Labor primaries

AVI GABBAY (center) and his Labor colleagues celebrate on primary night
Labor – has the party ended?

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.

U.S. citizen high on Labor list vows to help English speakers in Israel

Only one candidate had the ultimate secret weapon: A mother from Brooklyn.

Labor leader Avi Gabbay speaks to mayors from his party Thursday in Haifa
Gabbay undecided on adding star to Labor

Avi Gabbay vows to help nemesis enter Knesset.

High on Labor list, Fink vows to fight for 'left-leaning' religious values

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.

Labor party primaries
IN PICTURES: Labor primaries, can new party leaders bring hope?

Young leaders and newcomers dominate the party list, offering a message of change and vigor, will that be enough in April elections?

Itzik Shmuli (L) and Stav Shaffir (R)
Labor elects Shmuly, Shaffir to top of list

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.

Avi Gabbay
Analysis: Too late to resuscitate Labor

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.

Picture of Jeremy Leibler, president of the Zionist Federation of Australia
Aussie Zionist leader: Likely election of Labor gov’t will pose challenges

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.

Labor MK Stav Shaffir (C) with a group of supporters at a polling location for the party's primary
Flowers and fortune cookies flaunted by candidates in Labor race

“Today we are electing the best team for the next Knesset and the next government of Israel,” party Chairman Avi Gabbay said.

Labor primary underway as polls open across country

"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."

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