Yair Lapid

Yair Lapid, Northern Front
Lapid causes an uproar online: "Helping Nasrallah"

Lapid wrote this morning on his Twitter account: "Independence Day will not be complete if the Israeli government does not announce that on September 1 the residents of the North are returning to their homes."

| JFeed Staff | 14.05.24

US Sanctions on Israel

Report: Lapid is the real culprit behind US sanctions against IDF brigade

Yair Lapid condemned the sanctions that the US is seeking to impose on the Netzah Yehuda Battalion, blaming Ben Gvir and Smotrich for the move. In reality, the US is angry about an incident that took place during the Bennett-Lapid government.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 21.04.24


Latest polls: Gantz lags behind, Netanyahu continues to climb

A new survey by Direct Polls published on Channel 14 shows that Netanyahu continues to climb opening a gap on Gantz, while Lapid remains at about 11 seats. Israelis were also asked what they thought regarding a counter-attack on Iran.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 16.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

Opposition Leader Lapid to Blinken: "We will not rest until the hostages return home"

Lapid told Blinken that "all Israeli citizens are united round the call to return the hostages."

Bentzi Rubin, Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 08.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Elections

Lapid and Likud respond to Gantz's call for elections in September

Lapid says that six months is too long to wait for elections, while Likud calls Gantz's call "petty politics."

Avi Woolf | 03.04.24

Yair Lapid

With tensions brewing: Lapid makes diplomatic visit to the US

Opposition leader Yair Lapid has embarked on a political visit to Washington, D.C. during which he will meet with senior government officials. 

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 02.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Likud responds to Schumer's call for new elections in Israel: "We are not a banana republic"

The Likud also stated that "contrary to Schumer's statement, the Israeli public supports complete victory over Hamas."

Avi Woolf | 14.03.24

Budget, Knesset

Updated budget for 2024 passes final vote

Minister Avi Dichter previously threatened to vote no, but ultimately changed his mind and voted in favor of the budget bill.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 13.03.24

IDF, Draft

Lapid: "If the Charedim don't enlist, they won't get the money"

Opposition Leader MK Yair Lapid addressed the draft controversy at the beginning of his party's meeting, saying that "Charedim need to enlist like our children."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 11.03.24

Meron Disaster, Likud

Likud party disavows responsibility for Meron Disaster

The Likud party has officially responded to the State Commission of Inquiry's report on the Meron disaster, which held then-Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Public Security Minister Amir Ohana personally responsible, by calling it "political."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 06.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Channel 13 poll shows Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid continuing to decline, most parties holding steady

Avigdor Liberman's party is inching closer to overtaking Lapid, while Ben Gvir's party runs neck and neck with Liberman.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

IDF, Charedim

Gantz to Gallant: "All Israeli society needs to serve"

Minister Benny Gantz responded to Defense Minister Yoav Gallant's insistence that a draft law must be supported by all members of the coalition - including the State Camp party.

JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Bezalel Smotrich

Smotrich lashes out at Lapid: You're guilty we have hostages in Gaza

During a debate in the Knesset, the Minister of Finance attacked Lapid, accusing him of Israeli hostages being taken to Gaza: "You're strengthening Sinwar."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 22.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Brazil

FM Katz summons Brazilian ambassador over Lula's comparison of Gaza war to Holocaust

After the Brazilian President compared the war in Gaza to Hitler's genocide of the Jews, Foreign Minister Katz announced that the Brazilian ambassador would be summoned to be reprimanded.

Avi Woolf | 18.02.24

Israel News

Survey: Ben Gvir gaining steam, Smotrich may disappear from political map

According to a new survey, Otzma Yehudit leader Itamar Ben Gvir continues to grow stronger and is inching closer to Lapid.

JFeed Staff | 16.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Charedim, Draft

Lapid: The Government Doesn't Count Us

Opposition Leader MK Yair Lapid reacted to the proposed extension of the draft and reserve period and the continued exemption for Charedim: "No Charedi risks his life."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 08.02.24

Israel At War, Netanyahu, Gantz

Opposition Initiates a Knesset Discussion Against Netanyahu, Gantz Joins Petition

On the Knesset table, a request from opposition factions for a special "40-signature" debate was placed, requiring the presence of the Prime Minister, and members of the ruling coalition also joined the letter.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 24.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Elections

Poll: Ben Gvir Catching Up With Lapid, Smotrich Struggling to Survive

Likud and Yesh Atid remain stuck in the mid-teens, while Ben Gvir is catching up and Smotrich hovers over the electoral threshold.

JFeed Staff | 19.01.24

Special Discussion in the Knesset

"You are not Alone": Knesset Plenum in a Special Discussion for the Abductees

Dozens of the families of the abductees watched a special discussion in the Knesset plenum dedicated to the issue of the abductees and the missing. Among others, Prime Minister Netanyahu and opposition leader Lapid spoke.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 25.12.23

Lapid, The Day After the War

Lapid Claims: "If I were Prime Minister, I would have Recognized the Threat"

Yair Lapid on the issue of the day after the war: "No Israeli citizen will be willing to be protected only by a technological fence. We will need a much larger army."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 19.12.23