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Lapid: Whoever harms Israeli citizens has nowhere to hide

PM responds to shooting attack near the Western Wall in which 8 were wounded.

Lapid: Whoever harms Israeli citizens has nowhere to hide

Lapid: Terrorists will pay a price, Jerusalem is our capital city

PM responds to terrorist shooting attack near the Western Wall.

Terrorists will pay a price, Jerusalem is our capital city

UTJ MK on Gafni's meetings with Lapid: Gafni made efforts to form another government

MK Uri Maklev: Gafni is the only one who worked to prevent these elections and establish another government.

'Gafni made efforts to form another government'

PM Lapid: 'Attack on Rushdie is an attack on our freedoms'

Attack on author Salman Rushdie is 'result of decades of incitement led by the extremist regime in Tehran,' PM Lapid says.

PM Lapid: 'Attack on Rushdie is an attack on our freedoms'

Lapid: Israel knows how to put its hands on every terrorist organization

Lapid and Gantz meet with members of the IDF General Staff Forum and Chief of Staff Kohavi at the Kirya in Tel Aviv.

'Israel knows how to put its hands on every terror organization'

Lapid thanks Egypt's President Sisi for his efforts to achieve Gaza ceasefire

Lapid speaks to President of Egypt, says Egypt has a very significant role in maintaining regional stability and security.

Lapid thanks Egypt's President Sisi for ceasefire efforts

Lapid: Whoever tries to harm us will pay with his life

Prime Minister addresses the nation following end of 'Operation Breaking Dawn,' fight against Islamic Jihad.

Lapid: Whoever tries to harm us will pay with his life

Netanyahu: I fully support the govt. and the IDF in this battle

Opposition leader receives security briefing from PM Lapid as Islamic Jihad continues to rain rockets down on Israel.

Netanyahu: I fully support the govt. and the IDF in this battle

'Whoever seeks to hurt Israeli citizens – will be hurt'

PM and Defense Minister relate to elimination of Islamic Jihad southern division commander. "Operation will continue as long as necessary"

'Whoever seeks to hurt Israeli citizens – will be hurt'

Lapid and Netanyahu to meet for security update

Prime Minister Lapid will hold a security update meeting with opposition leader following Operation Breaking Dawn.

Lapid and Netanyahu to meet for security update

PM Lapid Speaks With Southern Local Authority Heads

Lapid emphasized the need to ensure citizens adhere to the directives of Home Front Command, saying that these directives save lives.

PM Lapid Speaks With Southern Local Authority Heads

Lapid: We will do whatever it takes to defend our people

Lapid and Gantz give statement as Operation Breaking Dawn begins. Gantz: Whoever threatens us - will not exist.

'We will do whatever it takes to defend our people'player

Prime Minister Lapid: We will not allow terrorists to dictate our lives

PM Lapid said he would not allow terrorists to determine Israel's actions and reach every individual who tries to harm Israeli citizens.

We will not allow terrorists to dictate our lives

PM Lapid holds security assessment on Gaza tensions

PM Yair Lapid holds security assessment near Gaza, with additional consultations to be held as necessary over the weekend.

PM Lapid holds security assessment on Gaza tensions

'Israel ready for any development on Gaza border'

The prime minister vowed to strike any terrorist group that threatened the wellbeing of Israeli civilians.

'Israel ready for any development on Gaza border'

PM Lapid invites Australian counterpart to visit Israel

Israel's PM Lapid thanks Australian counterpart for his country's commitment to fighting antisemitism and BDS.

PM Lapid invites Australian counterpart to visit Israel

Lapid mocks Netanyahu: He learned how to fill his gas tank after we lowered the prices

Medical interns disrupt PM's speech at Yesh Atid conference in Tel Aviv: Lapid: Don't interrupt them, don't throw them out.

'He learned how to fill up his gas tank'player

Embarrassment: Lapid initiates security discussion, but is unable to connect

PM asked for special security assessment, but was unable to participate in most of it and it was managed by the Minister of Defense.

Lapid initiates security discussion, but is unable to connect

Yair Lapid to be on vacation on Tisha B'Av

Prime Minister will be vacationing with his family in northern Israel from Thursday to Sunday, which is the fast of Tisha B'Av.

Yair Lapid to be on vacation on Tisha B'Av

Lapid to hold security meeting following arrest of Islamic Jihad leader

Some routes reopened near Gaza, but security forces remain on high alert for possible Islamic Jihad retaliation.

Lapid holds security meeting after Islamic Jihad leader captured

Romanian Holocaust survivors to be eligible for pensions

PM Lapid, Social Equality Min. Merav Cohen reach agreement with Romanian government on Romanian Holocaust survivors living in Israel.

Romanian Holocaust survivors to be eligible for pensions

PM Lapid to UN Sec-Gen: 'Disband UN Commission of Inquiry on Israel'

"Slurs about a 'Jewish lobby' are reminiscent of the darkest days of our history," says Israeli PM.

'Disband UN Commission of Inquiry on Israel'

Payments to terrorists to be deducted from PA tax revenue

PA gave 660m shekels to terrorists & their families over past year. Govt to deduct amount from revenues transferred to PA.

Payments to terrorists to be deducted from PA tax revenue

Lapid: Nothing was done about cost of living for 15 years

PM calls violence against women a "stain on our country" during weekly Cabinet meeting.

Lapid: Nothing was done about cost of living for 15 years

The way is being paved for the Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine plan

Israel, Jordan and the PLO/PA seem to be moving along on the Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine plans. Can it be? Op-ed.

The way is being paved for the Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine

In wake of crisis: Israeli Delegation to Leave for Moscow this Evening

PM Lapid hopes delegation will be able to resolve the crisis over Russia's efforts to close the Jewish Agency.

Israeli Delegation to Leave for Moscow this Evening

PM Lapid visits palace of Jordanian king

PM Lapid and Jordanian King Abdullah II hold 'warm and lengthy' meeting, eat lunch together, and discuss how to improve relations.

PM Lapid visits palace of Jordanian king

Lapid speaks to European Council President

Lapid and European Council President Charles Michel discuss Iran. PM reiterates Israel's opposition to returning to the nuclear deal.

Lapid speaks to European Council President

Netanyahu: Lapid, Gantz endanger national security with Russia policy

Former PM strongly criticizes handling of the Russian crisis by PM Lapid and Defense Minister Gantz.

'Lapid, Gantz endanger national security with Russia policy'

Lapid to British PM: Credible military threat necessary against Iran

Israeli, British prime ministers speak, exchange views on global challenges.

'Credible military threat necessary against Iran'

Lapid answers Russia: Russian Jewish community at heart of Israel-Russian relations

PM responds to Russian attempts to disassociate 'legal question' of Jewish Agency from relations with Israel.

'Russian Jewish community at heart of Israel-Russian relations'

Prime Minister's Office: No dividers in egalitarian plaza

PM Lapid's 'sole interest is to harm what is holy to Israel,' haredi party leader says.

Prime Minister's Office: No dividers in egalitarian plaza

Lapid presents plan to moderate bread price increases

PM, Economy Minister Orna Barbivay reach agreement on plan to limit how much prices of bread will rise.

Lapid presents plan to moderate bread price increases

Yair Lapid's obsessive hatred of Mizrachim

Israeli media made Lapid into Teflon despite his racist remarks about Mizrachim, leading him on to further fiascos. Putin is one. Op-ed.

Yair Lapid's obsessive hatred of Mizrachim

Iran vows revenge

Iran has always threatened, but now it has the capability to make good on those threats. Op-ed.

Iran vows revenge

Bennett refuses Lapid's offer of prominent office

Sources close to Bennett say he decided to remove himself from the public and media radar.

Bennett refuses Lapid's offer of prominent office

Lapid holds secret discussion on Russia and Jewish Agency

PM directs Foreign Ministry to "put together a package of tools against the Russian decision" to suspend Jewish Agency's activities.

Lapid holds secret discussion on Russia and Jewish Agency

Likud MK Amsalem: Lapid is an 'uneducated boor, unfit to be PM'

Likud MK claims that instead of serving his country in the IDF, Lapid "drank beer & hung out with girls."

Lapid is an 'uneducated boor, unfit to be PM'

Like Bennett, Lapid is spending little time in Jerusalem

During first month as PM, Lapid has spent just a few nights at PM's official residence.

Like Bennett, Lapid is spending little time in Jerusalem

Lapid: Gas prices to drop next week

PM says govt. to act to lower cost of living during weekly Cabinet meeting.

Lapid: Gas prices to drop next week