Lapid: Now isn't the time for an election, time to form a gov't without Netanyahu

Lapid: Now isn't the time for an election, time to form a gov't without Netanyahu

Opposition leader: Netanyahu needs to resign. We can form a government within 48 hours.Elad Benari, 7/28/2020, 3:02 AM
'To this day I've heard no apology from Yair Lapid'

'To this day I've heard no apology from Yair Lapid'

Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz attacks Opposition Chairman's conduct during Gush Katif expulsion: 'Perhaps for him it was a victory.'Mordechai Sones, 7/27/2020, 9:48 PM
Lapid: Public Security Minister doesn't understand what democratic protest is about

Lapid: Public Security Minister doesn't understand what democratic protest is about

Yesh Atid chairman calls on Netanyahu to fire Public Security Minister over criticism of 'chaotic' anti-government protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2020, 2:41 PM
Yair Lapid: 'You're disconnected. Enough!'

Yair Lapid: 'You're disconnected. Enough!'

Opposition leader claims: 'People across the country, on all the bridges and at all the junctions people are saying, enough.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2020, 9:40 PM
'Yair Lapid absconded'

'Yair Lapid absconded'

Smotrich explains absurdity of law banning conversion therapies, causing MK Lapid to storm out of plenum.Mordechai Sones, 7/23/2020, 11:30 AM
Yair Lapid: 'Netanyahu needs to resign, he's lost control'

Yair Lapid: 'Netanyahu needs to resign, he's lost control'

'If PM resigns, we'll have a real emergency national government within 48 hours,' says Yesh Atid chief, slamming PM's handling of crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2020, 2:51 PM
'This isn't Netanyahu's house, this is State of Israel's house'

'This isn't Netanyahu's house, this is State of Israel's house'

Lapid visits protesters at of PM's house, attacking early morning removal by police: 'No right to tell people they can't protest here.'Hezki Baruch, 7/13/2020, 4:18 PM
'Netanyahu failed: We're less prepared than for first wave'

'Netanyahu failed: We're less prepared than for first wave'

Yesh Atid leader says growing number of COVID-19 cases proves 'bloated' government 'needs to be put on unpaid leave.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 3:20 PM
'Mandelblit government coup plot has been fully revealed'

'Mandelblit government coup plot has been fully revealed'

PMs associates: 'Mandelblit trying to undo democratic decision of millions of citizens who elected Binyamin Netanyahu to be prime minister.'Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2020, 10:51 PM
Lapid: There is no government in Israel

Lapid: There is no government in Israel

"Instead of managing the crisis", Opposition Leader MK Yair Lapid said, "they created largest bloated government in the history of Israel"Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 2:38 PM
Report: Lapid sought to cancel security detail

Report: Lapid sought to cancel security detail

Opposition chairman reportedly wanted to cancel the security detail provided to him, but a ministerial committee refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2020, 6:40 AM
Lapid: Shame is dead and we are watching the funeral

Lapid: Shame is dead and we are watching the funeral

Opposition Leader Yair Lapid blasts unity government spending on ministers during ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 'They have no shame.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2020, 3:04 PM
Lapid: Netanyahu is not a legitimate Prime Minister

Lapid: Netanyahu is not a legitimate Prime Minister

Opposition leader accuses PM of incitement against Supreme Court Justices, attorney general, and others. 'Netanyahu is the danger to Israel'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2020, 3:43 PM
Lapid: 'Coronavirus law' puts democracy in danger

Lapid: 'Coronavirus law' puts democracy in danger

Yesh Atid leader warns law gives too much power to Prime Minister Netanyahu, 'gives a criminal absolute power overt the police.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2020, 3:35 PM
Lapid: Gantz himself does not believe the rotation will take place

Lapid: Gantz himself does not believe the rotation will take place

Opposition chairman: The government doesn't care about the citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2020, 5:46 AM
Report: Former Chief of Staff met Lapid

Report: Former Chief of Staff met Lapid

Days after expressing interest in joining politics, Gadi Eizenkot has already held a series of meetings with public figures.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/23/2020, 1:20 AM
Yair Lapid: 'They need more jobs, more waste'

Yair Lapid: 'They need more jobs, more waste'

Opposition head: 'Dozens more jobs for most inflated and wasteful coalition in history of Israel. More MKs, more bureaus, more vehicles.'Mordechai Sones, 5/18/2020, 4:38 PM
Lapid: I will oppose sovereignty

Lapid: I will oppose sovereignty

Newly appointed opposition leader: I will oppose applying sovereignty because it is a unilateral step.Elad Benari, 5/18/2020, 5:08 AM
'Our economy is on the verge of collapse - and they make the most wasteful gov't ever'

'Our economy is on the verge of collapse - and they make the most wasteful gov't ever'

Yesh Atid chairman slams Netanyahu-Gantz coalition deal, calling planned unity gov't "the largest and most wasteful in history."Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 3:03 PM
Lapid: We'll do everything to bring down Netanyahu gov't

Lapid: We'll do everything to bring down Netanyahu gov't

Yesh Atid Chairman pushes back against claims he endorses Netanyahu, after he said he would say yes if Netanyahu sought to cancel rotation.Tal Polon, 4/30/2020, 1:46 PM
Yair Lapid looks to block Gantz from becoming Prime Minister

Yair Lapid looks to block Gantz from becoming Prime Minister

Yesh Atid chief offers to help Netanyahu cancel rotational agreement whenever the PM wants - thus preventing Gantz from becoming premier.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/28/2020, 8:36 AM
Lapid to Blue and White: 'You've crawled into Netanyau's fifth government'

Lapid to Blue and White: 'You've crawled into Netanyau's fifth government'

Yesh Atid's MK Yair Lapid slams Blue and White for signing an agreement with PM Netanyahu. 'You said he was a con man.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 2:44 PM
Lapid: Gantz's unconditional surrender has crushed democracy

Lapid: Gantz's unconditional surrender has crushed democracy

Yesh Atid leader attacks unity deal between Gantz, Netanyahu, says deal had nothing to do with fighting coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 9:17 PM
Lapid to Gantz: You don't fight corruption from the inside

Lapid to Gantz: You don't fight corruption from the inside

Yesh Atid chairman addresses protest in Tel Aviv, criticizes Benny Gantz for seeking to enter unity government with Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 9:19 PM
Small business owners boo Yair Lapid at Knesset protest

Small business owners boo Yair Lapid at Knesset protest

Yesh Atid chairman shows up at Knesset protest led by small business owners - only to get booed, have signs thrown at him.Hezki Baruch, 4/19/2020, 11:33 AM
MK Yair Lapid suggests 'freezing political process, fighting corruption'

MK Yair Lapid suggests 'freezing political process, fighting corruption'

Lapid said the current state of politics in Israel was an "embarassment" and suggested freezing political process for the coming half year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2020, 5:44 PM
Gantz: I won't badmouth Bogie and Yair despite what I know

Gantz: I won't badmouth Bogie and Yair despite what I know

Blue and White chairman explains why he went for unity government: Minority government wasn't an option; I didn't want a fourth election.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2020, 5:57 AM
Gantz Trojan Horse threatens Israel as the Jewish National Home

Gantz Trojan Horse threatens Israel as the Jewish National Home

Netanyahu must make sure the Jewish National Home, Israel, does not regret Gantz receiving the reins of the country in a year and a half. David Singer, 3/31/2020, 3:39 PM
Gantz: Israel must not be dragged into a fourth election during such a challenging period

Gantz: Israel must not be dragged into a fourth election during such a challenging period

Newly elected Knesset Speaker says goodbye to Yair Lapid and Moshe Ya'alon: Thank you for the path we went down together over the past year.Hezki Baruch, 3/27/2020, 1:09 AM
Lapid: Not a unity government but a Netanyahu government

Lapid: Not a unity government but a Netanyahu government

Yesh Atid Chairman responds to Benny Gantz's decision to leave Blue and White and join unity government.Arutz Sheva, 3/26/2020, 8:45 PM
Blue and White party to break apart

Blue and White party to break apart

Lapid, Ya'alon request to break off from Blue and White as Netanyahu supports Gantz's candidacy for Knesset Speaker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 5:03 PM
'Gantz chooses Lapid over State of Israel'

'Gantz chooses Lapid over State of Israel'

Minister Levin strongly criticizes Blue and White conduct: 'Lapid's proposal to Netanyahu is poor excuse for refusing emergency government.'Shimon Cohen, 3/23/2020, 7:56 PM
Woman who violated quarantine 'listened to Lapid'

Woman who violated quarantine 'listened to Lapid'

Woman justifies quarantine violation: 'There are politicians who said to get out of the house, I saw Lapid said something like that.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2020, 12:04 PM
Lapid: The Likud will not succeed in dismantling us

Lapid: The Likud will not succeed in dismantling us

MK Yair Lapid in TV interview: By the end of Benny's mandate, we will be able to form a government.Michal Levy, 3/23/2020, 6:09 AM
Former Yesh Atid leader to Lapid: Enough, sit with Netanyahu

Former Yesh Atid leader to Lapid: Enough, sit with Netanyahu

Former Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron says his friend Yair Lapid must agree to unity government, as must Gantz and Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 7:00 PM
Lapid: Israeli citizens don't live in a democracy

Lapid: Israeli citizens don't live in a democracy

Blue and White leader accuses Netanyahu of 'fatal mistakes' in dealing with coronavirus, says PM shut down courts, Knesset to avoid scrutinyArutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 6:04 PM
Lapid: "Establish a narrow government" with the cooperation of the Joint List

Lapid: "Establish a narrow government" with the cooperation of the Joint List

“I admit that this is not the government that we wanted, but it is far superior to the current paralysis," Blue and White leader says.Hezki Baruch, 3/10/2020, 10:36 AM
Lapid: 'We won't enter unity under Netanyahu'

Lapid: 'We won't enter unity under Netanyahu'

Blue and White faction convenes for first session since election. Yair Lapid claims no faction member would join Netanyahu government.Mordechai Sones, 3/3/2020, 8:05 PM
Shaked at the polling station: 'We need to vote Yamina'

Shaked at the polling station: 'We need to vote Yamina'

MK Shaked says she's 'optimistic,' urges Israelis to 'get out and vote Yamina.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/2/2020, 11:34 AM
Presenting:  The Benny and Bernie summit

Presenting: The Benny and Bernie summit

What if a bigtime Hollywood producer asked me to write a screenplay which supposes the following – Benny Gantz has become Prime Minister of Israel and Bernie Sanders has become President of the United States. Jack Engelhard, 3/1/2020, 4:02 PM
Miri Regev: 'Yair Lapid called us s***heads and disgusting'

Miri Regev: 'Yair Lapid called us s***heads and disgusting'

Culture Min. Regev slams MK Lapid for 'patronizing' attitude towards Likud, Mizrahi Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2020, 12:26 AM
Lapid: Yes, anyone but Bibi

Lapid: Yes, anyone but Bibi

Senior Blue and White member explains why his country vetoes a government led by Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 2/26/2020, 5:59 AM
Lapid: Israel has to strike Gaza without holding back

Lapid: Israel has to strike Gaza without holding back

Number 2 in Blue and White party discusses Trump peace plan, Gaza rocket fire and Bernie Sanders.i24NEWS, 2/24/2020, 5:27 AM
Smotrich to Lapid: 'Cut the nonsense'

Smotrich to Lapid: 'Cut the nonsense'

Bezalel Smotrich reacts to MK Yair Lapid's statement that 'we lack 2-3 seats to form a government with a Jewish majority.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 12:18 AM
Yair Lapid: 'Israel needs to recognize Reform and Conservative conversions'

Yair Lapid: 'Israel needs to recognize Reform and Conservative conversions'

Blue and White leader says Israel 'only country in Western world where Jews don't have freedom of religion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2020, 9:38 PM
Lapid: 'Netanyahu is the complete opposite of Blue and White, he's been in power too long'

Lapid: 'Netanyahu is the complete opposite of Blue and White, he's been in power too long'

MK Lapid praises Blue and White as 'centrist,' says PA needs to 'delve deeply' into Trump peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2020, 3:27 PM
Yamina blasts Lapid: The man and the gel went back to lying

Yamina blasts Lapid: The man and the gel went back to lying

Yamina party fires back after Lapid lashes out at Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz.Hezki Baruch, 2/3/2020, 4:59 AM
Lapid: Netanyahu era is over

Lapid: Netanyahu era is over

Blue and White leader says he opposes 'unilateral annexation,' White House has 'confirmed' Netanyahu era is over.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 12:35 PM
Lapid: 'My father and Benny Gantz's mother were together in the ghetto'

Lapid: 'My father and Benny Gantz's mother were together in the ghetto'

Blue and White's MK Lapid says his meeting with French Pres. Macron was 'positive' and the two discussed anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 2:43 PM
Lapid: Rabbi Yosef should apologize

Lapid: Rabbi Yosef should apologize

Blue and White leader: I don't understand why Chief Rabbi has to stand in front of the camera and insult hundreds of thousands of people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 5:38 AM
Chief Rabbi under fire for comments on non-Jewish immigration to Israel

Chief Rabbi under fire for comments on non-Jewish immigration to Israel

Calls to remove Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef from office after rabbi accuses non-Jewish immigrants of promoting anti-religious agendaDavid Rosenberg, 1/7/2020, 9:33 AM
Katz: ICC decision is outrageous and against international law

Katz: ICC decision is outrageous and against international law

Israeli officials denounce ICC chief prosecutor’s decision to investigate alleged Israeli “war crimes” in PA-controlled territories.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/20/2019, 8:49 PM
'Under Netanyahu, Israel moved forward'

'Under Netanyahu, Israel moved forward'

Deputy Defense Minister explains to Yair Lapid why he supports Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 12/18/2019, 6:40 AM
Yair Lapid: Jeremy Corbyn is an anti-Semite and a racist

Yair Lapid: Jeremy Corbyn is an anti-Semite and a racist

Blue and White MK Yair Lapid excoriates Labour UK chief Jeremy Corbyn, denouncing him as an "anti-Semite and a racist."David Rosenberg, 12/9/2019, 12:28 PM
Blue and White leaders divided over Netanyahu's proposal

Blue and White leaders divided over Netanyahu's proposal

Report: Gabi Ashkenazi pushing to examine possibility of unity government with Netanyahu, Yair Lapid vetoing the move.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2019, 4:37 AM
Gantz: This time I will not agree to a rotation with Lapid

Gantz: This time I will not agree to a rotation with Lapid

Blue and White chairman reportedly told his associates he does not intend to renew rotation agreement with Yair Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2019, 2:35 AM
Lapid: Netanyahu's offer is a fraud

Lapid: Netanyahu's offer is a fraud

Yair Lapid says 'those who voted for Blue and White didn’t do it so that we would offer a political lifeline to someone under indictment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 3:35 PM