Yair Netanyahu calls Shaffir 'ugly outside and inside'
"After I devoted all my efforts to unite the camp, bring about its victory in the election and safeguard our democracy, I was forced to pay a price," Shaffir wrote.
She was not offered what she saw as a realistic slot on the combined Labor-Gesher-Meretz list for the March race.
Left-wing activists around the world want me to stay, she tells ‘Post’
Shaffir said she would do everything possible to unite Labor, Meretz, the Green Party and former prime minister Ehud Barak's allies by the January 15 deadline.
Labor seems to be at a crossroads at the moment, with rumors that Orly Levy-Abekasis may leave the union for Blue and White and that the party my unite with Meretz to create a larger left-wing bloc.
Lapid tells right-wing voters to trust Blue and White on security issues, says ’We won’t bring back Oslo, do another disengagement or stop fighting Iran.'
Shaffir finished second to Amir Peretz in the last Labor leadership race but then left the party and joined together with Meretz and former prime minister Ehud Barak to form the Democratic Union.
Shaffir suggested that the merged party be called the Israeli Democratic Party