Likud & Yamina clash yet again

Likud & Yamina clash yet again

Naftali Bennett blames Netanyahu for breaking up right-wing bloc; Likud accuses Bennett of allying with Yesh Atid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2020, 4:16 PM
Yesh Atid pushes to dissolve the Knesset

Yesh Atid pushes to dissolve the Knesset

'Netanyahu says the situation is excellent. What planet is he on?' Yair Lapid announces new bill to dissolve Knesset, force snap elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2020, 2:55 PM
Lapid to Netanyahu: Why are you lying about vaccine

Lapid to Netanyahu: Why are you lying about vaccine

Yesh Atid leader says PM is lying about arrival of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in January.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 3:32 PM
Yair Lapid looks forward to working with Biden & Harris

Yair Lapid looks forward to working with Biden & Harris

Leader of the Opposition, Yair Lapid: 'Biden and Harris will find in me someone who shares their commitment to the American values.'Arutz Sheva, 11/9/2020, 2:40 PM
Netanyahu delays congratulating Biden

Netanyahu delays congratulating Biden

Opposition head MK Yair Lapid blasts Netanyahu, Gantz, and Ashkenazi on 'cowardice'.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2020, 11:28 PM
Lapid: Next US President will be a friend of Israel

Lapid: Next US President will be a friend of Israel

Leader of the Opposition: Netanyahu created an almost complete identification between current Israeli government and the Republican PartyArutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2020, 2:57 PM
Lapid: 'Netanyahu decided to lose the Democrats'

Lapid: 'Netanyahu decided to lose the Democrats'

'We don't want the Democrats becoming like Jeremy Corbyn.' Lapid says PM 'cut Israel off' from Democrats, turned Israel into partisan issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2020, 8:27 AM
Lapid: Yamina will go with Netanyahu

Lapid: Yamina will go with Netanyahu

Opposition leader furious at Bennett for not voting in favor of a no-confidence motion calling for Netanyahu to be replaced.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2020, 4:02 AM
MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'Lapid doesn't deserve to lead the people'

MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'Lapid doesn't deserve to lead the people'

National Union Chairman: 'Whoever heard Lapid's horror show in Knesset understands why there's no chance this man will ever be PM.'Mordechai Sones, 10/15/2020, 1:30 PM
Lapid to Netanyahu: If you want credit, accept criticism

Lapid to Netanyahu: If you want credit, accept criticism

Opposition leader says Netanyahu did well with UAE deal, but failed in other areas. "Time for a leader who will bring peace here at home."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2020, 11:54 AM
'Shall we then go with Yair Lapid? Are you mad?'

'Shall we then go with Yair Lapid? Are you mad?'

Smotrich on Lapid no-confidence vote supported by his party members: 'Meretz also voted for our no-confidence motion, where Bennett is PM.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2020, 4:08 PM
MK Yair Lapid: Government not fit to lead country through crisis

MK Yair Lapid: Government not fit to lead country through crisis

Leader of the Opposition, Yesh Atid chairman, opened his faction meeting with a call on MKs to support a 'no confidence vote'Yoni Kempinski, 10/12/2020, 3:00 PM
Yair Lapid appeals to Blue & White to vote no-confidence in govt & replace Netanyahu

Yair Lapid appeals to Blue & White to vote no-confidence in govt & replace Netanyahu

"We can change the government without elections; we have enough votes to do so," claims opposition leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2020, 12:21 AM
Lapid: Netanyahu, not COVID, responsible for lockdown

Lapid: Netanyahu, not COVID, responsible for lockdown

Opposition leader says government's failure to plan properly has led to current crisis which has resulted in the current lockdown.Yair Lapid, 9/24/2020, 9:46 PM
Yair Lapid: 'This lockdown is a mistake and a disaster'

Yair Lapid: 'This lockdown is a mistake and a disaster'

'The doctors are telling you to stop,' says Opposition Leader Yair Lapid. 'None of this is being done professionally, it isn't planned out.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2020, 11:36 AM
Yair Lapid: 'Government imposed second lockdown because they're completely lost'

Yair Lapid: 'Government imposed second lockdown because they're completely lost'

Opposition Leader Yair Lapid blasts government's decision to impose new lockdown, says Netanyahu has 'no intention' of talking peace with PAArutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 9/15/2020, 12:33 PM
Lapid: The public won't obey lockdown order

Lapid: The public won't obey lockdown order

Opposition head says he is against civil disobedience, but the people do not trust the government on coronavirus anymore.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2020, 3:12 PM
Lapid: I haven't spoken with Shelah

Lapid: I haven't spoken with Shelah

Opposition leader comments on Shelah's plans to challenge him for Yesh Atid leadership: I'll defeat anyone who runs against me.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/12/2020, 1:10 AM
Lapid answers Netanyahu: 'You failed, show responsibility'

Lapid answers Netanyahu: 'You failed, show responsibility'

Yesh Atid Chairman answers PM who said opposition party leaders creating anarchy and hurting coronavirus fight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2020, 8:31 PM
Lapid: No one gives me ultimatums

Lapid: No one gives me ultimatums

Yesh Atid leader rejects demand from MK Ofer Shelah that party hold primaries to determine its leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2020, 3:45 PM
'The person who should lead Yesh Atid in the next election is Yair Lapid'

'The person who should lead Yesh Atid in the next election is Yair Lapid'

MK Elazar Stern expresses support for the chairman of his party in wake of MK Ofer Shelah's declaration to unseat him.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/5/2020, 12:41 AM
Poll: Lapid retains leadership of Yesh Atid

Poll: Lapid retains leadership of Yesh Atid

71% of respondents give Prime Minister Netanyahu a failing grade for his handling of coronavirus crisis in new poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2020, 8:45 PM
MK Ofer Shelah intends to unseat Lapid as leader of Yesh Atid

MK Ofer Shelah intends to unseat Lapid as leader of Yesh Atid

Yesh Atid MK says party cannot present an alternative to Likud government without updating its leadership, calls for party primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 10:19 PM
Lapid: 'Today Netanyahu gets a prize for failure - another 120 days'

Lapid: 'Today Netanyahu gets a prize for failure - another 120 days'

'Elections haven't been canceled, we now have a date for the election,' MK Yair Lapid says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 2:57 PM
Opposition Chairman Yair Lapid: 'Government has ceased to recognize reality'

Opposition Chairman Yair Lapid: 'Government has ceased to recognize reality'

Lapid says Netanyahu crisis response 'not just detached, it's dangerous.'Mordechai Sones, 8/17/2020, 3:21 PM
Yair Lapid: I want to replace the government - without elections

Yair Lapid: I want to replace the government - without elections

Opposition leader MK Yair Lapid praises UAE agreement, says PM Netanyahu seen as being fit for position due to lengthy experience.103FM, 8/17/2020, 10:12 AM
Yair Lapid: 'I'll work with whoever necessary to bring Netanyahu down'

Yair Lapid: 'I'll work with whoever necessary to bring Netanyahu down'

MK Lapid says UAE-Israel deal 'good for Israel,' promises to work with 'whoever he needs to' to bring down PM Netanyahu.103FM, 8/14/2020, 3:03 PM
Netanyahu to Lapid: 1,000 masks won't hide your dictatorship

Netanyahu to Lapid: 1,000 masks won't hide your dictatorship

Knesset rejects Yesh Atid bill which would ban Binyamin Netanyahu from forming a government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2020, 4:00 PM
'Netanyahu is always whining'

'Netanyahu is always whining'

Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid says PM Netanyahu pretends he does not have protection when he complains about threats against him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2020, 4:08 PM
Yesh Atid chair supports PM Netanyahu's stance: One-year budget is best

Yesh Atid chair supports PM Netanyahu's stance: One-year budget is best

MK Yair Lapid opposes DM Benny Gantz's insistence on 2-year budget. 'I don't think we can make a budget to the end of 2021.'103FM, 8/3/2020, 12:19 PM
Lapid, Rabbi Sacks share message of unity for Tisha B'Av

Lapid, Rabbi Sacks share message of unity for Tisha B'Av

Knesset Opposition chief, former British Chief Rabbi say they are united by love of the Jewish people despite their differences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 9:04 PM
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