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“In ongoing fracas around Yair Lapid’s speech on antisemitism’s place in the family of hatreds comes an unstated reckoning between Zionist expectations and a bitter reality”

TIMES OF ISRAEL A hatred that dwells alone? Antisemitism debate cuts to heart of Zionist vision by Haviv Rettig Gur July 26, 2021 On July 14, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid suggested in a speech that antisemitism was not as special … Continue reading

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“The Abraham Accords represent a future that we believe must become more commonplace: one in which differences are set aside in favor of dialogue”

THE NATIONAL NEWS UAE-Israel peace is more than an agreement. It’s a way of life. by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Yair Lapid July 1, 2021 The world expected our differences to define us. One of us is … Continue reading

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Foreign Minister Yair Lapid called Iranian president elect Raisi the “Butcher of Tehran” and “an extremist responsible for the deaths of thousands of Iranians”

JERUSALEM POST ‘Butcher of Tehran’ Raisi wins Iran election amid low turnout by Lahav Harkov, Reuters June 19, 2021 Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge under US sanctions for human rights abuses, secured victory as expected on Saturday in Iran’s presidential … Continue reading

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“In regards to Iran, ignoring Republican opposition, Lapid said the US return to the 2015 nuclear agreement is a done deal”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) New government, new threats by Caroline Glick June 18, 2021 …Although Naftali Bennett is prime minister, the real power in the government is Foreign Minister and Prime Minister-designate Yair Lapid. Lapid controls 75% of … Continue reading

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“Lapid railed at the dysfunction of the Netanyahu-Gantz government. Yet he and Bennett have set up one just as big and wasteful. What’s needed, paradoxically, is a bigger Knesset”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Why the champions of change are forming one of Israel’s most bloated governments by Haviv Rettig Gur June 12, 2021 …The sheer size and bloat of the new unity government — 28 cabinet ministers and six deputy … Continue reading

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“The easiest way to figure out which side is telling the truth would be to read the coalition agreements signed by the parties set to join the Lapid-Bennett government”

ISRAEL HAYOM ( by agreement with JNS) What sort of government are Lapid and Bennett forming? by Caroline Glick June 6, 2021 The storm of controversy now engulfing Israel revolves around one question. What sort of government do Yair Lapid … Continue reading

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PM-designate Bennett defends deal with Lapid: ‘My core vow was to get Israel out of the chaos’; retracts charge that Ra’am’s Abbas is ‘terror supporter,’ calls him honest, brave

TIMES OF ISRAEL Bennett: ‘I told my kids their father will be the most hated person in Israel’ by Raoul Wootliff June 4, 2021 In his first interview since signing an agreement that would see him lead a government to … Continue reading

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Bennett, Abbas finalize coalition deal. New governing coalition has been formed and is prepared to replace Netanyahu

JERUSALEM POST Lapid tells Rivlin: I have succeeded in forming coalition with Bennett by Gil Hoffman June 3, 2021 A new governing coalition has been formed and is prepared to replace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, opposition leader Yair Lapid officially … Continue reading

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President Rivlin entrusted Lapid with forming a government on Wednesday; he will have 28 days to build a coalition, concluding on June 2

JERUSALEM POST Lapid, Bennett hope to form government within a week by Gil Hoffman May 5, 2021 Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett intend to engage in marathon talks to form a unity government beginning Thursday … Continue reading

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“There’s a cruel irony to this election: To win, each leader must cannibalize his own camp. But go too far and you hand the election to the other side”

TIMES OF ISRAEL In final push, Netanyahu and Lapid turn on their own camps by Haviv Rettig Gur March 10, 2021 …Two months ago, Netanyahu’s Likud was running an upbeat campaign focused on the vaccination campaign and national unity, a … Continue reading

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