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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, 11/29/2016, 10:27 AM

Lapid slams UNESCO decision

Yair Lapid slams countries that did not vote against the UNESCO resolution denying Jewish ties to Jerusalem, says anti-Semitism the cause.Gary Willig, 10/18/2016, 7:03 PM

Shaked: I begged Lapid to give up on forced conscription

Lapid and Shaked exchange barbs on Facebook. Shaked says Lapid's policies pushed haredim away from army service.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 9:18 PM

Lapid opens wide lead over Netanyahu in latest poll

Netanyahu's approval rating sinks to 33% as Yesh Atid shows 5-seat lead over Likud in latest poll.David Rosenberg, 10/2/2016, 12:10 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

Deri: I would not oppose sitting in a Lapid government

Shas head Aryeh Deri says that he would sit in a government with Yair Lapid, but Netanyahu would still be favored candidate for PM.Haim Lev, 9/15/2016, 2:13 PM

Feiglin: Get ready for Prime Minister Lapid

'Lapid will be the next Prime Minister,' says ex-Likud MK. 'People are tired of Netanyahu and are looking for an alternative.'David Rosenberg, 9/12/2016, 10:12 AM

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

Poll: Netanyahu still top choice for PM

25% of Israelis prefer Netanyahu remain as PM, while 15% favor Yair Lapid. Zionist Union leader in distant seventh place.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/11/2016, 6:44 PM

Deri: We'll help ensure that Bibi heads the next government

'Lapid won't be Prime Minister any time soon.'Ido Ben Porat, 9/7/2016, 11:06 AM

Journalist complains Lapid blocked his Facebook access

Journalist Tomer Avital complained to the Knesset Ethics Committee that Yair Lapid had blocked him from Facebook accessYoel Domb, 8/30/2016, 11:05 AM

IDF Rabbi: Yair Lapid split the haredim and the IDF

Lieutenant Colonel Rabbi Moshe Raived assesses the long-term effects of Lapid's draft law - and explains why he resigned from the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 8:29 PM

Lapid takes Sweden to task for skewed moral stance

Lapid: If the Swedish foreign minister is concerned about human rights, she should focus on the whole Middle East - except for Israel.Yoel Domb, 8/28/2016, 4:54 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

'Israel and France must cooperate in fighting terror'

MK Yair Lapid meets with French MPs in Nice at site of terror attack where 3 Israelis were murdered - to discuss fight against terror.Shai Landesman, 8/8/2016, 8:47 PM

Likud minister warns haredi MKs: You will get Lapid elected PM

Yariv Levin warns 'Shabbat Law' debate will spur secular backlash, giving Yesh Atid victory in next elections.David Rosenberg, 8/5/2016, 2:01 PM

Yesh Atid: Israel has sold the future of its children

The Yesh Atid party was highly critical of the government's decision to cancel the once-mandated core curriculum for all Israeli students.Tal Polon, 8/2/2016, 8:58 AM

Gafni: Public gloating against Lapid does damage

Against backdrop of repeal of Core Curriculum, UTJ's MK Moshe Gafni warns against haredi public gloating directed at Yair Lapid.Haim Lev, 7/31/2016, 8:24 AM

The secret Kaddish for Tommy Lapid

A Kaddish was said in secret during the funeral of notoriously anti-religious ex-Minister Tommy Lapid, in spite of his son Yair's request.Reut Hadar, 7/29/2016, 10:16 AM

Lapid: I'd take a polygraph test to prove I don't hate haredim

Discussing repeal of Core Curriculum law, MK Yair Lapid adamant he has no hate for haredim in his heart; 'not everyone who disagrees hates'.Chaim Lev, 7/28/2016, 1:10 PM

Netanyahu and Lapid spar over Gaza tunnels

Yesh Atid chairman claims the Cabinet didn't discuss Hamas tunnels before Protective Edge. Netanyahu: Lapid should've done his homework.Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2016, 6:16 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

Bill to cancel core classes in haredi schools

UTJ, Naftali Bennett in favor of revoking former Education Minister Shai Piron's requirement that haredi schools teach English, math.Haim Lev, 7/15/2016, 12:39 PM

'French Jews, we're waiting for you here'

President of French Jewish community calls for prayers for attack victims. Israeli leaders offer support, solidarity.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/15/2016, 11:41 AM

Chief Rabbis urged to uphold secular studies for haredi schools

MK Yair Lapid sends letter to Chief Rabbis imploring them to oppose government move to abolish secular studies standards in haredi schools.Shai Landesman, 7/13/2016, 2:42 PM

Lapid: New IDF Chief Rabbi must state support for drafting women

Yesh Atid head calls on new IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim to publicly support drafting women, following reports of his previous stance.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/12/2016, 10:26 AM

Yair Lapid apologizes to Haaretz, Breaking the Silence

Lapid apologizes for attacking relationship between Haaretz editor, Breaking the Silence leader, yet insists on criticism of both bodies.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2016, 8:56 PM

Lapid blasts appointment of Haaretz English editor

Yesh Atid chairman criticizes appointment of Noa Landau as Haaretz English editor due to her ties to Breaking the Silence.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/8/2016, 8:24 PM

Lapid rips UNRWA 'insanity'

Yesh Atid chief rejects UNRWA criticism over demolitions of terrorist homes, slams UNRWA incitement. 'Why do you erase Israel on your maps?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 7:49 PM

Lapid denies he's giving up efforts to draft haredim

Yesh Atid head confronted after saying the haredi draft won't be on table for next gov. Says it's because he thinks Court will decide first.Hezki Baruch, 7/5/2016, 1:13 PM

Lapid drawing closer to haredim?

Yair Lapid expresses willingness to accept new, defanged version of haredi draft law, in shift from previous hard-line position.Shai Landesman, 7/4/2016, 9:59 PM

UK Labour Party apologizes for Corbyn comparing Israel, ISIS

Labour Party foreign policy adviser offers apology to Israeli ambassador after party compares Israel, ISIS.Matt Wanderman, 7/3/2016, 5:23 PM

Lapid blasts UK Labor leader Corbyn for comparing Israel to ISIS

Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid calls for Labor party to end ties with British namesake until 'anti-Semitic' Jeremy Corbyn is replaced.Shai Landesman, 6/30/2016, 4:26 PM

Bennett pledges to 'strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Education, Diaspora Ministries aid Jewish study programs abroad.Orli Harari, 6/27/2016, 8:41 PM

Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Chairman of secularist Yesh Atid visited Ir David and was moved by what he saw.Ido Ben Porat, 6/27/2016, 8:36 PM

Lapid: Left is making classic mistake, starting with concessions

Yesh Atid head claims he warned Bibi of outside interference years ago, attacks Herzog for naive approach to negotiating.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2016, 3:46 PM

Lapid calls on government to deport terrorists' families

Yesh Atid chief says 'in the face of evil terror there is no coalition and opposition,' urges gov't to adopt expulsion bill he co-sponsored.Ari Soffer, 6/9/2016, 12:03 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

Return of the alliance? Lapid backs Bennett

Lapid throws his weight behind erstwhile ally's ultimatum on military secretaries for Cabinet members.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2016, 10:19 AM

Despite campaign promises, housing prices continue to rise

Report reveals failures of Moshe Kahlon and Yair Lapid to lower housing costs.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2016, 10:11 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

Lapid: Israel should sign MoU with Washington now

Yesh Atid chairman urges the government not to wait until after Obama leaves office to sign agreement on defense aid.Hezki Baruch, 5/19/2016, 3:46 AM

Lapid: I'm working very hard to be the next Prime Minister

Yesh Atid party chairman fumes that current government is disconnected from the public.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/16/2016, 7:15 PM

Nationalist MKs back Netanyahu in confrontation with Ya'alon

MK Michael Oren calls to preserve the separation between the IDF and the government. Leftist MKs express support for Defense Minister.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2016, 5:44 AM

Lapid: Haaretz called to murder IDF soldiers

Yesh Atid head condemns paper for 'spreading around the world' an article slandering soldiers as indiscriminate murderers of Arab kidsShimon Cohen, 4/22/2016, 9:25 AM

Lapid: UNESCO Temple Mount decision will cause bloodshed

UNESCO deletes connection between Western Wall, Temple Mount and Jews; Yair Lapid: decision extends terror wave.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/16/2016, 9:22 PM

Lapid: 'Monstrous' Ha'aretz newspaper legitimizes terrorism

Yesh Atid chairman ridicules left-wing Israeli paper after it publishes 'monstrous' article against IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 5:07 PM

Lapid: Sanders 'quoted Hamas lies without checking'

Yesh Atid chairman pens fierce op-ed against Bernie Sanders, says US 'should be worried' about lack of fact-checking.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2016, 2:01 PM

What do you think: Is Israel 'pushing away' non-Orthodox Jews?

WATCH: Yair Lapid recently attacked MKs who criticize Reform Jews, says they're destroying Israel's relationship with Diaspora Jewry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 10:21 PM

MKs left and right furious over 'Breaking the Silence' report

MKs demand investigation after TV report says leftist group may have gathered sensitive information.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2016, 4:16 AM

Israel’s “right-wing” government

Is Israel's government right-wing or is it not? A look at facts on the ground. Ted Belman, 3/14/2016, 10:56 AM

Gov, opposition join to support building in Ma'ale Adumim

Land of Israel Lobby holds special Knesset meeting on building freeze in Ma'ale Adumim. All agree that Bibi must allow building.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2016, 2:51 PM

New initiative to topple Netanyahu from power

Heads of center-right parties are planning a coup, by which they will force Likud to demote Netanyahu if it wants to retain rule.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2016, 11:15 AM

Netanyahu: Lieberman is a 'blabbering' leftist

PM mocks "emergency meeting" between MKs Lieberman and Lapid on foreign policy.David Rosenberg, 2/29/2016, 6:43 PM

London mayor tells Lapid he'll remove anti-Semitic incitement

Yesh Atid chief blasts Israeli government for inaction on anti-Israeli, anti-Semitic propaganda campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 4:01 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