Former education minister fears merging with far-right political alliance will drive voters away, says 'won’t let us hold repeat election again'
Analysis Israel's Do-over Election Gives Arab Parties an Opportunity – One They're Refusing to Seize
The parties' failure to resurrect the Joint List points to a deep lack of trust from within – and in facing the Arab public
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'It’s clear that if there’s some kind of union, it will only be with [Labor leader] Amir Peretz leading it. There’s no question about it, we are unanimous. Barak’s leadership isn’t on the agenda,' the source said
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The low turnout in the April election has been attributed to the collapse of a four-party political alliance. But an expert says that even if the parties reunite, they are unlikely to regain their political power
Talks between Amir Peretz and Ehud Barak are part of contacts underway to unite the left-wing bloc ahead of the September 17 election
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As the parties bicker over slots on a unified slate, 'the Arab community feels that the rhetoric about unity, national challenges and priorities are empty words,' a mediator says
Right-wing parties Hayamin Hehadash and Zehut that failed to pass the electoral threshold in the last election are projected five seats each in the September vote, according to public broadcaster's survey
Ehud Barak, Meretz and Labor are mulling the option of joining forces, but there is concern that two parties running together could sink the third
The question that Israelis now have to ask themselves is whether they would want Gantz, Barak or Ya’alon as chief of staff after seeing their abilities in civilian life
Spending is increasing far faster than budgeted, tax income is rising less than forecast, and the government’s hands are tied
Former prime minister's party will be called 'Yisrael Democratit,' meaning democratic Israel
Netanyahu is stuck between the Ethiopian community's protest and Gaza firebombs, and Lieberman is breathing down his neck. Can a strategic trip to India save him?
Religious-Zionist rabbi Shlomo Aviner, who has major political influence, rejects possibility that Ayelet Shaked can head bloc of right-wing parties
Netanyahu makes huge efforts to deliver for West Bank Jewish settlers, even when it endangers U.S. bipartisan support for Israel. But at the ballot box, our analysis shows, settlers don’t pay him back
Joseph Shapira says that the premier has been ignoring him since he published his report on misuse of public funds at the PM's residence
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Peretz suspended victory celebrations due to protests over police killing of Ethiopian Israeli teen, saying it's 'time for a social leadership'
The former PM, who just made his own comeback, was banking on one of the younger candidates to win so their parties could merge – making him the undisputed leader
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