Slomiansky: Lapid Was 'A Nightmare to Work With'For two years, MK Nissan Slomiansky worked 'under the thumb' of ex-Finance Minister Yair Lapid, calling it a 'nightmare'.
Whose Side is Yair Lapid On, Anyway?Yair Lapid refuses to sign vote-sharing deal with any left parties, and may lose them seat in the next Knesset, officials complained.
VIP Treatment and Car Fridges - How Some MKs Use Taxpayer MoneyAfter firestorm of criticism over report last week on gov't waste, Yair Lapid, Micky Levy come under scrutiny for exorbitant expenses.
Slomiansky: Where is Lapid Getting the Money?Finance Committee chairman MK Nissan Slomiansky wants to hear from the Finance Minister how he plans to fund the 2015 budget.
Lapid Presents 'No New Taxes' 2015 BudgetFinance Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday held a press conference to present the main points of the state budget for 2015.
New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 JobsJerusalem's “front gate” is set to get a major upgrade in the coming years, with a one billion dollar investment.
Intel to Invest $6 billion in IsraelIntel will spend $6 billion to upgrade its Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing plant, the government announced Monday.
Netanyahu Cuts Talk on 0% VAT Bill in Jab at LapidNetanyahu suspends discussion on controversial bill until budget deal worked out, in push on Lapid to back defense spending.
Dispute Over War Cost Reflects in Budget CrisisThe debate over how much Operation Protective Edge cost Israel is having a practical effect on the state budget, reports say.
Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?The controversy regarding Israel's budget heats up: Lapid and Netanyahu's associates accuse the other of trying to break the coalition.
Panicked Livni, Lapid Lash Out at Bennett Amid Jewish Home RiseAs polls show strong support for Jewish Home among the electorate, Tzippy Livni and Yair Lapid are concerned for their political futures.
Lapid: I Can Stop the Right's TakeoverYair Lapid said Monday that he intended to provide a counterweight to the increasing influence of the right.
Report: Israeli Landlords Cleaning Up as Rents JumpHousing sales are down in Israel, because of high prices and anticipation of the zero-VAT purchase plan - but rents are sky-high
Bennett: IDF Ready to Strike Back ImmediatelyEconomics Minister stands behind Netanyahu against Hamas 'blackmail' in the event ceasefire breaks down.
Lapid: No New Taxes, Unless War Continues Much LongerFinance Minister Yair Lapid said that Operation Protective Edge would not have much of an effect on the state budget - hopefully.
PM Mocks 'Inexperienced Lapid' for Contradicting HimselfPrime Minister Netanyahu slams Finance Minister Yair Lapid, branding him too inexperienced to make decisions on security.
Ariel: Lapid VAT Exemption Plan Won't Get Out of CommitteeHousing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) slammed Yair Lapid's plans to 'accommodate' haredi and Arab Israelis in his VAT exemption plan.
MK Eichler: Investigate Lapid for 'Hate Crimes'Hareidi MK attacks Finance Minister Yair Lapid, saying that he is 'guilty of hate crimes against haredi Israelis.'
In Passover Prayer, Secularist Lapid Calls for Divine LoveIn a special Passover prayer posted on his Facebook page, Finance Minister Yair Lapid asked G-d to show His love for the Jewish people
Lapid 'Saves' Passover With Potato ImportsFinance Minister Yair Lapid has headed off a major Passover crisis – a shortage of potatoes –by allowing more to be imported
MK Mozes: Lapid is the Real Prime MinisterThe government will continue to function - and continue to legislate anti-hareidi laws, UTJ head Menachem Eliezer Mozes believes.
Cautious Celebrations As Housing VAT Cancelled for New BuyersCutting VAT on apartments is nice, but there are better ways that Yair Lapid can help the middle class, says one consumer group.
Ariel: Make Sure All Israelis Get Apt. VAT DiscountHousing Minister Uri Ariel on Tuesday said that he would support eliminating VAT for first-time apartment buyers, provided it applied to all
Pro-Enlistment Group Says Current Measures Don't Go Far EnoughLapid criticized for 'misleading' Israelis into believing that the 'equal service' issue had been resolved; 50,000 hareidim 'still exempt'.
Lapid: Hareidi Israelis Are Our BrothersYair Lapid says he understands the anger in the hareidi community over the draft bill, but insists it was the 'right thing to do'.
MK Shaked: No Deal Yet to Charge Yeshiva Students on DraftMK Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) denied reports that there had been agreement on including criminal penalties for yeshiva students
Ben Dahan To Lapid: Stick to Finance, Not RabbisDeputy Religious Affairs Minister Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan said that Yair Lapid should worry about the Finance Ministry, not the Chief Rabbis
MK Chetboun Demands Lapid Apologize for Attacking Chief RabbisMK Yoni Chetboun slammed Finance Minister, who wants the rabbis sacked over a statement against women in the military.
Lapid: Kerry's Plan Will Give Israel, PA a 'Fair Divorce'Israel can and should move forward with a final-status agreement with the Palestinian Authority, Finance Minister Yair Lapid says.
Lapid: Halt New Raises for Ministers and MKsYesh Atid head Yair Lapid on Monday called on the Knesset to postpone scheduled pay raises for themselves and government ministers
Lapid: No New Income Taxes Next YearIncome tax for Israelis will not rise next year, as had been planned, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said.
Bennett: No Need for Criminal Penalties on Hareidi RefuseniksNaftali Bennett and Yair Lapid are having a disagreement on how to deal with hareidim who refuse to serve in the IDF
Lapid: Work Needed to Weaken Shekel, Fix BureaucracyYair Lapid feels the pain of Israeli exporters, businesspeople, and workers, he told the Manufacturers' Association.
Bennett: Israel An 'Economic Light to the Nations'If we can't agree on politics, we can agree that 'Israel is a light in the global economic storm,' said Economics Minister Naftali Bennett
Lapid: Cuts to Foreign Yeshiva Students Still StandFinance Minister: Until the criteria for forming an educational plan for yeshivot has been approved, no money will be allotted.
Bennett: Students Should Learn Technology, Not LawThe government is investing large sums of money to expand technology education programs
Finally: Promised NIS 65 Million to be Distributed to YeshivasA long awaited funding round of NIS 65 million for yeshivas in Israel will finally be distributed on Tuesday, Arutz Sheva has learned
Lapid: Building Announcement a 'Double Mistake'Finance Minister Lapid ignores government population data showing that Israelis are flocking to Judea and Samaria.
MK Maklev: Netanyahu Caved to Lapid Ultimatum on Terror ReleaseYair Lapid demanded that Binyamin Netanyahu cut funding for yeshivas in exchange for support on freeing terrorists, said MK Uri Maklev
Lapid: The Public is 'Lucky' to Have MeFinance Minister Yair Lapid called Shas leader Aryeh Deri “a liar” in an interview Thursday.
Poll: Bayit Yehudi, Yesh Atid Voters Happiest With Results57% of Israeli Jews said they were “satisfied” with the results of the election, a poll showed, while 6.2% were “very satisfied.”
Israel Without Real Winners - Back To Square OneWhere will the new governing coalition, when formed, start from? and where can it go?
Lapid Sinks, Nationalists Rise in Latest Pre-Election PollNationalist parties would win three more seats in the Knesset, while Lapid’s strength would sink, if elections were held today.
Security Agents to Probe Death Threat on NetanyahuA death threat to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was posted on his official Facebook page, and security officials are investigating.
Top Journalist Says Lapid 'Dangerous as Politician'Deputy Editor of Maariv says Yair Lapid has no known positions on public issues.
Rumors: Lapid will Woo AmsallemWill secularist politician find common ground with maverick hareidi MK?
Leftist Lapid May Be Nationalists’ Best FriendThe entry of leftist Lapid into politics may be great news for nationalists. Polls show he simply will split the opposition.
Bennett-Lapid: Genius Tactic or Gross Irresponsibility?The pact between the parties could be a brilliant move heralding a Zionist revolution – or a colossal blunder.