Tag Archives: Yair Lapid

“The new criticisms of the trust built between Netanyahu and Trump follow revelations that two of Gantz’s top advisers have repeatedly criticized Trump on Twitter, even comparing him to Hitler”

JNS Challengers Gantz and Lapid attack Netanyahu-Trump relationship by Alex Traiman February 19, 2020 Blue and White Party leaders Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid are establishing their diplomatic credentials in the immediate run-up to Israel’s March 2 election with an … Continue reading

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AIPAC, home of the big tent, opines on Israeli political party that doesn’t “reflect the core values that are the very foundation of the State of Israel”

ALGEMEINER Netanyahu: Criticism of Deal With Kahanist Party ‘Hypocrisy and Double Standards’ by Benjamin Kerstein February 23, 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday struck out at critics of a deal he brokered with far-right Kahanist party Otzma Yehudit, … Continue reading

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The full court press to topple Bibi

BREITBART It’s All Politics: Why Netanyahu Is Likely to Beat the Rap and Keep Leading Israel by Caroline Glick February 16, 2018 …Abroad, both those that hate the Israeli prime minister and those that admire him view him as a … Continue reading

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Yair Lapid, perhaps Israel’s next PM, on Palestinian peace process timing: “15-20 years, the main element of which is security arrangements” [VIDEO]

JNS Stop denying the Israeli consensus on the Palestinians by Jonathan S. Tobin March 30, 2017 Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister the next time the Israeli people go to the polls to elect a new … Continue reading

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Knesset votes to dissolve, sets new elections for March 17

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Staff December 8, 2014 Members of Israel’s 19th Knesset voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to dissolve the parliament, officially putting an end to the current government and paving the way for new elections in … Continue reading

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Indyk’s insidious analysis

ISRAEL HAYOM by Ruthie Blum December 5, 2014 The disbanding of the Israeli government this week is breathing new life into dead arguments from the American Left about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. One example worth noting is Christiane Amanpour’s “interview” … Continue reading

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In call for elections, Netanyahu gets personal

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Haviv Rettig Gur December 3, 2014 The prime minister understands better than most that Israelis no longer vote for ideology, but for the candidate. In formally announcing his decision to go to elections on Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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Defending the Right to a Jewish State

COMMENTARY by Jonathan Tobin November 24, 2014 The debate currently roiling Israel’s Cabinet over proposals to pass a law ensuring that it is a “Jewish state” is being roundly denounced by many of the country’s friends as well as its … Continue reading

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Cabinet okays controversial ‘Jewish state’ bill

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Spencer Ho and Staff November 23, 2014 The cabinet approved a controversial proposal Sunday to define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people in a constitutional Basic Law. The cabinet voted 14-6 to allow the government to draft a … Continue reading

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