Tag Archives: Yair Lapid

“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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“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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