The left-wing faction keeps on finding ever more imaginative ways of shooting itself in the foot.
From declarations of loyalty to the army and judicial system to demonstrations of sympathy and support for the now-convicted soldier and his family, Israeli politicians exhibited signs of schizophrenia these past nine months.
Channel 2 says police found no sound evidence for prosecuting Zionist Union leader for receiving illegal campaign donations; AG to make final decision in case.
'The enemy of our enemy could be our partner,' says MK Erel Margalit, whose plan is based on common interests between Israel and regional states.
She said an 'artificial extension' of Herzog's term was unconstitutional and undemocratic, and that it would mean the party would face an extended 'destructive' primary campaign at the height of the public's 'crisis of confidence' with it.
Party leader Arye Dery slams appointee, Netanyahu aide Rami Sadan, for 'despicable' anti-Mizrahi comments, reported in Haaretz. Sadan tries damage control as Channel 10 launches inquiry.
Labor lawmaker uses gruesome metaphor to describe what would happen if her party joined the coalition based on the prime minister and defense minister's 'words of peace.'
MK Yacimovich accuses the prime minister of exploiting the incident for incitement.
Former Labor head MK Shelly Yacimovich boycotts party's first meeting since talks to join governing coalition collapsed, saying Herzog 'continues to lash out at members of his party.'
Moshe Ya'alon has been dumped, Avigdor Lieberman won the lottery, the best-laid plans of Herzog and some of his fellow Zionist Union members exploded in their faces, to the delight of their detractors – and Benjamin Netanyahu has achieved his principal goal: staying on top.