story is getting too much attention. these leaks are not recorded documents but reports and interpretations various diplomats written some time after the conversation. it is likely that some of them are true while others are less so, taken out of context or simply misunderstood. these are not minutes of a meeting, just plain reports written by people based on their memories. most importantly, the labor party is irrelevant regardless whether incompetent and aggressive peretz or intelligent but equally incompetent herzog wins the internal elections.
Woman arrested trying to jump White House fence (Reuters)