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Posted on 15 January 2018 | 8:08 am
Ex-deputy Mossad chief joins centrist Yesh
The Times of IsraelEx-deputy Mossad chief joins centrist Yesh Atid partyThe Times of IsraelBen-Barak called Yesh Atid “a party aligned with my social, diplomatic and security views and which advances those two goals which are the most important to me. It's time to change leadership and return to the norms on which this country was founded ...Yesh Atid brings security hawk on boardArutz Shevaall 3 news articles »
Posted on 15 January 2018 | 6:21 am
Lapid signals he won't seek ouster of MK
The Times of IsraelLapid signals he won't seek ouster of MK accused of Shin Bet leaksThe Times of IsraelYesh Atid leader Yair Lapid over the weekend indicated he would not seek the ouster of party member MK Yaakov Peri, a former Shin Bet agency head, over an investigative TV report alleging the ex-security chief leaked sensitive information to Interior ...and more »
Posted on 14 January 2018 | 6:41 am
New Poll: Combined Yesh Atid-Kulanu Bests
World Israel NewsNew Poll: Combined Yesh Atid-Kulanu Bests Likudhttp://hamodia.comA new poll published Motzoei Shabbos has the Likud maintaining its lead in prospective elections. If elections were held today, the party led by Binyamin Netanyahu would get 25 seats, followed closely by Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid, with 24 seats. However ...Weekend polls portray rise for Lapid and decline for NetanyahuWorld Israel NewsMerger of Israel's centrist parties would topple Netanyahu's Likud: polli24NEWSErev Shabbos Election Poll – Yesh Atid Is The Largest PartyYeshiva World Newsall 5 news articles »
Posted on 14 January 2018 | 2:58 am
Poll: Lapid-Kahlon alliance would defeat
The Times of IsraelPoll: Lapid-Kahlon alliance would defeat Netanyahu's Likud in fresh electionsThe Times of IsraelIn addition to the ongoing investigations, this week's poll also came after Hadashot TV news aired recordings of Netanyahu's son Yair during a night out with friends at Tel Aviv strip clubs, during which he was accompanied by a state-funded guard. In ...and more »
Posted on 13 January 2018 | 2:40 pm
New report paints grim picture of
As speeches were being polished in preparation for Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies in Israel this week, figures published Monday about the nation’s survivors spoke volumes.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:33 pm
New mortgages jumped 21% in March
Low interest rates have pushed up new mortgage taking to the highest monthly amount for more than a year.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:00 am
On Election Eve All Signs Point to Benjamin
With just a day before the pivotal national elections in Israel, the stars look to be lining up against the reelection bid for a historic fourth term for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 7:11 pm
Treasury chief Andorn resigns
Yael Andorn was a personal appointee of Yair Lapid, finance minister in the outgoing government.
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 3:01 am
Mobile phone reformer is front-runner for
By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM (Reuters) - "Kahlon for finance minister" as a campaign slogan will likely turn into reality for Moshe Kahlon after a strong showing for his upstart Kulanu party in the Israeli election won by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Sunday, Netanyahu offered the finance post to Kahlon -- who as communications minister delighted many Israelis by slashing the prices of ...
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 8:11 am
Hurricane Katrina, Ten Years Later
He has repeatedly labeled his political nemeses “Amalek,” in reference to the genocidal enemy of the biblical Israelites, most recently accusing Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett of destroying Judaism. These statements form a long and disquieting litany ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:30 am
A legal, and kosher, cabinet minister
Yossi Elituv, a well-known haredi journalist, tweeted, "A tip of the hat to [Yesh Atid leader] Yair Lapid, for his wise move," referring to the petition Lapid filed in the High Court of Justice over Litzman's special status as deputy health minister ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:24 pm
Analysis: The fall of a symbol
The haredi leadership fought fiercely during the recent coalition negotiations to restore stipends for yeshiva students, generous National Insurance Institute child-allotment payments and other welfare payouts to their pre-Yair Lapid levels. Whereas Lapid ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:41 am
Deputy Health Minister Litzman to become
Litzman on Thursday afternoon mocked the Yesh Atid petition, telling Channel 2 that “the only achievement of [Yesh Atid leader] Yair Lapid is that he added a little money to my paycheck.” Marissa Newman contributed to this report.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:52 am
Supreme Court orders health minister
MK Yair Lapid, whose Yesh Atid party served the court with the petition in this case, responded to the decision by saying that Israel deserves a full time health minister. "The Supreme Court announced to the government today that the period of political ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:05 am
New Israeli political star sets lofty
Political newcomer Yair Lapid electrified Israel with his surprising success in this week's election and an Obama-like message of hope and change, and expectations are high.
Posted on 25 January 2013 | 11:02 am
AP Interview: Israel's Lapid won't be 'fig
Little known outside Israel, political newcomer Yair Lapid could soon become the moderate face to the world of an otherwise hard-line government after next week's parliamentary election.
Posted on 16 January 2013 | 11:31 am
Ruling could spark coalition crisis in
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced the unwelcome possibility of a coalition crisis on Wednesday after Israel's Supreme Court, in a landmark decision, overturned a law that has helped ultra-Orthodox Jewish men avoid military service.
Posted on 16 February 2012 | 11:05 am