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Israel's Labor Party holds primaries ahead of the March 2021 elections.

Labor on last legs becomes laughing stock - analysis

Michaeli, Herzog, Shochat prevented from voting as party that founded state becomes mockery

24/01/2021
Labor primaries

Labor to elect new leader, again

There are seven candidates for the 37,104 eligible Labor party members to choose from, with current MK Merav Michaeli strongly placed ahead of a field of less well-known candidates.

Yitzhak Time, candidate for leader of the Labor Party

Ethiopian immigrant joins Labor leadership race

Candidates also include MK, casino millionaire, adman and belly dancer

21/01/2021
Blue and White leaders Gabi Ashkenazi, Benny Gantz, Yair Lapid and Moshe Ya’alon thank supporters at

The suicide of the Center-Left?

Lapid has remained steady at 14 seats instead of rising. Huldai has gone down and not up. And Gantz has not left politics, making it harder for parties that dislike him to unite.

17/01/2021

Labor Party to hold leadership primary

Meirav Michaeli is set to run, challenged by advertising executive Gil Beilin and possibly by Itzik Shmuli.

14/01/2021

Labor leader Amir Peretz announces he has no intention to run for Knesset

"I will continue to work for the Israeli public out of love and great faith" and act "out of a sense of mission and personal example."

13/01/2021
New Labor leader Amir Peretz, July 3rd, 2019

Peretz to work on uniting Labor and Left

Peretz reiterated his plan to raise Labor from the six seats it won in the April 9 election to 15

04/07/2019

Peretz: If I win, Netanyahu will lose

Shaffir received an endorsement on Sunday from Rabbi Gilad Kariv, who heads the Reform movement in Israel.

01/07/2019
Avi Gabbay speaking at the Labor headquartes in Tel Aviv alongside MKs Omer Bar-Lev and Stav Shaffir

Labor to hold leadership primary in November

The proposal to hold primaries was proposed by current party leader Avi Gabbay, after the party's failure at the national elections, in which the party received only six Knesset seats.

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.

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