Knesset Speaker halts vote on law expelling terrorists' families

Yuli Edelstein stops Yesh Atid party from holding vote on law to expel terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 1/18/2017, 3:07 PM

Poll shows Yesh Atid leading Likud

A poll released Tuesday evening stated that Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party would be largest in Knesset if elections took place today.Arutz Sheva, 1/17/2017, 9:30 PM

Lapid to support Ghattas dismissal

Yesh Atid changes mind, will support initiative to implement the MK Removal Law in the case of Basel Ghattas.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2017, 1:05 AM

Yesh Atid MK: We won't sit with Meretz

Yesh Atid MK Meir Cohen says his party won't divide Jerusalem or sit with far-left Meretz party.Orly Harari, 1/14/2017, 11:24 PM

Poll: Lapid on top, Netanyahu trailing

Latest poll shows Yesh Atid retaining 3-seat lead over Likud, as Jewish Home passes Joint List to be 3rd largest party.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2017, 7:05 PM

Lapid has change of heart on Ghattas removal

After refusing to sign initiative to use MK Removal Law on MK Basel Ghattas, Yesh Atid now agrees to the move - if he is indicted.Elad Benari, 1/3/2017, 4:35 AM

'Lapid will be the next Prime Minister'

Yesh Atid MK says UNRWA schools inciting against Israel, and that polls show Yesh Atid will head next coalition.Shimon Cohen, 1/1/2017, 5:13 PM

Poll: Lapid would win most seats

Channel 10 poll finds that if elections were to be held today, Lapid would win 27 seats. Likud would be second with 23.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/30/2016, 9:00 PM

'Lapid has proven again that he's a leftist in disguise'

Likud blasts Yesh Atid chairman who criticized Netanyahu's response to the anti-Israel action in the UN Security Council.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2016, 12:06 AM

Kahlon attacks Yesh Atid: “You haven’t done anything!”

The Finance Minister strongly condemned the Yesh Atid party in the Knesset: “Instead of honestly admitting ‘we’ve failed,’ you’re hiding."Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2016, 8:53 PM

Arad rabbis stand behind mayor

Arab rabbis stand behind mayor after Litzman declares war on city claiming it embitters haredi population's lives.Ben Shaul, Chana Roberts, 12/14/2016, 8:17 AM

Lapid: “The political system betrays the citizens”

Yair Lapid criticized Netanyahu's establishment of a commission to examine how senior civil service appointments are made.Hezki Baruch, 12/12/2016, 4:03 PM

Yesh Atid proposes dissolution of Knesset

Amid polls showing tight race between Likud, Yesh Atid, opposition party pushes dissolution of 20th Knesset, new elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/4/2016, 2:03 PM

Yesh Atid MK criticizes rabbis

Ofer Shelah says right-wing rabbis, politicians trying to change IDF's policies and values and undermine commanders' authority.Reut Hadar, 12/3/2016, 7:49 PM

Netanyahu and Lapid dead even in latest poll

New poll finds that if elections were held today, Likud and Yesh Atid would each win 25 seats. Herzog continues to crash.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/2/2016, 9:11 PM

Lapid to vote against Muezzin law which 'insults Muslims'

Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid will vote against the Muezzin law as he claims noise ordinances already exist and the law 'insults Muslims'.Chezky Baruch, 11/29/2016, 10:27 AM

Ya'alon denies rumors claiming he'll join Yesh Atid

Former Defense Minister responds to reports claiming he plans to join Yesh Atid.Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2016, 9:55 PM

Yesh Atid to back bill limiting NGO involvment in elections

Proposed bill limits funds donated to NGOs who advance political interests during Israeli elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 1:34 PM

New poll: Yesh Atid with 25 seats, Likud 21

Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party would garner 25 seats if elections were held now, while the Likud would have just 21 seats.Hezki Baruch, 9/26/2016, 9:20 PM

Lapid and Rabbi Grossman pack care packages for the needy

“Rabbi Grossman always gives me the opportunity to help,” Lapid saidArutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 5:24 PM

Litzman: Lapid won't be Prime Minister

Health Minister downplays polls indicating that Yesh Atid would be the largest party in the Knesset.Chaim Lev, 9/12/2016, 2:13 AM

New poll: Yesh Atid rises, Shas collapses

Channel 1 poll finds that Lapid's party would win 27 seats if elections were held today. Likud down to 23, Shas barely passes the threshold.Orli Harari, 9/11/2016, 4:15 AM

Poll: If elections were held today, Yesh Atid would beat Likud

If elections would take place today, Likud would not receive largest amount of mandates according to poll released tonight on Channel 2.Yoel Domb, 9/6/2016, 10:19 PM

Yesh Atid leader saves yeshiva

Though often not on good terms with the haredi sector, Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid worked to save a yeshiva from closing in Hadera.Hillel Fendel, 8/17/2016, 12:38 PM

Poll: Coalition up, opposition down as Labor plummets

Labor drops 8 mandates in latest poll, while Jewish Home, Yesh Atid surge.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2016, 12:28 PM

Core Curriculum Law cancelled

A controversial counter-law now allows all Israeli schools - including haredi ones - to drop core subjects.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 8:16 AM

Haredi MK to Lapid: You just wanted to starve Jewish children

UTJ MK Menachem Eliezer Moses in blistering attack on Yesh Atid against backdrop of Core Curriculum law repeal process.Shai Landesman, 7/26/2016, 2:26 PM

Core Curriculum repeal passes first reading in Knesset

Bill repealing previous law making funding for haredi schools dependent on Core Curriculum compliance expected to become law next week.Haim Lev, 7/26/2016, 7:13 AM

Haredi party trumps Labor in latest poll, Yesh Atid ties Likud

Jewish Home, United Torah Judaism surge past Zionist Union, Yesh Atid pulls into statistical dead-heat with Likud.David Rosenberg, 7/24/2016, 2:51 PM

Ballot boxes in yeshivas?

Unlikely allies team up as Yesh Atid and UTJ MKs join together to push voting in universities, yeshivas.David Rosenberg, 6/5/2016, 1:02 PM

New Yesh Atid member: We could have put Liberman on trial

Yoav Seglovich, former police deputy commissioner now in Yesh Atid, speaks his mind on Liberman,Hezki Baruch, 6/4/2016, 10:17 PM

Zionist Union collapses to just 8 seats in latest poll

Left-wing plummets to all-time low in new poll, while Yesh Atid, UTJ, and Jewish Home surge.David Rosenberg, 5/30/2016, 8:37 PM

Lapid claims Netanyahu offered him to join the government

Yesh Atid head slams Labor for unity talks, saying 'the left is no better than the right'; reveals he turned down an offer from Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 4:23 PM

Poll: Lapid, Liberman continue to gain strength

New poll finds that Yesh Atid and Yisrael Beytenu are making gains at the expense of Likud and the Zionist Union.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/25/2016, 11:16 PM

Poll: Yesh Atid nearly catches up to Likud

Lapid's party comes in at 21 seats to 26 for Likud. In 1-on-1 vote against Netanyahu, Lapid ties with Bennett for closest gap behind the PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 9:07 AM

Poll: Netanyahu's coalition will not remain

New poll predicts current coalition parties dropping to 57 seats, not reaching a majority; Lapid's party jumps to be second largest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2016, 6:53 PM

'Dictator' Lapid secretly cancels elections for party leadership

Lapid revealed to have covertly broken promises to hold primaries and elections for Yesh Atid chair, quietly postponing to next Knesset.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2016, 9:50 PM

Lapid wants to 'build like crazy in Judea and Samaria blocs'

Yair Lapid sounds a distinctly right-wing tone at Arutz Sheva conference, says he opposes separation of religion and state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 1:21 PM

Kulanu will not join with any other party in the next election

Finance Minister Kahlon tells Israeli TV that his party will run by itself in the next election.Raphael Poch, 2/6/2016, 10:05 PM

Poll: Kahlon plunges as Lapid regains power

In battle of the center, Yesh Atid appears primed to become major Knesset power after next elections; Likud holds strong with 30 mandates.Ben Shaul, 1/28/2016, 1:56 PM

Lapid accuses Hevron eviction critics of 'divisiveness'

Yesh Atid chair defends Moshe Ya'alon against right-wing MKs threatening to bring down gov't over eviction of 200 Jews.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 3:49 PM

Lapid: 'Tu B'Shevat is the holiday of my nation'

At Yesh Atid's annual celebration, Yair Lapid quotes Isaiah, explains his party is still 'a sapling.'Hezki Baruch, 1/20/2016, 2:33 PM

Lapid outlines his battle against EU labeling ruling

At Ma'aleh Adumim business conference, Lapid outlines how he is working to counter EU labeling of 'settlement produce.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 2:13 PM

Yesh Atid releases anti-BDS booklet

Yair Lapid distributes booklets to travelers at Ben-Gurion airport. 'Every citizen can be an ambassador.'Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2015, 11:56 AM

Report: Netanyahu offered Yesh Atid to join coalition

United Torah Judaism livid over offer, views Lapid joining as 'red line.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2015, 3:15 PM

Lapid claims: We were offered Jewish Home's portfolios

Jewish Home officials accuse Netanyahu of betraying voters on the right, after Lapid claims he was offered ministries held by Jewish Home.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2015, 1:45 AM

Watch: Lapid takes British media to task for 'justifying' terror

Yesh Atid party leader says current wave of terror driven by religion-fueled hatred of Jews, not 'national conflict.'Ari Soffer, 10/22/2015, 12:23 PM

Left Outraged Over Motion Favoring Judea and Samaria Products

Leftist MKs react with anger over proposed motion that companies from Judea and Samaria will be prioritized in Knesset tenders.Ido Ben Porat, 10/20/2015, 6:55 AM

Hypocrisy? Lapid Decries 'Populist Criticism'

At faction meeting at stabbing site, Yesh Atid head condemns criticism, after sounding numerous criticisms of his own in recent weeks.Ari Yashar, 10/12/2015, 12:46 PM

Marzel: Elazar Stern is a 'Danger' to Israel

Returning MK with controversial past 'damaged Israel and cannot be regarded as religious,' asserts right-wing activist Baruch Marzel.Benny Toker, 9/3/2015, 12:45 PM

Liberman: Elections Will 'Definitely' Take Place in 2016

After Yair Lapid, second wannabe prime minister expresses confidence that the Netanyahu government would soon fall.Moshe Cohen, 8/30/2015, 8:17 PM

Litzman Appointed 'Official' Health Minister

Yaakov Litzman will officially take the position of Health Minister – a job he has been doing for the past several years as deputy minister.Moshe Cohen, 8/27/2015, 2:50 PM

Supreme Court Ruling Places Haredi MKs in a Bind

Court accepts petition against practice of appointing haredi MKs as 'deputy ministers acting as ministers' for ideological reasons.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2015, 6:49 PM

Case Closed Against Ex-IDF Chief, Will He Join Politics?

Former MK Elazar Stern expresses hope that former IDf Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi's next step will be to join Yesh Atid.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/13/2015, 10:05 AM

Yesh Atid Takes on Netanyahu in High Court

Yesh Atid argues Basic Law: The Government renders PM's control of Foreign, Health and Communications Ministries illegal.Cynthia Blank, 7/12/2015, 1:03 PM

Will Shas Turn Back the Clock on Rabbinate Reforms?

Conversion law may be overturned and Religious Affairs Ministry to take control of rabbinical courts, should Shas reforms pass.Cynthia Blank, 7/5/2015, 10:26 AM

Yesh Atid No-Confidence Vote Over Foreign Ministry Fiasco

Second no-confidence vote against the current government over the division of the Foreign Ministry responsibilities among 6 ministers.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2015, 1:24 PM