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Lapid: 'Those who try to attack us will suffer the consequences'

PM Lapid responds to attack on terror infrastructure, says Israel 'won't permit existence of terrorist organizations.'

Lapid: 'Those who try to attack us will suffer the consequences'

Lapid to Dutch PM: Our shared values are being tested today

Lapid meets Prime Minister of The Netherlands Mark Rutte: An important visit of an important friend.

'Our shared values are being tested today'player

Netanyahu: Lapid to blame for economic, security problems

Former PM at INN-Besheva conference: Lapid said he didn't understand anything about economics and he proved it.

Netanyahu: Lapid to blame for economic, security problems

Lapid congratulates Italy’s new Prime Minister: I look forward to working together

Giorgia Meloni officially formed Italy’s new ruling coalition on Friday.

Lapid congratulates Italy’s new Prime Minister

Yair Lapid’s “fight vs flight” dilemma

Contradictory revelations on the IDF service of alternate PM Lapid give the feeling that he has been less than honest with the public.Op-ed.

Yair Lapid’s “fight vs flight” dilemma

Netanyahu's office: We're considering a pre-election debate, but the chances are low

Lapid says he would be ready for a debate with the opposition leader. Netanyahu's office says the idea is being considered.

'We're considering a pre-election debate, but chances are low'

Yair Lapid, Authoritarian and Unafraid

If Lapid forms the next government, the basis of Israel’s democracy and the basic freedoms of its citizens, will be imperiled. Op-ed.

Yair Lapid, Authoritarian and Unafraid

PM Lapid speaks with Ukrainian Foreign Minister

Lapid affirms Israel's support for Ukraine, expresses concern over Russian use of Iranian drone aircraft.

PM Lapid speaks with Ukrainian Foreign Minister

Lapid honors guards who shot and killed terrorist in Maaleh Adumim

'You neutralized someone who had already committed murder, you saved lives,' Lapid says during meeting with guards who eliminated terrorist.

Lapid honors guards who killed terrorist in Maaleh Adumim

Lapid: We won't allow Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount

PM makes appeal to Israeli Arab sector to vote for Yesh Atid in the upcoming elections.

Lapid: We won't allow Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount

Lapid to Gantz: One of the two largest parties should form a gov't

'One of the two largest parties needs to form the government,' PM Lapid says. Defense Min. Gantz shoots back: 'Lapid has no government.'

Lapid to Gantz: One of the 2 largest parties should form a gov't

Israel blasts Australian about-face on Jerusalem recognition

'We hope Australia will be more serious on other matters.' PM Lapid slams 'rushed' decision by Australia to walk back Jerusalem recognition.

Israel blasts Australian about-face on Jerusalem recognition

Amid terror wave in Judea and Samaria: Lapid holds special security discussion

Lapid, Bennett, Gantz and other senior officials discuss ways to prevent further escalation in Judea and Samaria.

Lapid holds special security discussion

Yesh Atid blasts Netanyahu: Irresponsible opposition leader who only cares about himself

Yesh Atid and Likud trade barbs after Netanyahu refuses to attend briefing on Lebanon maritime border agreement.

'An opposition leader who only cares about himself'

10 reasons the faulty Israel-Lebanon gas deal smells foul

The best Israel can do now is hope that the accord turns out as Lapid insists. Don't count on it. Op-ed.

10 reasons the faulty Israel-Lebanon gas deal smells foul

Biden congratulates PM Lapid's son on wedding

US Pres. Biden calls Yoav Lapid, invites him and his new wife to tour White House.

Biden congratulates PM Lapid's son on wedding

Poll: Israelis back Lebanon deal, even during election period

Channel 12 News poll find most Israelis support signing maritime border agreement, though most believe Lapid's motive was political.

Israelis back Lebanon deal, even during election period

Lapid: Our forces won't rest until they catch attackers and those who sent them

PM holds security assessment following wave of violence in Jerusalem and Samaria.

Lapid: Our forces won't rest until they catch the terrorists

Haredi MK on Lebanon deal: 'This government has no help from Heaven, I don't trust Lapid'

'I don't trust PM Lapid's carelessness and the current government,' MK Moshe Gafni says when asked about maritime deal with Lebanon.

'This government has no help from Heaven, I don't trust Lapid'

Shas chief: Lapid has turned secularism into a religion

Aryeh Deri speaks up on difference between former PM Netanyahu and PM Lapid's attitudes towards religion and the status quo.

Shas chief: Lapid has turned secularism into a religion

Elections Committee denies petition against Channel 14

Prime Minister Lapid's Yesh Atid party submitted the petition against the right-leaning channel & will be charged 20,000 NIS in court fees.

Elections Committee denies petition against Channel 14

Lapid: Deal a great achievement for Israel, economy, and security

PM Lapid gives press briefing on maritime borders agreement with Lebanon.

Lapid: Deal great achievement for Israel, economy, and security

Attorney General: It is appropriate to bring Lebanon agreement to the Knesset for approval

Gali Baharav-Miara recommends that Lapid bring maritime border agreement to Knesset for approval, but does not obligate him to do so.

'Appropriate to bring Lebanon agreement for Knesset approval'

Biden congratulates Lapid: 'You're making history'

US President speaks with Israeli Pm after final agreement reached on maritime border between Israel and Lebanon.

Biden congratulates Lapid: 'You're making history'

Netanyahu condemns maritime agreement: Lapid surrenders to Hezbollah

Opposition leader says deal reached by PM Lapid with Lebanon proves he is not fit to be prime minister or face the threat of Iran.

Netanyahu on maritime agreement: Lapid surrenders to Hezbollah

Report: Lapid ignored Attorney General's recommendation for Lebanon deal

PM Lapid rejects AG Baharav-Miara's recommendation to bring Lebanon deal for Knesset vote, MK Ben-Gvir promises to appeal to Supreme Court.

Report: Lapid ignored AG recommendation for Lebanon deal

Yair Lapid’s holiday bloopers

Just as worrisome as his ignorance of basic Judaism is the fact that he can't even fake it. What awaits us for Sukkot, I wonder. Op-ed.

Yair Lapid’s holiday bloopers

Lapid: 'Terror will not defeat us, we are strong'

PM Lapid responds to shooting attack promising, 'Terror will not defeat us, we are strong even on this difficult evening.'

Lapid: 'Terror will not defeat us, we are strong'

Ben-Gvir: 'Lapid is inciting US diplomats against me'

The leader of Otzma Yehudit claims PM Yair Lapid is targeting him in meetings with foreign officials.

'Lapid is inciting US diplomats against me'

Lapid’s inflated confidence without competence

Why we need Netanyahu.

Lapid’s inflated confidence without competence

Political analyst: Lapid's political camp excels in attempts to silence rght-wing media

Political analyst Amit Segal slams Yesh Atid petition against Channel 14, points to history of attempts to silence right-wing media outlets.

Lapid's political camp attempts to silence rght-wing media

Israel’s devastating capitulation to Hezbollah

Lapid and Gantz are bragging about signing a protection deal with the Iranian terror proxy. Op-ed,

Israel’s devastating capitulation to Hezbollah

Israel, EU renew diplomatic-strategic dialogue after a decade

EU-Israel Association Council meets for first time in 10 years, in move PM says "corrects a historic mistake.'

Israel, EU renew diplomatic-strategic dialogue after a decade

Netanyahu: Why the warnings about Ben Gvir but not Tibi and Odeh?

Opposition leader calls maritime deal illegal, a 'shameful surrender' to Hezbollah which will lead to war.

'Why the warnings about Ben Gvir but not Tibi and Odeh?'

Lapid slams Religious Zionist MK as 'more dangerous than Arab MK'

'There's a danger Itamar Ben-Gvir will convince young Jews of the righteousness of his path,' Lapid tells haredi site.

Lapid slams Religious Zionist MK: 'More dangerous than Arab MK'

MK Gafni: Lapid is very dangerous for the country

United Torah Judaism MK says in interview that Prime Minister Lapid is "very dangerous for Israel".

'Lapid is very dangerous for the country'

Netanyahu: Lapid has no mandate for maritime deal, it won't bind us

Opposition leader accuses prime minister of giving sovereign Israeli territory to an enemy state, surrendering to Hezbollah.

'Lapid has no mandate for maritime deal, it won't bind us'

Lapid: Maritime deal will weaken Lebanon's dependence on Iran

"Development of Lebanese gas field will weaken Lebanon's dependence on Iran, restrain Hezbollah, promote regional stability."

Lapid: Maritime deal will weaken Lebanon's dependence on Iran

Rabbis call on Lapid to resign as prime minister

'Lapid's peace plan will destroy Israel,' warns coalition of Orthodox rabbis, after Prime Minister backs Palestinian statehood in UN speech.

Rabbis call on Lapid to resign as prime minister

MK Simcha Rothman: ‘If we want a Jewish state, Lapid is not the answer’

Responding to Lapid's two-state solution UN speech, MK Atty. Simcha Rothman slams right wing MKs who joined gov for misleading voters.

‘If we want a Jewish state, Lapid is not the answer’player