” ...
(CNN) Benjamin Netanyahu has now used up at least 13 of his nine lives, dodging indictments over fraud and breach of trust on at least one occasion as Israeli Prime Minister -- and staging one of the greatest comebacks in Israel's political history by becoming Prime Minister (again) in 2009 and not letting ...
The Israeli media have relished replaying Netanyahu's 2008 words. He sounds hypocritical in hindsight. But Netanyahu might well survive where Ohmert could not. For one, his own foes are too feckless to point out his hypocrisy effectively. The Labor Party, the onetime stalwart of Israel's center-left, is adrift.
JERUSALEM -- The Latest in Israel after police recommended corruption charges against embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times local): ... Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay says Netanyahu's coalition party allies need to choose between supporting the prime minister and upholding the rule ...
Israeli Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay at the Labor Party headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel. November 14, 2017.AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner ... “In recent years, at every point of contention in Israeli society, the Hardal rabbis are in the spotlight,” he said. “And unfortunately they are prominent mainly when they ...
Israeli soldiers and relatives of new Jewish immigrants from the U.S. and Canada, wave Israeli flags to welcome them as they arrive at Ben Gurion airport ... Before the two-state idea, the early leaders of Israel's left-of-center Labor Party did things like reward Jewish “heroine mothers” who had more than ten ...
Israel's Left Can't Win When the Shooting With Iran Starts ... Labor Party chief Avi Gabbay at a meeting with Zionist Union MKs,February 2018. ... a drone on an espionage mission (something that we do twice a week), and are angry at the Syrians for daring to bring down an Israeli plane that “only” came to ...
REHELIM, West Bank – Vered Ben-Saadon says she and her husband felt a sense of biblical mission to cultivate “part of the land of Israel” when they ... like Avi Gabbay, the leader of the opposition Labor Party, told me that “evacuation (of settlers) back to Israel is something that Israeli society cannot bear.”.
Before the two-state idea, the early leaders of Israel's left-of-center Labor Party did things like reward Jewish “heroine mothers” who had more than ten ... It's worth underlining the fact that when Israeli leaders talk about a “demographic threat” — otherwise known as the birth of a Palestinian — they are often ...
While the situation in Gaza worsened in 2017 — it is now on the verge of becoming a humanitarian crisis — no one in Israel showed any interest: not the local ... Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beitenu), Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay and Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid all reacted to the ...
Israeli Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay said Saturday that if negotiations with the Palestinians fail, Israel will have to withdraw from the territories unilaterally. “We must do all we can in ... The move is in part a response to the recent Likud resolution in favor of annexing parts of the West Bank. But it's also a ...
Head of the Labor party Avi Gabbay, presiding over a faction meeting at the Knesset on Monday. (Miriam ... While opposed by the U.S. and European countries, Israel reportedly voted for it as part of a quid pro quo for Rwanda's agreement to take in African migrants being deported by Israeli. Meanwhile on ...
Isaac Herzog, leader of the opposition Labor Party lauded Pence's “moral clarity” and “brave deeds” in Israel's defense, such as Pence's opposition to the political movement to boycott Israel. This, even though Pence declined to meet with Herzog during the visit, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported.
former member of Knesset,. Meretz Party, former. president, New Israel Fund;. YAEL DAYAN, former. member of Knesset,. Labor Party, former. deputy mayor of Tel Aviv;. Prof ITZHAK GALNOOR,. former head of the Israeli. Civil Service Commission,. professor emeritus at the. Hebrew University. of Jerusalem ...
Poland Is Here - in Israel ... And so the Israeli right-wing government is the last to be able to confront fascism in Poland and Eastern Europe in general, at least morally speaking. ... Will the fighter against fascism be Amiram Levin, Labor Party chairman Avi Gabbay's candidate for defense minister? The same ...
Avi Gabbay, the new leader of Israel's center-left Labor Party, gestures as he delivers his victory speech after winning the Labor Party primary runoff, ... Precious mandates have fled to Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid and the awakening Meretz Party, the Likud members aren't coming and the future appears grim.
JERUSALEM – When Vice President Mike Pence wrapped up his address to Israel's Knesset, a voice in the 120-member legislative body shouted out, “God bless you, Mr. vice president.” The voice belonged to Yehuda Glick, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud Party.


 

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