Former Labor MK says Gantz blinded by Lapid's hypocris

Ramon says Gantz missing political foresight, calls him "hypocritial" for trusting Ehud Barak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2020, 5:22 PM

Yamina demands apology for attack on Rafi Peretz

Yamina demanded an apology from the Blue and White party for Lapid's comparison of Rabbi Peretz to a terrorist-supporter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2020, 4:03 PM

Benny Gantz insulates Arab MKs from criticism

Blue and White Chair strongly attacks PMs words at Likud rally: 'Instead of scare tactics, let's talk. Instead of inciting, let's talk.'Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2019, 6:29 PM

How much do the haredim cost us?

United Torah Judaism launches video to shatter haredi stigma, under heading 'How much the haredim save us.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:12 PM

Gantz to the Kretchnif Rebbe: 'Lapid is behaving better'

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz speaks with the Kretchnif Rebbe at the home of Deputy Minister Meir Porush.Sara Rubenstein, 6/13/2019, 10:38 PM

Lapid tempts Liberman

Yesh Atid Chairman tries to tempt Liberman not to enter Netanyahu government in return for promise to provide immigrant pension solution.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2019, 12:16 PM

Lapid to Likud: 'Don't be cowards, be leaders'

MK message to Likud officials: 'History will remember MKs who supported Immunity Law as we remember those who supported disengagement.'Hezki Baruch, 5/13/2019, 4:17 PM

Yair Lapid's remarks raise outcry in Poland

MK Lapid's remarks about the Poles' role in the Holocaust draws thousands of responses from Polish readers, many expressing anti-Semitism.Nissan Tzur, 5/11/2019, 11:40 PM

Haredi campaign focuses on 'Lapid threat'

UTJ campaign under slogan 'Moment of truth'. Rationale: Blunt reminder from Netanyahu-Lapid government days that shrunk haredi economy.Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2019, 1:03 PM

Gantz-Lapid merger would tie Likud in the polls

New survey finds that a union between Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid would tie the Likud with 32 seats each. Labor's implosion continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2019, 10:31 AM

Litzman on Lapid: 'There's no demagogue greater than him'

Deputy Health Minister accuses Yair Lapid of fomenting hatred against haredim.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 10:55 PM

'Humiliating experience' in Orna Barbibai's office

Former IDF manpower head demands officer expose her pay slip to journalists to prove career soldiers do not receive excessive benefits.Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2019, 9:01 PM

Father, son murdered 25 years ago remembered

Dozens gather at Lapid junction near Kiryat Arba in memory of Mordechai Lapid and son Shalom, murdered 25 years ago near Hevron.Hezki Baruch, 11/29/2018, 2:48 PM

Opposition heads accuse PM of corruption amid scandal

Amid charges in Case 3000 submarine affair, Gabbay says Netanyahu's actions amount to 'treason'.Tzvi Lev, 11/8/2018, 4:42 PM

Lapid to Netanyahu: I'm going to beat you

'We'll run the country, and we'll manage it better than the corrupt group running it today.'Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2018, 10:38 PM

'Jewish community is losing masses of teens'

High school in Israel coalition blames its demise on apathy and Birthright.JTA, 7/6/2018, 7:44 AM

Lapid attacks 'gift to Israel's enemies'

MK attacks leftist conference tomorrow in Knesset, says 'Zionist Union's lost it.' Leftist Yesh Atid members will not participate.Mordechai Sones, 7/1/2018, 10:57 AM

Lapid: 'There's an attempt to undermine rule of law

'There are two Netanyahu's: Statesman who brought embassy to Jerusalem, and haunted man sitting at night writing articles.'Rafael Levi, 5/28/2018, 7:17 PM

When Lapid gave credit to Netanyahu

Yesh Atid Chairman complements PM on his efforts for US embassy move to J'lem. 'Whoever cannot give credit loses right to criticize.'Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2018, 8:16 AM

Lapid urges EU to ban Hezbollah

Yesh Atid chairman lobbies EU to put Hezbollah's political wing on terror watchlist.Tzvi Lev, 2/22/2018, 5:02 PM

Poll: Likud stronger after police recommendations

New poll finds Likud up from previous poll. 45% of respondents say Netanyahu should resign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2018, 9:46 PM

Lapid: Abbas prefers to be a victim

Yesh Atid Chairman welcomes Pence to Israel. 'Not only the government welcomes him, but so does the Opposition.'Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2018, 2:16 PM

'Everyone needs to fight the de-legitimization of Israel'

Opposition MK speaks to Congress, Senate, tells them to support Trump's decision to leave UN Human Rights Council.Nitsan Keidar, 2/26/2017, 11:07 AM

Lapid: The Cabinet functions like a press conference

Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid slams Cabinet, Netanyahu, hints government should file indictment against Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2017, 7:33 PM

Lapid: Appointing Kara Minister - governmental corruption

Yesh Atid chairman attacks intention to appoint Ayoub Kara, "Minister without Portfolio is a man who officially has no job."Hezki Baruch, 1/19/2017, 12:16 PM

Will the right unite before Israeli elections?

Right-wing parties may need to band together to avoid Lapid government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2017, 12:18 PM

Interior Minister: I won't recommend Lapid for Prime Minister

Shas leader Aryeh Deri says Lapid won't be PM.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2016, 10:25 PM

Lapid: UN resolution is dangerous, unfair

Yesh Atid chairman condemns UN resolution, left's celebrations, says government needs full-time Foreign Minister.Hezki Baruch, 12/24/2016, 7:22 PM

Herzog on Amona: Protest legitimate, but not violence

Herzog says it 'hurts to leave home, but Zionism was built on redeeming stolen land.'Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2016, 6:41 PM

Ya'alon denies rumors claiming he'll join Yesh Atid

Former Defense Minister responds to reports claiming he plans to join Yesh Atid.Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2016, 9:55 PM

Lapid worries about Regulation Law

Lapid says Regulation Law's purpose isn't to help Amona but to undermine Supreme Court, calls it 'dangerous.'Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2016, 6:47 PM

Likud unfazed by poll showing it losing

Likud sources say that results of the poll publicized on Channel 2 today reflect the Shabbat crisis but that crisis is already behind us.Uzi Baruch, 9/6/2016, 10:59 PM

Slomiansky: Lapid Was 'A Nightmare to Work With'

For two years, MK Nissan Slomiansky worked 'under the thumb' of ex-Finance Minister Yair Lapid, calling it a 'nightmare'.Yaakov Levi, 12/18/2014, 9:20 AM

Whose Side is Yair Lapid On, Anyway?

Yair Lapid refuses to sign vote-sharing deal with any left parties, and may lose them seat in the next Knesset, officials complained.Moshe Cohen, 12/11/2014, 8:19 AM

Which MKs Are Wasting Taxpayers' Money?

After firestorm of criticism over report last week on gov't waste, Yair Lapid, Micky Levy come under scrutiny for exorbitant expenses.Yaakov Levi, 11/6/2014, 2:25 PM

Slomiansky: Where is Lapid Getting the Money?

Finance Committee chairman MK Nissan Slomiansky wants to hear from the Finance Minister how he plans to fund the 2015 budget.Moshe Cohen, 9/28/2014, 5:24 PM

Lapid Presents 'No New Taxes' 2015 Budget

Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday held a press conference to present the main points of the state budget for 2015.Yaakov Levi, 9/28/2014, 4:40 PM

New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 Jobs

Jerusalem's “front gate” is set to get a major upgrade in the coming years, with a one billion dollar investment.Moshe Cohen, 9/22/2014, 6:56 PM

Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

Intel will spend $6 billion to upgrade its Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing plant, the government announced Monday.Yaakov Levi, 9/22/2014, 6:52 PM

Netanyahu Cuts Talk on 0% VAT Bill in Jab at Lapid

Netanyahu suspends discussion on controversial bill until budget deal worked out, in push on Lapid to back defense spending.Moshe Cohen, 9/15/2014, 9:54 PM

Dispute Over War Cost Reflects in Budget Crisis

The debate over how much Operation Protective Edge cost Israel is having a practical effect on the state budget, reports say.Yaakov Levi, 9/15/2014, 3:56 PM

Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?

The controversy regarding Israel's budget heats up: Lapid and Netanyahu's associates accuse the other of trying to break the coalition.Cynthia Blank, 9/14/2014, 11:50 AM

Panicked Livni, Lapid Lash Out at Bennett

As polls show strong support for Jewish Home among the electorate, Tzippy Livni and Yair Lapid are concerned for their political futures.Moshe Cohen, 9/11/2014, 9:22 AM

Lapid: I Can Stop the Right's Takeover

Yair Lapid said Monday that he intended to provide a counterweight to the increasing influence of the right.Yaakov Levi, 9/8/2014, 9:34 PM

Report: Israeli Landlords Cleaning Up, Rents Jump

Housing sales are down in Israel, because of high prices and anticipation of the zero-VAT purchase plan - but rents are sky-highMoshe Cohen, 8/31/2014, 4:27 PM

Bennett: IDF Ready to Strike Back Immediately

Economics Minister stands behind Netanyahu against Hamas 'blackmail' in the event ceasefire breaks down.Moshe Cohen, 8/7/2014, 4:38 PM

Lapid: No New Taxes, Unless War Continues

Finance Minister Yair Lapid said that Operation Protective Edge would not have much of an effect on the state budget - hopefully.Yosef Berger, 7/15/2014, 3:15 AM

PM: Inexperienced Lapid Contradicts Himself

Prime Minister Netanyahu slams Finance Minister Yair Lapid, branding him too inexperienced to make decisions on security.Moshe Cohen, 6/9/2014, 4:21 PM

Ariel: Lapid VAT Plan Won't Get Out of Committee

Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) slammed Yair Lapid's plans to 'accommodate' haredi and Arab Israelis in his VAT exemption plan.Moshe Cohen, 5/12/2014, 7:27 PM

MK Eichler: Investigate Lapid for 'Hate Crimes'

Hareidi MK attacks Finance Minister Yair Lapid, saying that he is 'guilty of hate crimes against haredi Israelis.'Moshe Cohen, 5/12/2014, 4:40 PM

Secularist Lapid Calls for Divine Love

In a special Passover prayer posted on his Facebook page, Finance Minister Yair Lapid asked G-d to show His love for the Jewish peopleMoshe Cohen, 4/14/2014, 3:32 PM

Lapid 'Saves' Passover With Potato Imports

Finance Minister Yair Lapid has headed off a major Passover crisis – a shortage of potatoes –by allowing more to be importedDavid Lev, 4/6/2014, 7:52 PM

MK Mozes: Lapid is the Real Prime Minister

The government will continue to function - and continue to legislate anti-hareidi laws, UTJ head Menachem Eliezer Mozes believes.Yaakov Cohen, 3/23/2014, 7:53 AM

Group Tells Lapid: Don't Stop VAT Cuts at Housing

Cutting VAT on apartments is nice, but there are better ways that Yair Lapid can help the middle class, says one consumer group.Moshe Cohen, 3/20/2014, 3:02 PM

Ariel: Make Sure All Israelis Get Apt VAT Discount

Housing Minister Uri Ariel on Tuesday said that he would support eliminating VAT for first-time apartment buyers, provided it applied to allDavid Lev, 3/18/2014, 3:48 PM

Group: Lapid Thinks We're 'Idiots' on Draft Law

Lapid criticized for 'misleading' Israelis into believing that the 'equal service' issue had been resolved; 50,000 hareidim 'still exempt'.David Lev, 2/20/2014, 3:20 PM

Lapid: Hareidi Israelis Are Our Brothers

Yair Lapid says he understands the anger in the hareidi community over the draft bill, but insists it was the 'right thing to do'.David Lev, 2/10/2014, 4:33 PM