After more than 70 years of parliamentary activity and 37 years of leading the state, there is a high possibility that Labor will not pass the threshold and will cease to exist.
Only one candidate had the ultimate secret weapon: A mother from Brooklyn.
Avi Gabbay vows to help nemesis enter Knesset.
Yair “Yaya” Fink won 12th place on the Labor list during Monday's elections, marking him as a powerful and well-liked presence on the list the party will present to voters ahead of April 9.
Young leaders and newcomers dominate the party list, offering a message of change and vigor, will that be enough in April elections?
The choice of Shmuly and Shaffir signaled a generational change in the ruling party and may have set them up as the main contestants in the next Labor leadership race.
The sun came out, and so did Labor’s members. There were long lines in polling stations across the country, forcing an additional half hour of voting.
President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, Jeremy Leibler, said that the challenges facing Israel under a Labor government will center around three major issues.
“Today we are electing the best team for the next Knesset and the next government of Israel,” party Chairman Avi Gabbay said.
"This is a holiday, a celebration of democracy in the Labor Party," Gabbay said. "Today we are electing the best team for the next Knesset and the next government of Israel."