Lapid: We won't sit in Netanyahu's government

Blue and White leader vows not to be a part of Netanyahu's government but doesn't rule out including Likud in a unity government.Elad Benari, Monday, 6:41 AM

Yair Lapid: 'It's time for Netanyahu to leave the stage'

Blue & White leader Lapid says that what stood out from the incident in Ashdod was the sentence: 'It's time for the PM to leave the stage.'103FM, 9/12/2019, 11:00 PM

What happens if again no party can form a government?

How do Yair Lapid and Stav Shafir relate to a scenario in which the current elections end just like the previous ones?The Land Of Israel Network, 9/11/2019, 10:51 PM

Lapid: An unsuccessful election trick

MK Yair Lapid blasts PM: Netanyahu has been Prime Minister for 13 years, who stood in his way of applying sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?Elad Benari, 9/11/2019, 12:07 AM

Lapid: 'Bibi's become serial loser'

'The man who said, "What I want, I get", doesn't get. Didn't win elections. Didn't get majority in Knesset. Didn't form government.'Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 5:47 PM

Lapid: 'Camera Law' is just a racist distraction

'The submissive rhinos are just following the orders of that extremely corrupt person,' says Democratic Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 4:02 PM

Deri: We are on the right, there is no more left

Shas chairman blasts Yair Lapid: He's not worthy of being a minister in the government.Elad Benari, 9/6/2019, 6:40 AM

Gantz promised Ashkenazi: You'll be prime minister after me

Benny Gantz, Blue & White chair, promised Gabi Ashkenazi would replace him as PM - without consulting Yair Lapid. Blue & White: 'Utter lie.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 9:23 AM

Haredi MKs blast 'incompetent' Gantz

UTJ leaders fire back after Gantz declares he will act to form coalition without the haredim.Chaim Lev, 9/4/2019, 6:11 AM

Yair Lapid: I will be Prime Minister

Blue and White's #2 hopes Netanyahu will step down after the election, attacks senior Yamina members.Elad Benari, 9/4/2019, 4:09 AM

Lapid: Jewish sovereignty not possible in Judea and Samaria

'Blue and White won't sit in government with Netanyahu, says Yair Lapid, mocking PM's pledge to annex Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 9:21 AM

Gantz suspends campaign - Lapid blames Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman Gantz suspends campaign after Hezbollah missile barrage in the north. Minutes later, Lapid attacks Bibi.Hezki Baruch, 9/1/2019, 9:44 PM

Yair Netanyahu: Likud will form government with Gantz

PM Netanyahu's son reportedly tells associate of Ayelet Shaked that Likud will "expose her leftism."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 9:17 PM

Yisrael Beytenu signs vote-sharing agreement with Blue and White

MK Liberman: 'Agreement is technical issue, we don't want to lose a Knesset seat.'Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2019, 1:20 PM

Lapid: Iran deal endangers world peace

Blue and White leader meets with Japanese ministers, emphasizes importance of canceling 'Iran deal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 2:17 PM

'When I hear Yair Lapid, I feel hurt on a personal level'

A haredi member of the Election Committee speaks up: 'Lapid uses racist, anti-Semitic language. I walk down the street, people curse at me.'Orly Harari, 8/18/2019, 7:48 PM

Gafni: We will never sit with Lapid

Leading UTJ MK Moshe Gafni blames Benny Gantz for anti-haredi video, says Lapid has become a 'burden' on the Blue and White party.Ben Shaul, 8/6/2019, 1:58 PM

Litzman: We won't go with Gantz, only Netanyahu

"Lapid proved for two years as finance minister that the ‘money’ video isn’t a joke," haredi deputy minister says. Lapid: Video is humorous.Hezki Baruch, 8/6/2019, 8:57 AM

Haredi MK: Why are Gantz, Yaalon & Ashkenazi silent?

United Torah Judaism MK: 'The fact that Blue and White leaders haven't thrown Lapid out makes them complicit in his divisive discourse.'Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2019, 10:16 PM

Draft Law: It just won't go by force

If one wants to make a real change in the attitude of the haredi public towards the State, it must come from dialogue and mutual respect.Ayelet Shaked, 8/5/2019, 8:57 PM

'Yair Lapid mustn't be allowed to be Prime Minister'

PM attacks anti-haredi video posted by Lapid's party; Benny Gantz also criticizes his party leadership colleague.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2019, 6:40 PM

Benny Gantz comes out against Lapid's anti-haredi video

Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz: 'The strength of Israeli society lies in its unity - secular, religious, and left and right.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2019, 4:00 PM

Haredi MK: Lapid ruining party's relationship with us

MK Yakov Asher says Blue and White leader MK Lapid 'grew up in a home with a hatred of haredim,' slams 'contest' to siphon votes.Michal Levi, 8/5/2019, 3:36 PM

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredim

Blue and White campaign video paints religious, haredi, ministers as money-sucking parasites, PM Netanyahu as caring only about himself.Chana Roberts, 8/5/2019, 2:54 PM

Yair Lapid pushes to ban Otzma Yehudit from elections

Blue and White leader vows to petition election committee to bar Otzma Yehudit party from running in September elections.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/5/2019, 2:40 PM

Netanyahu: Lapid and Liberman have a shady deal

Netanyahu blasts Lapid and Liberman, says they have a secret deal in place to bring him down.Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2019, 5:06 AM

Lapid: US should stay out of Israeli elections

"It's just the civil way of treating politics," Blue and White leader adds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 7:40 PM

'Lapid wants to evict 80-90 thousand Jews from their homes'

PM Netanyahu explains what September's elections are about, emphasizes need for healthy backbone in US-Israel relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 3:38 PM

Gantz trying to woo the haredim?

Blue and White chairman tells haredim that MK Lapid 'doesn't hate haredim,' urges not ruling anyone out, says leadership should stay haredi.Michal Levi, 7/31/2019, 3:03 PM

Lapid: Our children's blood is not worth less

Blue and White leader accompanies new draftee to induction office, praises willingness to fulfill obligation. 'We must pass the draft law.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 3:00 PM

Lapid: Ehud Barak throwing votes in the trash

MK Yair Lapid says 'no reason' to fire Justice Min. Director-General, blames former PM Ehud Barak for throwing away left-wing votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 9:35 AM

Lapid tells New Right: Don't join 'Kahanists'

Blue and White's MK Lapid urges Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, to 'remember why Jerusalem was destroyed,' avoid merging with Kahanists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 4:11 PM

Lapid: Barak won't pass electoral threshold

Blue and White leader says former PM Barak's new party won't pass threshold, will waste 100,000 votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 3:01 PM

Gantz: Defense begins with deterrence

Blue and White party tours, holds weekly meeting in Ashkelon, vows to protect residents better than Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 6:16 PM

Lapid: If Netanyahu stays, Israel will turn into a theocracy

Blue and White MK Yair Lapid claims 'something happened' to PM Netanyahu, warns of end to Israeli democracy if Netanyahu wins reelection.Rafael Levy, 7/2/2019, 12:39 PM

Poll: Israelis strongly back unity government, nixing elections

Nearly two-thirds of Israelis want to cancel repeat elections, and three-quarters favoring unity government with Likud, Blue & White.David Rosenberg, 6/28/2019, 9:03 AM

Lapid: We won't sit with Netanyahu

Blue and White leader says no chance of avoiding elections, says rotation rumors due to PM Netanyahu trying to avoid blame for elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 2:54 PM

Lapid: Netanyahu is an 'unstable' Prime Minister

Lapid discusses reproted efforts to cancel elections, form unity government. 'Netanyahu is terrified after Likud members got angry at him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 2:09 PM

'Yair Lapid is and always will be a leftist'

Sport and Culture Minister Miri Regev hits Blue & White MK Yair Lapid for tweeting that Israel needs to be 'state of all its citizens'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 1:12 PM

Lapid praises Trump plan: 'It doesn't include annexation'

Blue and White leader Yair Lapid praises economic plan, but warns that Israel must retain freedom of action for IDF in Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2019, 9:20 PM

Yair Lapid: Israel should be a state for all of its citizens

Lapid responds on Twitter to an interview with Transportation Minister Bezalel Smotrich on Israel Hayom on Friday.Hezki Baruch, 6/21/2019, 2:42 PM

Ya'alon: Lapid a burden on Blue and White

Ex Defense Minister reportedly says rotation agreement between Benny Gantz, Yair Lapid scares off voters concerned about Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 9:57 PM

Lapid and Barak held secret meeting

MK Yair Lapid met secretly with former PM. The two may be looking into cooperating ahead of the Knesset elections.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2019, 6:09 AM

'Lapid has to tone down anti-haredi rhetoric'

Blue & White party's strategic adviser urges Lapid to soften anti-haredi rhetoric, warns he could imperil party's chances of forming gov't.Haim Lev, 6/10/2019, 2:07 PM

Lapid: Netanyahu wants to be a dictator like Erdogan

Blue and White MK Yair Lapid compares Netanyahu to Turkey's Erdogan, accuses him of trying to become 'dictator'.David Rosenberg, 6/3/2019, 5:05 PM

Gantz and Lapid to continue rotation agreement

Gantz, Lapid, Ya'alon and Ashkenazi gather to discuss the party's preparations for the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 6/3/2019, 4:41 AM

'We want to return the Torah to its foundation'

National Union chairman says he wants the justice ministry in order to return the Torah to its foundation. Lapid: We won't let that happen.Hezki Baruch, 6/3/2019, 2:11 AM

'Yair Lapid is hurting us,' Blue and White senior officials say

Blue and White is aware that Lapid's presence will prevent the haredim from joining them in a future coalition agreement in the next gov't.Sara Rubenstein, 5/31/2019, 9:16 AM

Lapid: Myth that Netanyahu gets whatever he wants collapsed

Yair Lapid accuses PM of dragging country to another election to save himself from prison. 'Make him pay - on Sept. 17 vote Blue and White.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 8:03 AM

Lapid: No promises I'll stay Benny Gantz's number 2

MK Yair Lapid blasts plan to head to early elections - but hints if they are held, he may not run again as 2nd on Blue and White joint list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 10:03 AM

Lapid: 'Netanyahu obstacle to unity'

Blue and White co-Chair: 'Public wants national unity government; Netanyahu obstacle to unity.'Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 3:52 PM

Lapid to Netanyahu: We won't allow you to be Erdogan

'There won't be a Turkish dictator here,' Yair Lapid says at a demonstration against the Immunity Law on Saturday night in Tel Aviv.Hezki Baruch, 5/26/2019, 12:23 AM

Liberman to Lapid: When I need your advice, I'll call you

MK Avigdor Liberman responds to Blue and White leader Yair Lapid's push 'not to cave' to PM Netanyahu in coalition agreements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 5:26 PM

Dichter: 'We'll finally see Lapid in Knesset'

'Yair Lapid promised to make life miserable for us; I think it's good news: We'll finally see him in Knesset," Dichter tweets.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2019, 10:19 AM

Lapid: We will make life miserable for Likud

Blue and White co-leader vows to bring down Likud government, win election in 2020.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 9:35 PM

Netanyahu: I prefer the haredim to Lapid and Gantz

PM Netanyahu says he would have preferred to have the haredi parties in his government in 2013, but Bennett forced him to sit with Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 11:01 PM

Lapid: Giving up rotation won't change number of seats

Ignoring poll, Blue and White leader vows not to give up rotation for premiership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 10:07 AM