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News and updates about Yesh Atid

Yesh Atid primaries:

Lapid re-elected as chairman, but not by a wide margin

Lapid wins the support of 52.5% of those with the right to vote in the primaries for the party leadership, but his opponent, MK Ram Ben Barak, scores significant achievement by garnering 47.5% of the votes.

Lapid re-elected as chairman, but not by a wide margin

Yesh Atid to A-G:

'Remove MK Ofer Cassif from the Knesset'

MKs Ron Katz, Meir Cohen and Mickey Levy urge Attorney General to speed up the legal proceedings against MK Ofer Cassif on charges of assaulting police officer.

'Remove MK Ofer Cassif from the Knesset'

Likud's tempting offer for Yesh Atid

A senior Likud minister offered to give up the Ministry of Justice to enable Yair Lapid to join the coalition. Chairman of Yesh Atid: 'I will join if Smotrich and Ben Gvir are out.'

Likud's tempting offer for Yesh Atid

Report:

Yesh Atid offered Ben-Gvir's ministry

Likud officials reportedly offer senior positions to Yesh Atid, Yisrael Beytenu parties in exchange for joining a unity government. Likud denies reports.

Yesh Atid offered Ben-Gvir's ministry

Book by former MK found in home of Hamas terrorist in Gaza

Former Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah says terrorists were using his book to learn more about Israeli society.

Book by former MK found in home of Hamas terrorist in Gaza

'You abandoned them'

Yesh Atid MK blames Smotrich for October 7th massacre

MK Meir Cohen claimed the government was responsible for the massacre. Smotrich: 'I wasn't the one who applauded Gaza disengagement.'

Yesh Atid MK blames Smotrich for October 7th massacre

Yesh Atid MK admits:

Until now, the party has not been democratic

MK Ram Ben Barak explains the significance of the upcoming primaries in his party.

Until now, the party has not been democratic

Levin causes controversy with municipal candidate endorsement

Justice Minister draws criticism after praising the Likud candidate for the Herzliya mayoral race.

Levin causes controversy with municipal candidate endorsement

Lapid: Primaries for my position, not for party list

Yesh Atid's leader declares that there will be primaries only for leading the party, not to replace MKs.

Lapid: Primaries for my position, not for party list

Yesh Atid MK:

'When Netanyahu proposes a unity government, we'll talk'

'If there is a way to save the State of Israel, I'm in favor of seriously discussing it," MK Elazar Stern says.

'When Netanyahu proposes a unity government, we'll talk'

Yesh Atid MK: I support unity government with Netanyahu

MK Elazar Stern says option of unity government will be considered if Netanyahu suggests it - despite MK Lapid's statements to the contrary.

Yesh Atid MK: I support unity government with Netanyahu

Yesh Atid MK to INN:

'I will never sit with Netanyahu, he is an arch criminal'

MK Ram Ben Barak on reasonableness cause: Anyone who cancels the reasonableness cause is someone who plans to do unreasonable things.

'I will never sit with Netanyahu, he is an arch criminal'

'This is worse than what is happening in Jenin'

Yesh Atid MK Boaz Toporovsky presents grim statistics about traffic fatalities in Israel.

'This is worse than what is happening in Jenin'

Police station commander bashed for not dispersing demonstration

Online comments allege that the Modi'in police station commander refrained from dispersing a protest due to family ties to Yesh Atid.

Police station commander bashed for not dispersing demonstration

Yesh Atid threatening to topple negotiations on judicial reform

Despite efforts to coordinate demands, discrepancies revealed between Yesh Atid, National Unity, on demands in judicial reform negotiations.

Yesh Atid threatening to topple negotiations on judicial reform

Yesh Atid MK won't deny offer to haredim

MK Moshe Kinley Tur-Paz won't deny report that Bennett-Lapid government promised haredi parties over NIS 1 billion in exchange for vote.

Yesh Atid MK won't deny offer to haredim

Official in Yesh Atid:

'Netanyahu needs to decide if he is serious'

Yesh Atid Party demands that decisions regarding the Judicial Selection Committee be made at the beginning of next week.

'Netanyahu needs to decide if he is serious'

Lapid presents universal service bill which would draft haredim

Opposition leader calls lack of haredi military service an 'open wound' in Israeli society, hints issue part of reform negotiations.

Lapid presents universal service bill which would draft haredim

Likud officials:

'Yesh Atid sabotaging judicial reform talks'

Likud accuses Yesh Atid of bringing unrelated issues to negotiations at President's Residence, being more extreme than National Unity party.

'Yesh Atid sabotaging judicial reform talks'

Yesh Atid calls for creation of Israeli constitution

Party of opposition leader Yair Lapid says it called for significant reform during negotiations at President's Residence.

Yesh Atid calls for creation of Israeli constitution

MKs Confirm:

Yesh Atid, Labor considering mass resignation from the Knesset

MKs mulling plan to force Israel into constitutional crisis by having all Opposition lawmakers resign from the Knesset en masse.

Yesh Atid, Labor considering mass resignation from the Knesset

Yesh Atid MK 'eulogizes' democracy in Knesset speech

MK Simon Davidson blasts Levin reform: The funeral will leave Jerusalem and take place during the third reading of the legal coup.

Yesh Atid MK 'eulogizes' democracy in Knesset speech

Yesh Atid MK to INN:

'Don't portray the protesters as left-wingers'

MK Meirav Cohen: The desire to preserve democracy has nothing to do with being on the right or the left.

'Don't portray the protesters as left-wingers'

Longtime Yesh Atid MK to step down

MK Yoel Razvozov announces he will be resigning from the Knesset at the end of the month. He will be replaced by Shelly Meron.

Longtime Yesh Atid MK to step down

Israel's ambassador to Canada quits in protest of new government

Former Yesh Atid MK-turned ambassador joins ambassador to France in resigning position to protest new government's policies.

Israel's ambassador to Canada quits in protest of new government

Suspect arrested for making death threats to Yesh Atid MK

MK Elazar Stern receives death threats from anonymous caller. Police identify and arrest suspect.

Suspect arrested for making death threats to Yesh Atid MK

Yesh Atid MK:

'A sad day for Israeli democracy'

MK Vladimir Beliak: A dangerous, racist, extreme and disorganized government has arisen here. We will do everything to shorten its days.

'A sad day for Israeli democracy'

Yesh Atid MK to INN:

'Congratulate the government? I'm actually mourning'

MK Moshe Turpaz: Today is a day of celebration for democracy, but I feel that the majority of Israeli citizens should be worried.

'Congratulate the government? I'm actually mourning'

Filibuster woes:

Coalition agrees to vote in new Speaker tomorrow

The opposition planned a long filibuster, the coalition threatened legal action. Eventually, they agreed to postpone the vote.

Coalition agrees to vote in new Speaker tomorrow

Opposition 'Peace Talks:'

If Netanyahu can work with Tibi, we can work together

Opposition parties attempt to reconcile after post-election infighting in order to oppose incoming right-wing government.

If Netanyahu can work with Tibi, we can work together

Yesh Atid

Yesh Atid already submits 17 bills

MK Toporovski: "We will fight united ... until we replace the extremist government with the government of change."

Yesh Atid already submits 17 bills

Yesh Atid MK:

'The Override Clause is an assassination of the Supreme Court'

MK Vladimir Beliak says his party will lead a fighting opposition, and is certain the opposition can be brought together.

'The Override Clause is an assassination of the Supreme Court'

Shocking report:

Lapid advisor-oil exec. brother pressured maritime border deal

Hillel Koverinsky, who holds no official government position attempted to convince members of the government to vote for the agreement.

Lapid advisor-oil exec. brother pressured maritime border deal

Lapid:

'We are in a momentum and everyone sees it'

PM at Yesh Atid election headquarters: We need to get one more seat and we won.

'We are in a momentum and everyone sees it'

Yesh Atid MK on rise of right:

'Hitler rose to power democratically'

Yesh Atid's MK Ram Ben Barak compared the rise of a right-wing government to that of Adolf Hitler then stated: "I am not comparing"

'Hitler rose to power democratically'

Rift in the coalition?

Yesh Atid rules out government led by Gantz

Officials from ruling Yesh Atid party say they will never join government led by Gantz - even if he can break apart right-wing bloc.

Yesh Atid rules out government led by Gantz

Poll: Yesh Atid up to 27 seats

With a week to go before the election, a new poll shows Yesh Atid pull within 4 seats of Likud, neither side having a 61-seat majority.

Poll: Yesh Atid up to 27 seats

Tension on the left:

National Unity calls on Lapid to stop attacking his own side

The party has sent the request to Yesh Atid members after the latter alleged that the former would be willing to sit with Netanyahu.

National Unity calls on Lapid to stop attacking his own side

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

Yesh Atid blasts Netanyahu:

'An 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'

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

Yesh Atid minister won't rule out gov't with Joint Arab List

Economy Min. Orna Barbivay won't rule out forming a coalition which relies on the Joint Arab List.

Yesh Atid minister won't rule out gov't with Joint Arab List

Political analyst:

Lapid's political camp 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

Yesh Atid: Channel 14 is a Likud election outlet

Yesh Atid demands recognition of Channel 14 as a Likud election outlet. Channel 14 invites Lapid to be interviewed instead of boycotting it

Yesh Atid: Channel 14 is a Likud election outlet

Yesh Atid MK: Soon TV announcers will be religious

'Those who respect an Arab woman with a veil can't tolerate a religious Jewish woman with a hair covering,' Religious Zionism MK retorts.

Yesh Atid MK: Soon TV announcers will be religious

Lapid won't back disqualification of Balad Party

PM's Yesh Atid Party will not support the disqualification of Balad chairman despite backing such initiatives in the past.

Lapid won't back disqualification of Balad Party

Yesh Atid:

'Joint List split opportunity for Tibi, Odeh to moderate'

Yesh Atid officials say they hope split of Balad party from Joint Arab List will allow remaining parties in list to move towards the center.

'Joint List split opportunity for Tibi, Odeh to moderate'

Yesh Atid submits election slate

The slate includes two former IDF generals, two former police superintendents and a former deputy head of the Mossad.

Yesh Atid submits election slate

Yesh Atid website: Likud is the party of the Sephardim

Russian-language website of Yair Lapid's party deletes post saying 'Likud no longer represents all of Israel, is a Sephardic sectoral party'

Yesh Atid website: Likud is the party of the Sephardim

Yesh Atid Knesset slate is almost unchanged

Prime Minister Lapid's party presents its slate for the 25th Knesset. Lapid blasts Netanyahu: His campaign tells you that Israel is at war.

Yesh Atid Knesset slate is almost unchanged

Why no haredi women in religious parties?

A group of religious women has joined Lapid's Yesh Atid, but when will Shas and UTJ have their own female representatives?

Why no haredi women in religious parties?

Lapid's offer:

Reserved spots for Labor and Meretz on Yesh Atid slate

Lapid to propose to Michaeli and Galon that they run together in exchange for candidates from their parties being included on his slate.

Reserved spots for Labor and Meretz on Yesh Atid slate

2022 Elections:

Yesh Atid plans to 'steal' Labor, Meretz votes to force alliance

Polls show Meretz hovering above electoral threshold as Lapid seeks to ensure only he, not Gantz, is the alternative to Netanyahu.

Yesh Atid plans to 'steal' Labor, Meretz votes to force alliance

Lapid's former no. 2 reveals who he will vote for

Rabbi Piron says that Yesh Atid deserves to be a ruling party, but in the upcoming elections "I will vote for Hili Tropper".

Lapid's former no. 2 reveals who he will vote for

MK Tur-Paz to Arutz Sheva

"The next Yesh Atid Government will have room for the haredim"

MK Moshe Tur-Paz spoke about the budding relationship between his party and members of the haredi sector

"The next Yesh Atid Government will have room for the haredim"

Former Chief of Staff to join Yesh Atid party?

Gadi Eizenkot, a former IDF chief of staff, expected to announce decision to run for Knesset with Yesh Atid.

Former Chief of Staff to join Yesh Atid party?

Lapid mocks Netanyahu:

'He learned how to fill up his gas tank'

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'

Yesh Atid:

Finance Minister will need to compromise on no-haredim demand

Yesh Atid party warns Likud will rise to power if Yisrael Beytenu insists on boycotting haredi parties. Yisrael Beytenu shoots back.

Finance Minister will need to compromise on no-haredim demand

2022 Elections:

Ex-Likud New Hope MK jumps ship to Yesh Atid

"What won't people do for a Knesset seat!" responds Likud's Miri Regev.

Ex-Likud New Hope MK jumps ship to Yesh Atid

Lapid:

'The choice is between the future and the past'

Prime Minister to members of his Yesh Atid party: These elections could be an opportunity for us to get out of this complicated situation.

'The choice is between the future and the past'