קדימה היא מפלגה ישראלית, שהוקמה בנובמבר 2005 על ידי אריאל שרון, לאחר שפרש מהליכוד, על רקע תוכנית ההתנתקות. אל שרון הצטרפו שליש מחברי הכנסת של הליכוד ומספר חברי כנסת נוספים ממפלגת העבודה ובראשם שמעון פרס. בבחירות 2006 זכתה קדימה, הפעם בהנהגת אהוד אולמרט כיו"ר המפלגה, להישג חסר תקדים כשהפכה למפלגה הגדולה ביותר, ולראשונה, המפלגה הגדולה ביותר בכנסת לא הייתה הליכוד או מפלגת העבודה. מאז ועד הבחירות לכנסת התשע עשרה בינואר 2013 הייתה קדימה המפלגה ...
Kadima council chairman Haim Ramon advised Palestinian Authority chief negotiator Saeb Erekat three weeks ago not to enter into direct talks with Israel, an unidentified witness to Ramon’s and Erekat’s July 8 conversation at the capital’s American Colony Hotel told Israel Radio anchor Ayala Hasson on Thursday.
Sources in Kadima went further and suggested that Netanyahu might have sent people to eavesdrop on Ramon or used state intelligence agents to try to make it look like Kadima was advising the Palestinians to wait for a better deal from a Kadima administration ...
Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak both used their testimony before the Turkel Commission to evade responsibility for the mistakes in handling May’s Gaza flotilla, Kadima leader Livni said on Tuesday.A Kadima spokesman accused Ehud Barak of “breaking records of chutzpa” previously set by Netanyahu by placing responsibility on soldiers for the government’s failures. The spokesman said Netanyahu’s government behaved irresponsibly by “throwing its rubbish on the officers of the IDF who cannot defend themselves against the ministers of their own ...
The Kadima faction responded to Defense Minister Ehud Barak's testimony before the Turkel Commission, which is examining the Israel Navy raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla. In a statement issued by the party, it was written, "Barak has broken the audacity record set by Netanyahu and has shamelessly placed responsibility on those in uniform for his failures and those of his government. The government is stammering and looking to deflect blame for the entanglement it created for itself."
Published: 08.10.10, 13:02
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Political: March 1, 2012 MK Aryeh Bibi (Kadima) proposed an ammendment to the “Basic Law: Jerusalem the Capital of Israel” that sought to prevent gay pride parades from being held in Jerusalem, so as not to offend religious sensibilities. He withdrew the proposal a day after the media published it.
Judiciary: June 18, 2012 The State Attorney’s labor disputes expert Nurit Elstein wrote an opinion which was used by the Regional Labour Court to increase the pension rights of MK Ronit Tirosh (Kadima) by approximately 2 million NIS. The opinion was passed on to Tirosh for prior perusal, while using familiar nicknames. (Hebrew - Haaretz)
Political: January 14, 2013 Chairman of the Central Elections Committee, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, has disqualified parts of the election campaign commercials of “HaLikud Beitenu”, “Kadima”, and “HaTnua” parties, in which images of IDF soldiers are shown. (Hebrew – News1)