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Gabbay’s plan is called “Paths to Separation,” he said that it is intended to reverse the direction Israel has been heading in under right-wing governments.
Moatti is also a political commentator, writer, publicist and social activist.
Two years since he was elected to the post of Labor party leader, Gabbay announced on Tuesday that he would not run in the July 2 Labor leadership race.
By GIL HOFFMAN
In a victory for Labor leadership candidate Amir Peretz and Party Secretary General Eran Hermoni, the party will ask members in what manner they wish elections be held.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HAGAY HACOHEN
Gabbay had resisted calls to resign since he led Labor's fall from 24 to six seats in the April 9 election.
The proposal to keep the same list of Knesset candidates but with an as yet unselected new leader is expected to be approved in Wednesday's Labor convention.
Meanwhile, Blue and White made a series of decisions on Wednesday about how to run its campaign.
Gabbay said his party's executive committee would meet Tuesday to approve his proposal to hold the leadership race "as soon as possible."
"We will not be a part of the coalition without the finance ministry," the Kulanu party tweeted.
By TZVI JOFFRE
Gabbay led Labor to only six seats in the April 9 election, down from the 24 it won in 2015 as part of the Zionist Union partnership of former MKs Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni.
Opposition parties to vote against going to another election this year.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The Likud has been looking for opposition MKs to defect to the coalition in return for portfolios. Channel 12 reported that the Likud had made such an offer to Gabbay.
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