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Yesh Atid MK Attacks: Kahlon Did Nothing

Battle for center continues as Yesh Atid and Kulanu candidates attack each other's chairmen for doing 'nothing' in ministerial posts.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 3/12/2015, 1:38 PM

Haredi MK Mozes: Anybody But Lapid

United Torah Judaism MK says his party could join coalition with Jewish Home - Yesh Atid, however, was out of the question.Moshe Cohen, 3/11/2015, 6:23 PM

Police Probe Urged After Lapid Portrayed as Nazi

Party's legal adviser calls for criminal investigation, after unknown person disseminates violently offensive posters.Ari Soffer, 3/10/2015, 7:44 PM

Poll Gives Labor 3 Mandate Edge, Centrist Backing

Labor 24, Likud 21 as Yesh Atid surges to 14. Majority of Yesh Atid and Kulanu voters want Herzog as prime minitser.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 4:01 PM

Lihi Lapid's Requests Got Preferential Treatment

Channel Ten reveals personal requests from Lihi Lapid to Yesh Atid offices were attended to before other general requests from the public.Cynthia Blank, 3/9/2015, 10:49 PM

Kahlon Denies Rumors of Deal With Liberman, Lapid

Moshe Kahlon denies rumors of plans for a post-election negotiation bloc with Yesh Atid, Yisrael Beytenu, or any other party.Moshe Cohen, 3/8/2015, 5:19 PM

Lapid: We Won't Let Democracy be 'Steered' Away

Yesh Atid leader tells terrorists they're 'mere mortals' at campaign rally in Tel Aviv; pledges to uphold 'democracy' against Right.Orly Harari, 3/6/2015, 1:42 PM

Lapid 'Doesn't Regret' Slamming Deri During Debate

Yair Lapid talks about Yesh Atid's campaign as well as his controversial remarks to Deri during elections debate.Cynthia Blank, 3/5/2015, 10:06 AM

Lapid Slams Netanyahu for 'Stubborn' Congress Talk

Yesh Atid presents 273 page platform on; Lapid takes opportunity to once again attack PM's Congress speech.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/2/2015, 3:12 PM

Yar Lapid's Wife Bashes Sara Netanyahu

'A prime minister's wife should be someone whom every woman can be proud of,' says Lihi Lapid.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2015, 9:30 AM

Piron: Yesh Atid is Not Rejecting Any Coalition

Yesh Atid MKs discuss issues with Petah Tikva residents, including opinions on separation of church and state, and Palestinian state.Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank, 2/26/2015, 9:33 AM

Kulanu: Lapid Responsible for Housing Crisis

Battle of the 'centrists': Lapid blames PM for crisis, thwarting Yesh Atid's attempts to fix it. Kulanu: Lapid isn't taking responsibility.Cynthia Blank, 2/22/2015, 1:50 PM

Lapid: No to Coalition that Will Change Draft Law

Yesh Atid chairman says he will not be part of a government that will remove the criminal sanctions against haredi draft dodgers.Ido Ben Porat, 2/22/2015, 5:02 AM

Litzman Won't Attend Debate 'Because of Lapid'

MK Ya’akov Litzman says United Torah Judaism doesn't want to give Yesh Atid chairman an opportunity to incite against haredim.Haim Lev, 2/13/2015, 4:14 AM

Kirschenbaum Exposes Plot to Unseat Netanyahu

Former Deputy Interior Minister claims Yisrael Beytenu, Yesh Atid and Kulanu planned to form a united bloc against Netanyahu.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 2/13/2015, 3:14 AM

Yesh Atid MK's Skinny Jeans Arouse Controversy

In interview, MK and rabbi Shai Piron favors gay marriage, transport on Sabbath – but his whiskey trolley is what people discussed.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2015, 5:25 PM

Yesh Atid MK: We Don't Boycott Meretz

MK Ofer Shelah says his party will do anything to prevent a coalition with Netanyahu and the "extreme rightists".Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 2/12/2015, 3:44 AM

Lapid Vows to Make 'Corrupt' JNF a Gov't Org

Yesh Atid chairman pledges to take billions of shekel from JNF and funnel it to social causes, housing crisis.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2015, 11:36 AM

Yesh Atid Shows Leftist Colors

Former Science Minister Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri said Monday that Yesh Atid would sit in a coalition with far-left Meretz.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/9/2015, 9:49 PM

Yesh Atid MK: We'll Prefer Herzog Over Netanyahu

MK Shai Piron says his party believes "it's time to replace Netanyahu" and would prefer to recommend Herzog as Prime Minister.Ido Ben Porat, 2/9/2015, 4:13 AM

Lapid Ignores Livni's Call to Stop Netanyahu Go'vt

Livni demands Yesh Atid head Lapid pledge not to recommend Netanyahu to form next government, but recommend Labor instead.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/5/2015, 2:55 PM

Yesh Atid Presents Eerily Similar Knesset List

Days before the Central Elections Committee deadline, Yair Lapid presents his party's list for the 20th Knesset - all appointed by him.Cynthia Blank, 1/26/2015, 9:00 PM

Lapid Crusades to Raise the Salaries of Soldiers

Standing outside the Kirya in Tel Aviv, Yair Lapid and fellow Yesh Atid MKs petition for the salaries of IDF soldiers to be raised.Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2015, 11:05 AM

Third Yesh Atid MK Quits Politics

MK Rina Frenkel to step down, work for Yesh Atid on the executive side, she announces.Hezki Baruch, 1/24/2015, 10:58 PM

Yesh Atid Trying to Woo National-Religious Voters?

Lapid's party backtracks on push for public transport on Shabbat, days after opening branch for national religious supporters.Tova Dvorin, 1/23/2015, 9:06 AM

MK Shimon Solomon Taking Break from Politics

Solomon becomes second MK to quit post in Yesh Atid, although he will remain involved in the party behind the scenes.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2015, 3:38 PM

Netanyahu Unlikely to Run with Jewish Home

After digging into the issue, Netanyahu determined he would need major Likud Central Committee support to form joint list with Jewish Home.Cynthia Blank, 1/22/2015, 9:00 AM

Kahlon Rules Out Running with Lapid

"We are running alone all the way to the finish line," declares Kulanu chairman as he puts an end to rumors that he's running with Lapid.Ido Ben Porat and Ben Ariel, 1/22/2015, 6:42 AM

Yesh Atid, Kulanu Running Separately

Yair Lapid and Moshe Kahlon not to combine parties into united center bloc, quelling yet another rumor of a joint list.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2015, 4:26 PM

Lapid: I Could Support Legalizing Marijuana

Surprise turnaround for former finance minister, after Lapid vehemently denied being involved in or promoting drug use in 2013.Tova Dvorin, 1/20/2015, 8:15 AM

Elazar Stern Officially Joins Yesh Atid

In a press conference Sunday, Yair Lapid announced Elazar's move to join Yesh Atid, calling him 'Yesh Atid's 20th Knesset member.'Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 12:33 PM

Elazar Stern Joins Yesh Atid Party

Former Hatnua MK will be joining Yair Lapid's party, just weeks after resigning from Hatnua.Hezki Baruch, 1/17/2015, 6:36 PM

Poll: Jewish Home Strengthens Despite Attacks

Labor takes top spot from Likud, Shas no stronger despite Deri's much-vaunted return.Shlomo Pitriokovski, 1/13/2015, 6:02 PM

Poll: Yesh Atid, Kulanu Competing for Center Bloc

Center bloc competing for same voters, poll reveals; right-wing could strengthen due to attacks in Paris.Tova Dvorin, 1/12/2015, 7:40 PM

Smotrich, Struk and Kalfa Elected to Tekuma List

The members of the Central Committee of Tekuma choose their candidates for the Knesset. Yesh Atid quick to criticize.Yoni Kempinski, 1/12/2015, 1:15 AM

Yesh Atid: Netanyahu a Weak and Failed PM

Yesh Atid fires back after Netanyahu blames Yair Lapid for the rise in housing prices.Elad Benari, 1/7/2015, 6:43 AM

Left Fires Back at Netanyahu

“Israel's problem is not governance but rather the governor,” say Herzog and Livni after Netanyahu slams the left during a campaign rally.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 12:12 AM

Lapid Admits: 'Power Drunk' as Finance Minister

Lapid says ministerial post was a 'trap' and admits to 'mistakes,' promises to block Netanyahu from being prime minister.Ari Yashar, 1/5/2015, 2:48 PM

Peace Now: More Money to 'Settlements' in 2014

Far-left group claims Interior Ministry granted 3.5 times more money to Judea-Samaria in 2014. But could frozen funds be the cause?Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 9:30 AM

Labor, Yesh Atid to 'Play Nice' This Election

Pact not to mudsling each other leaked on Tel Aviv radio program, after Labor MK takes back remark over Yair Lapid.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 8:37 AM

Lapid: I Would Return to Finance Ministry

Lapid vows to return housing crisis laws to the agenda if he sits in the next government, says he could work with hareidi parties.Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 8:14 AM

Lapid Slams Other Parties Over 'Corruption'

"We’ve had it with those who are corrupt and we are fed up with them stealing our country," says Yesh Atid chairman at party gathering.Elad Benari, 1/2/2015, 3:16 AM

Yesh Atid's MK Koll Quits Politics

MK Adi Koll announces she is quitting politics and returning to work in the field of education.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 12/31/2014, 3:16 AM

Lapid: Corruption 'Every Day' in 19th Knesset

Lapid boasts Yesh Atid is the only party not subject to some scandal in Israeli history, claims 'settlers, hareidim' given precedence.Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2014, 12:50 PM

Lapid: We Won't Split Jerusalem

Yesh Atid chairman vows his party would never split Jerusalem, and also launches a tirade against PM Netanyahu and his lack of diplomacy.Elad Benari, 12/28/2014, 5:01 AM

Lapid: Yesh Atid is Running Alone

Lapid discusses upcoming elections, Yesh Atid's accomplishments, and responds to personal criticism from Netanyahu in Ch. 2 interview.Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 10:05 AM

Lapid to Netanyahu: What Decade Are You Stuck In?

Lapid dismisses PM's warning about 'reaching Kotel in APCs,' claims Netanyahu runs his campaign on fear-mongering.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 12:35 PM

Danon: Israel Paying the Price for Lapid

Following the publication of Latet's Alternative Poverty Report, Yesh Atid, Likud and Shimon Peres quickly strike up blame game.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/22/2014, 8:28 PM

Yesh Atid: Child Poverty is a Badge of Shame on PM

Yesh Atid blames Netanyahu after Latet releases report showing 1 in 3 children in Israel live below the poverty line.Cynthia Blank, 12/22/2014, 4:19 PM

Lapid: Israel Owes Its Citizens an Apology

Lapid claims 'the government hasn't been working for' the people over the past 20 years, claims Netanyahu 'pulled plug' on crucial programs.Orly Harari, 12/20/2014, 10:59 PM

Approaching a Deal? Lapid and Kahlon Meet

After various reports and denials of a center consolidation, Lapid and Kahlon met Monday evening, presumably to discuss.Cynthia Blank, 12/15/2014, 9:54 PM

Lapid: PM Only Interested in Staying in Power

Lack of success for Yesh Atid because the party 'stood out too much,' 'deliberately took difficult issues,' Lapid says.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2014, 3:47 PM

Lapid Continues to Stress Center Position

In a speech, Lapid says Livni wanted to join left-wing bloc, but the election will be between right and center.Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 9:49 AM

Lapid: 'No Room for 4 Million Arabs in Israel'

Lapid presents Yesh Atid as the paragon of the political Center, amid polls which show a loss of at least 10 seats in the next Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/12/2014, 1:01 PM

Lapid Claims Elections 'Between Right and Center'

The political map according to Lapid: Labor is left, Likud is 'extreme right,' and he is 'true change.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/11/2014, 6:54 PM

Kahlon, Liberman Deny 3-Way Unification

Both Moshe Kahlon and Yisrael Beytenu deny rumor floated by Yesh Atid, that they are discussing a joint list.Gil Ronen, 12/11/2014, 5:03 PM

MK Cohen: Lapid, Liberman and Kahlon in Contact

Former Welfare Minister Meir Cohen reveals ongoing contact between Yesh Atid, Yisrael Beiteinu, and Kulanu without providing details.Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 2:15 PM