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

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

Where to, Naftali Bennett?

The Jewish Home-National Union party is at a crossroads.Former MK Yaakov Katz, 2/7/2016, 8:10 AM

PM vows to pass 'democratic and necessary' NGO Transparency Law

Netanyahu questions criticism from those who 'usually support transparency'; Shaked blasts charge law is 'undemocratic' as 'irresponsible.'Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2016, 7:41 PM

Lapid predicts government will fall by end of the year

Yesh Atid Chairman criticizes government for 'abandoning the political arena,' especially in regards to French ultimatum.Shoshana Miskin, 2/1/2016, 12:51 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

Israeli politicians blast UN chief's remarks on terror

"Terrorism in Paris and Otniel is the same," says Hotovely in response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2016, 4:13 AM

Watch: Lapid vows to take control and make 'peace'

Yesh Atid head tells journalists he will run for PM in next elections, and 'separate from the Palestinians' by giving them a state.Yoni Kempinski, 1/25/2016, 6:49 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

'Europe encourages Palestinians to incite to kill Israelis'

Diplomatic officials respond angrily to EU decision that agreements won't apply to Judea, Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 7:37 AM

Outrage in Israel over EU's resolution

Officials in Israel warn the EU is helping out the PA's anti-Israel efforts with its latest resolution on Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 12:12 AM

Lapid asks EU's Mogherini to take action against BDS

Yesh Atid chairman meets EU foreign policy chief, tells her that Europe must speak out against boycotts of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2016, 5:12 AM

'A convict has no business being minister'

Knesset approves Deri as Interior Minister after fiery debate, in which Lapid attacked his previous abuses in the same position.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 8:58 PM

Yachimovich perturbed by phrase 'May God avenge their blood'

MK Shelly Yachimovich urges Twitter followers to castigate centrist, leftist politicians for using the traditional phraseHezki Baruch, 1/5/2016, 9:30 AM

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

'Breaking the Silence has crossed the line into sabotage'

Yair Lapid and 600 IDF reservists join forces in fight against extremist anti-Israel NGO 'Breaking the Silence'.Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2015, 10:42 AM

Lapid blames Herzog for Wednesday's Knesset pandemonium

Yesh Atid chairman attacks: 'Instead of demanding government do its job, we are letting it drag us out into a schoolyard fistfight.'Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2015, 1:25 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

Lapid: Israel must separate from Palestinians after terror wave

In Huffington Post essay, Yair Lapid asserts time has come to 'separate' from the Palestinians 'as quickly and decisively' as possible.Cynthia Blank, 12/6/2015, 2:00 PM

Lapid: We can't absorb 3.5 million Palestinians

Yesh Atid head presents plan 'to allow us to remove the Palestinians from our lives.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/5/2015, 6:55 PM

Lapid: Demolish homes of Abu Khder's killers

Israel should demolish the homes of Jewish terrorists, said Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid.Yaakov Levi, 11/30/2015, 8:13 PM

Lapid lashes out at 'Mr. Security' Netanyahu

Netanyahu 'doesn't know how to deal with girls as young as 14 attacking people with scissors,' Lapid fires.Tova Dvorin, 11/25/2015, 12:10 PM

Watch: Lapid blasts 'patronizing EU hypocrisy' on CNN

Lapid takes CNN interviewer to task over EU decision. 'We are a sovereign country, and we will make our own decisions by ourselves.'Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2015, 12:53 PM

How much? MKs vote to raise their own salaries

MKs livid after committee shoots down suggestion to stop 'embarrassing' increases; current monthly income: over 40,000 shekels.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2015, 4:29 PM

Expert: Netanyahu likes leftist coalition partners

Professor Avi Diskin from Hebrew U isn't surprised that Netanyahu reached out to Lapid, but predicts coalition won't change anytime soon.Benny Toker, 11/4/2015, 5:46 AM

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

Lapid calls to prosecute Jewish Home MK for criticizing judge

Yesh Atid head demands MK Moti Yogev be prosecuted for comments attacking High Court Judge for halting terrorist home demolitions.Hezki Baruch, 10/26/2015, 3:52 PM

Lapid in Gush Etzion: Return security to residents

Yesh Atid chairman visits Gush Etzion to discuss tolerance on anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.Cynthia Blank, 10/25/2015, 1:13 PM

Lapid to French FM: We won't change Temple Mount status quo

Yesh Atid chairman tells French Foreigh Minister that Israel will not allow a change in the status quo on the Temple Mount.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/23/2015, 11:13 PM

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

Lapid Takes on BDS in British Media

Yesh Atid chairman 'angry' at pro-Palestinian bias, he tells foreign journalists. 'Innocent people are murdered just because they are Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 6:05 PM

Lapid to British FM: UNESCO Bid Part of PA's Incitement

Yesh Atid chairman asks Britain’s Foreign Secretary to thwart PA initiative to pass resolution on Kotel at UNESCO.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2015, 5:13 AM

Lapid: 'Something Rotten' on the Left

Yesh Atid chairman slams leftist politicians as 'disconnected' for trying to 'justify Palestinian actions at all costs.'Netanel Katz, 10/18/2015, 2:17 PM

Lapid Blasts UNRWA Bias Following Statement on Terror

Yesh Atid chairman sends letter to UN’s agency for condemning loss of Palestinian lives while ignoring Israeli victims of terror.Elad Benari, 10/15/2015, 2:14 AM

Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Minister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 12:12 AM