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"I don’t remember a time since the last intifada that there’s been so much tension," says Meretz city councilman Meir Margalit.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Convicted officer sentenced to 40 days community service and to pay compensation to victims, but will still receive army pension and other benefits.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Leaders on the Right call for ministers to vote against newest push for peace with Hamas, saying that "we must not give in to terror."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The most popular was referendum bill, which would require asking the public before signing a deal to give up land inside pre-1967 Israel.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Panels Politics survey shows steep loss for Yesh Atid, Shas while Meretz would win 10 seats.
By GALIT EDUT
Meretz MK Gilon who proposed bill says many settlers are "disillusioned with the settlement deceit and are just waiting for the opportunity to leave."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Meretz leader says demonstrators' demand to build in E1 meant to split W. Bank in 2, prevent Palestinian state from having territorial contiguity.
MKs submitted 2,200 bills in the past year and only 94 passed as law; 3 new Meretz MKs proposed most bills.
Party "holds keys to our tax money," funds settlements and then
complains, Meretz’s Gal-On says.
Gal-On accuses Canadian PM of having "his head in the sand" and sounding like "the spokesman for Israel's Foreign Ministry."
On Knesset's 65th birthday, public faith in legislature at 13-year high, but it is still least-trusted public institution.
Meretz leader expresses disappointment in Netanyahu's announcement to expand settlement construction amid upcoming prisoner release.
According to the law, so-called national planning committees will allow for a fast track to approve construction.
Political fight between Bayit Yehudi, Yesh Atid delayed transfer of NIS 80.5 million to West Bank settlements.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF, LAHAV HARKOV
Meretz leader says bill will make discrimination against haredim, women, Ethiopians and Arabs legal.
Bill will prevent mayors from serving two consecutive terms; says limiting terms will reinstate public faith in government.
Haredi MKs spoke out against bill, meant to prevent teenagers from being forced into marriages at a young age.
According to bill, public officials can be considered sexual harassers even if their victims do not express opposition to advances.
Only left-wing MKs admit to have tried marijuana; majority of ministers, MKs on the Right deny trying pot.
Zahava Gal-On asks Ban Ki-moon to help PM "cross the Rubicon on the way to a peace treaty."
Meretz leader says Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's speech has made the Iran threat Israel's problem alone.
Meretz leader brings up bill proposal that would add "external examination before hasty decisions are made" on going to war.
PA president comes under pressure from anti-normalization movement in Ramallah.
By GIL HOFFMAN AND KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Opposition MKs gathered the requisite signatures to hold a debate the issue during the legislature’s summer recess.
Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avigdor Liberman attacks Meretz's meetings with PA head.
PA president says he wants to meet with Netanyahu directly; says Palestinian refugees won't return to Jaffa, Acre.
The left-leaning party unveils its campaign under the catchy slogan of "Meretz, a city like you always wanted."
By BEN HARTMAN
Gal-On calls the moves "a targeted effort to prevent the peace efforts and reveals a contempt for the rule of law."
Knesset holds session to discuss Arab Peace Initiative; Netanyahu invites Palestinians to the negotiating table.
Le militant nouveau est arrivé ? Dans les rangs du Meretz ou d’Avoda, l’heure est au changement
By AVI SABBAH
The population density and proximity to sources of pollution is exposing members of the public to poor quality and endangering their health, Lahavi argues.
By SHARON UDASIN
Shamir: Ministry will find the appropriate balance between human needs and protecting animals.
By sharon udasin
Last year, police arrested staff from Neveh Ya’acov for allegedly abusing inmates over several years.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The dismissal of a city councillor for taking the municipality to court is not unprecedented, but is it justified?
Mayor Nir Barkat has said he would seek the broadest possible coalition,
but it seems he has only 16 obvious partners out of 31 seats.
If you are having a hard time working out what the various parties are offering, you’re not alone.
Gal-On had previously said that she would step down from the leadership in favor of Meretz no. 5 Tamar Zandberg if the final count had failed to top four mandates.
MK Tamar Zandberg calls on Gal-On not to resign, and says that she cannot imagine the Knesset and Israeli public life without her.
Gal-on congratulates Herzog on mandates, warns him from joining government with Neyanyahu.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Tel Aviv residents vote for the 20th Knesset, before heading to the beach to enjoy the national holiday.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Meretz has focused its efforts on making sure the party doesn’t slip below the 3.25 percent electoral threshold.
"Don't give in to the false, dangerous spin that says that the head of the largest party will form the next government," Gal-On says.
Gal-On said that for Herzog to have any chance of forming the next coalition, the center-left bloc will need to bolster its strength.
Meretz releases song to appeal to voters' emotions with star-studded "Awakening Song."
Gal-On: Hope this won't elect Netanyahu
Netanyahu and Herzog's absence made them the biggest losers of all, leaving the stage open for smaller parties.
Gal-On criticizes Zionist Union for calling for Israel to be Jewish State forever, while warning against settlements causing a binational state.
Plan promises to “restore the welfare state.”
By NIV ELIS
Opening up the party primary beyond its central committee could have brought fresh faces to the party's recycled list.
MK Nitzan Horowitz's announcement last month that he would not seek reelection to the party's list gives a non-incumbent a better chance of making it into the top five and the Knesset.
Meretz central committee reconfirms chairwoman's leadership.
Meretz MK was the only gay legislator in Knesset.
Gal-On accuses other party leaders of cynically refusing to come out against alleged corruption in Yisrael Beytenu.
Ten people are running for Meretz's top five slots, a distinction the candidates choose themselves.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised to give the division those funds as part of his coalition agreement with Bayit Yehudi, which was voted on last week.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Faction argues two sections of Likud-Bayit Yehudi coalition deal are illegal.
Meretz leader Zahava Gal-On took aim at the premier's intention to pass a law allowing Israelis abroad to vote in parliamentary elections.
Sarid’s main concern was that Bennett would use the ministry to transfer disproportionate funds to schools in West Bank settlements and the state religious school system.
Bill aims to forbid ministers, deputy ministers from using government-owned vehicles on Shabbat, holidays, so long as public transportation remains unavailable during those times.
MK Tamar Zandberg said Tuesday that the issue should be the new Knesset's top priority, because it is a matter of social, economic and environmental justice.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Meretz leader says PM looking out for his own interests with persistence to address Congress; Calls on him to cancel speech.
Accused of not fulfilling lawful obligations, Channel 10's fate rouses debate over democratic nature of PM's rule
By LAHAV HARKOV,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Faction leaders will met with Knesset Speaker Yulie Edelstein tomorrow to decide on the election date. March 10, 17, 24 are the likely options.
Meretz, a co-organizer of the demonstration, has criticized the loss of personal safety in Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“It’s a time of emergency so we need to have unity,” economy minister says.
"The seashore is a resource that should be sustainable even in the winter," Zandberg said.
Canola oil, whole wheat bread also on regulation list; MK Frej: Finance minister needs to fight monopolies.
Meretz MK Frej says Netanyahu showing that he says one thing on two-state solution and keeping the Temple Mount status quo, but really wants the opposite.
The protest was against the problem of hours-long waits in lines to receive the chargeable transportation card that happens at the beginning of every school year.
By NAAMA BARAK
MKs said he could have countered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s fiercely anti-Israel speech by offering the international community a new diplomatic horizon, but he failed to do so.
Bayit Yehudi MK says party can't sit in coalition with those who desecrate Shabbat for political gain; Shas, UTJ MKs: Lapid violating basic values of Jewish People.
The concatenation of global pressures on domestic and foreign affairs
is denying the Israeli government the free hand it once had.
By ILAN BARUCH
Anti-Semitism in England built up John de Frece’s Zionist fervor
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
To liberal journalists there is no such thing as “facts.”
By Jerusalem Post Readers
Mayor Nir Barkat, faithful to his position, will seek the largest coalition he can build, but he might choose only those who have shown him loyalty.
Nitzan Horowitz says that if elected he will be proud to represent Tel Aviv's LGBT community, but that he has a broader agenda.
Carrying red flags and banners from several left-wing parties, the protesters marched shouting slogans against the “capitalist regime.”
By LAHAV HARKOV,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Mt. Scopus park a ‘political ploy’ in response to prisoner release, says NGO leader.
Delegation of Russian journalists is headed by Dmitri Kiselyov, who has made outspoken homophobic remarks; Peres set to meet with them Wednesday.
Over 50 picketers demonstrated against Israel’s refusal to issue passports to 65 infants born, or soon to be born, to surrogate mothers in Thailand.
By BENJI ROSEN
According to Tamar Zandberg's bill, personal use of small amounts of marijuana will not be considered a crime
Bill calls for recent IDF veterans and active reservists to get benefits in employment, higher education and buying land.
By LAHAV HARKOV AND YONAH JEREMY BOB
Recent IDF veterans and active reservists can receive benefits in employment, higher education and buying land.
Number of students per senior faculty members has more than doubled; C'tee to formulate recommendations by end of academic year.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Current portfolio head calls it ‘sour grapes,’ says candidate tried to get party to join coalition.
Education Ministry allows censors to neuter science textbooks.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
"We’re here to support a free and secular Jerusalem," says Meretz head Zehava Gal-On
Margalit won by clear majority, but voting irregularities lead to annulment of primary.
Meretz leader Zehava Gal-On says the legislation, proposed by MK Ronen Hoffman, aims to remove Arab MKs from Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV AND GIL HOFFMAN
Authorities say most of the 1,400 detainees have submitted asylum requests - 17 received denials, the rest awaiting answers.
It is good that Israeli authorities have stopped bending the knee to South Africa and realized that this so-called moral country is very much lacking in correct values.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Meretz acts on the eternal Jewish values that are the very foundation of Israel’s existence.
By SUSAN SILVERMAN
Even today most Jerusalemites have no idea that there is a refugee camp within the city’s jurisdiction.
By MEIR MARGALIT
It is imperative that we adopt and enforce all the measures that the government of Israel has enacted to deal with the problem if we wish to significantly reduce time infiltrators stay in Israel.
By AMNON BEN-AMI
We cannot allow ourselves to have the situation in which tens of thousands of people live here without a clear solution, without health, without welfare, without work.
By MICHAL ROZIN
Zionism’s most central figures were journalists, many of them right-of-center. They go from Herzl to Nordau to Jabotinsky as well as firm nationalists on the left such as Berl Katznelson.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Candidly Speaking: The pivotal breakthrough which now seems likely to oblige haredim to share the burden in terms of conscription.
By ISI LEIBLER