The power of the powerless in Israel’s fractured political landscape
First in a series on the American left: Will left-wing anti-Zionists and anti-Semites in America succeed in hollowing out the traditional liberal left in the United States, as they have in Britain and France?
A sophisticated social media campaign propelled the newcomer past the party’s elite and its candidate, Amir Peretz
Once Israel’s biggest party, Labor, which elected a new head this week, is losing ground, offering left-leaning parties everywhere a lesson on how not to do politics
With a Trumpian message, Israeli mogul turned politician Erel Margalit has joined the race to lead the Labor party and remake the Israeli left
Lacking a vision of the future, Labor reinvents itself by misreading the past
The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private
Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration
By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence
Incumbent Shelly Yachimovich faces off against party royalty Isaac Herzog
In J Street keynote address, Labor party leader discussed peace process, Iran
Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?
Once-maligned Labor politician Amir Peretz explains how he saw what many decorated generals did not
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
Ken Livingstone, the once and perhaps future London mayor, has made a string of anti-Semitic remarks. Why do his party’s leaders indulge him?
Critics of Israel say the state touts its gay-rights record only to conceal its oppression of Palestinians. They call it pinkwashing. That’s nonsense.
This Week in Israel: Civil Defense simulates a two-front war, the Netanya gas explosion goes under review, cost-of-living concerns reach the Knesset, a former army bodyguard pleads his case, Labor adds to its ranks, and more
The race to head the once-dominant Israeli party heats up