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Leading UAE investors claim Lapid 'snubbed' them during visit

Leading UAE investors claim Lapid 'snubbed' them during visit

While local politicians hailed Lapid's visit to the Emirates a great success, some of the Gulf kingdom's leading businessmen felt snubbed.ILTV, 05/07/2021 16:43
Watch: Lapid presses U.S. on Iran, Blinken urges help for Gaza

Watch: Lapid presses U.S. on Iran, Blinken urges help for Gaza

Foreign Minister Lapid met with US secretary of state in Rome Sunday, marking the first face-to-face meeting between the two.ILTV, 28/06/2021 20:46
The new government: MK Rothman and Ketzaleh weigh in

The new government: MK Rothman and Ketzaleh weigh in

MK Simcha Rothman and Former MK Yaakov "Ketzaleh" Katz weigh in on the formation of Israel's new Lapid-Bennett left-right government.Hillel Fendel, 17/06/2021 00:33
As new government takes over, focus shifts to courting Democrats

As new government takes over, focus shifts to courting Democrats

The new Bennett-Lapid government hopes to win favor with the Biden administration in a policy shift with the White House.ILTV, 16/06/2021 11:19
The great unraveling

The great unraveling

Israel may soon abandon its diplomatic gains because Lapid and others in the coalition want to erase Netanyahu's achievements .Op-edCaroline Glick, 14/06/2021 06:35
Lapid: A unity government is what we need

Lapid: A unity government is what we need

"I will do everything to ensure that an Israeli unity government is formed as soon as possible."Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 19:10
President Rivlin taps Lapid to form government

President Rivlin taps Lapid to form government

"It is clear that Lapid has the possibility of forming a government - even if there are many difficulties."Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 18:43
Proposal: Rotational government headed by Bennett and Lapid

Proposal: Rotational government headed by Bennett and Lapid

Yamina chair considering proposal to establish rotational government that would give equal weight to Right and Left.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 11:39
Sa'ar isn't ready to rule out Lapid or Bennett

Sa'ar isn't ready to rule out Lapid or Bennett

New Hope chairman calls Bennett's written rejection unnecessary.Shlomo Witty, 22/03/2021 18:45
Saudi sources: We would prefer Netanyahu over Lapid

Saudi sources: We would prefer Netanyahu over Lapid

Sources close to the Saudi royal family say they admire Netanyahu and agree with his policies on Iran, fearful Yair Lapid may take over.i24NEWS, 04/03/2021 18:15
Likud counters anti-Netanyahu law: Ministers should possess basic education

Likud counters anti-Netanyahu law: Ministers should possess basic education

Proposed law would require ministers to have completed high school or religious school equivalent - barring Lapid from becoming minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2020 17:49
Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid lashes out: Everything is corrupt, crooked

Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid lashes out: Everything is corrupt, crooked

Lapid said gov't came about in a rotten way for rotten reasons, with everything about it crooked, everything corrupt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2020 20:15
The survey that made Gantz dismantle Blue and White

The survey that made Gantz dismantle Blue and White

The poll that prompted Benny Gantz to dismantle Blue and White presented a clear indication of the leanings of Blue and White voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2020 22:47
Right bloc: Edelstein's removal puts end to unity government

Right bloc: Edelstein's removal puts end to unity government

Members of the nationalist camp sign a document: No unity if Blue White oust Yuli Edelstein.Hezki Baruch, 22/03/2020 19:10
Former Labor MK says Gantz blinded by Lapid's hypocris

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, 04/03/2020 17:22
Yamina demands apology for attack on Rafi Peretz

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, 27/02/2020 16:03
Benny Gantz insulates Arab MKs from criticism

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, 18/11/2019 18:29
How much do the haredim cost us?

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, 12/09/2019 14:12
Gantz to the Kretchnif Rebbe: 'Lapid is behaving better'

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, 13/06/2019 22:38
Lapid tempts Liberman

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, 16/05/2019 12:16
Lapid to Likud: 'Don't be cowards, be leaders'

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, 13/05/2019 16:17
Yair Lapid's remarks raise outcry in Poland

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, 11/05/2019 23:40
Haredi campaign focuses on 'Lapid threat'

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, 14/03/2019 13:03
Gantz-Lapid merger would tie Likud in the polls

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, 01/02/2019 10:31
Litzman on Lapid: 'There's no demagogue greater than him'

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

Deputy Health Minister accuses Yair Lapid of fomenting hatred against haredim.Michal Levy, 10/01/2019 22:55
'Humiliating experience' in Orna Barbibai's office

'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, 01/01/2019 21:01
Father, son murdered 25 years ago remembered

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, 29/11/2018 14:48
Opposition heads accuse PM of corruption amid scandal

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, 08/11/2018 16:42
Lapid to Netanyahu: I'm going to beat you

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, 04/09/2018 22:38
'Jewish community is losing masses of teens'

'Jewish community is losing masses of teens'

High school in Israel coalition blames its demise on apathy and Birthright.JTA, 06/07/2018 07:44
Lapid attacks 'gift to Israel's enemies'

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, 01/07/2018 10:57
Lapid: 'There's an attempt to undermine rule of law

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, 28/05/2018 19:17
When Lapid gave credit to Netanyahu

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, 15/05/2018 08:16
Lapid urges EU to ban Hezbollah

Lapid urges EU to ban Hezbollah

Yesh Atid chairman lobbies EU to put Hezbollah's political wing on terror watchlist.Tzvi Lev, 22/02/2018 17:02
Poll: Likud stronger after police recommendations

Poll: Likud stronger after police recommendations

New poll finds Likud up from previous poll. 45% of respondents say Netanyahu should resign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2018 21:46
Lapid: Abbas prefers to be a victim

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, 22/01/2018 14:16
'Everyone needs to fight the de-legitimization of Israel'

'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, 26/02/2017 11:07
Lapid: The Cabinet functions like a press conference

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, 28/01/2017 19:33
Lapid: Appointing Kara Minister - governmental corruption

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, 19/01/2017 12:16
Will the right unite before Israeli elections?

Will the right unite before Israeli elections?

Right-wing parties may need to band together to avoid Lapid government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2017 12:18
Interior Minister: I won't recommend Lapid for Prime Minister

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

Shas leader Aryeh Deri says Lapid won't be PM.Hezki Baruch, 31/12/2016 22:25
Lapid: UN resolution is dangerous, unfair

Lapid: UN resolution is dangerous, unfair

Yesh Atid chairman condemns UN resolution, left's celebrations, says government needs full-time Foreign Minister.Hezki Baruch, 24/12/2016 19:22
Herzog on Amona: Protest legitimate, but not violence

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, 17/12/2016 18:41
Ya'alon denies rumors claiming he'll join Yesh Atid

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, 12/11/2016 21:55
Lapid worries about Regulation Law

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, 12/11/2016 18:47
Likud unfazed by poll showing it losing

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, 06/09/2016 22:59
Slomiansky: Lapid Was 'A Nightmare to Work With'

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, 18/12/2014 09:20
Whose Side is Yair Lapid On, Anyway?

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, 11/12/2014 08:19
Which MKs Are Wasting Taxpayers' Money?

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, 06/11/2014 14:25
Slomiansky: Where is Lapid Getting the Money?

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, 28/09/2014 17:24
Lapid Presents 'No New Taxes' 2015 Budget

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, 28/09/2014 16:40
New Jerusalem Project to Provide 50,000 Jobs

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, 22/09/2014 18:56
Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

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, 22/09/2014 18:52
Netanyahu Cuts Talk on 0% VAT Bill in Jab at Lapid

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, 15/09/2014 21:54
Dispute Over War Cost Reflects in Budget Crisis

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, 15/09/2014 15:56
Is Lapid Trying to Dismantle the Coalition?

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, 14/09/2014 11:50
Panicked Livni, Lapid Lash Out at Bennett

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, 11/09/2014 09:22