Orly Levy-Abekasis

Fake Facebook, Twitter accounts ‘announce’ Gesher is dropping out

“Gesher is getting stronger, so they’re spreading lies against us,” Gesher’s Facebook page said in a post responding to the incidents. “Our answer in the ballot box will be overwhelming.”

Levy-Abekasis: 'Read my lips: I’m not quitting'

The public is "fed up" of repetitive arguments, while "5,000 people die every year in hospitals from infections and that interests no one,” Levy-Abekasis said.

Gesher chair Orly Levy-Abekasis during a speech launching her party's campaign
Right or Left? Levy-Abekasis: 'I'm in the place that the people need me'

“I don’t have extra affection for Gantz or Bibi,” Levy-Abekasis responded. “The content is what defines things, not the persona. Social issues don’t interest either one of them.”

Orly Levy Abecassis (L) and Benny Gantz (R)
Levy-Abekasis speaks on failed merger with Gantz's former party

"I won't compromise on the issues Gesher was founded to address," said Gesher party Chairwoman Orly Levy-Abekasis.

General (Ret.) Gabi Ashkenazi, former IDF Chief of General Staff and Chairman Of The Board of the Ra
Gabi Ashkenazi still undecided on entering politics

Gesher starts campaign by attacking Gantz.

Orly Levy Abecassis (L) and Benny Gantz (R)
Gesher begins campaign by attacking Gantz

The ad mocked Gantz's ads by using their same army green color but depicting statistics about poor kids and closed businesses.

Orly Levy Abecassis (L) and Benny Gantz (R)
Analysis: Why centrist parties can keep things vague and still get votes

Centrist leaders tend to wow the public, but their platitude parties don't get the votes

Orly Levy-Abecasis
Levy-Abecasis, New Right squabble over Glick's journalism career

Glick recently joined Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's new right-wing party after they broke off from Bayit Yehudi.

Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat
Former Jerusalem mayor Barkat formally announces he's running with Likud

Other political figures announced their campaigns for the upcoming elections this week.

Tzipi Livni addresses a faction meeting, November 12th, 2018
Livni calls on Center-Left to form bloc to take down Netanyahu

Levi-Abecasis and Ya'alon announce plans to form two new parties ahead of April elections.

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