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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, Tuesday, 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

Lapid Reveals Netanyahu Offered Him Foreign Ministry

Yesh Atid head confirms surprising reports given his 'putsch' attempt against PM that led to elections, vows to be next prime minister.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/30/2015, 9:38 PM

Report: Netanyahu Offered Lapid the Foreign Ministry

Unnamed sources tell Channel 2 that PM Netanyahu offered Yair Lapid to join his coalition and become Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 5/29/2015, 3:15 AM

Lapid Issues No-Confidence Motion in New Government

Claiming new gov't has failed to truly commit to fighting poverty, Yesh Atid raises no-confidence motion days after gov't's formation.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 3:01 PM

Litzman: Anyone Can Join the Coalition - Except Lapid

United Torah Judaism MK welcomes expansion of government to more than 61 MKs, unless it's Yesh Atid that joins.Haim Lev and Elad Benari, 5/13/2015, 4:13 AM

Supreme Court Rejects Yesh Atid Petition

Justice Daphne Barak-Erez rejects petition on grounds of Knesset, Attorney General response.Shlomo Pitrikovksy, 5/11/2015, 10:41 AM

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Formal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/11/2015, 9:26 AM

Government Given 12 Hours to Respond to Yesh Atid Appeal

Supreme Court orders government and Attorney General to respond to appeal against expansion of cabinet by 8:00 Monday.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Elad Benari, 5/11/2015, 1:14 AM

Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Government Expansion

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning to increase the number of ministers in his government – if the High Court lets him.Moshe Cohen, 5/10/2015, 9:41 PM

Shas Coalition Deal Includes Synagogues, Haredi Housing

Shas has succeeded in 'rolling back the clock' on many of the 'edicts' from the previous government, its coalition agreement shows.Moshe Cohen, 5/10/2015, 7:32 PM

'Netanyahu is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah fires at Netanyahu's bid to extend number of ministers, claims it is not lawful.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2015, 9:01 AM

Lapid: Zionist Union Would Make the Haredim the Same Offer

Yesh Atid chairman blasts the Zionist Union for failing to criticize the make-up of Netanyahu's new coalition.Elad Benari, 5/10/2015, 5:42 AM

Lapid Livid Over Enlarging of Cabinet, Threatens Legal Action

Likud announces Knesset vote on enlarging the cabinet from 18 ministries to 20, evoking threats from Yesh Atid.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/8/2015, 8:30 PM

Herzog: This is a 'Government of National Failure'

Zionist Union, Yesh Atid denounce Netanyahu's new coalition, promise to fight it.Elad Benari, 5/7/2015, 3:16 AM

Lapid: Netanyahu is Using Our Tax Money for Political Payoffs

Continuing rant against Likud's coalition deal with UTJ at Yesh Atid's faction meeting, Lapid stresses party will fight Bibi's 'bribes.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 4:38 PM

Yesh Atid Protests UTJ Coalition Agreement as a 'Sellout'

MKs and activists demonstrate in Tel Aviv against coalition deal which 'sells out' the nationalist camp and the State, they claim.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/1/2015, 12:34 PM