Despite crisis at home, Greek FM to begin 3-day visit to Israel
Government cancels conversion reform in cabinet vote
Lapid hedges support for gas plan on price control
Clinton: Tehran will remain a principal state sponsor of terrorism despite agreement
UNESCO lists necropolis of Beit She'arim as World Heritage Site
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07.05.2015 | 18 Tammuz, 5775
Yesh Atid leader sends letter condemning report on last summer's war to diplomats from 30 countries.
By GIL HOFFMAN
According to Israel Radio, the flotilla is due to arrive off the shore of Gaza sometime between Monday and Wednesday.
By DANA SOMBERG/MAARIV HASHAVUA
"The maximum we can offer is less than the minimum they can accept," Lapid says.
"We should turn to the Arab League to initiate a move that will lead to a regional agreement and separation from the Palestinians," Lapid says at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
OECD sees Israel's economy recovering.
By NIV ELIS
Knesset speaker says he won't advance bill - which would give some young couples a tax break on their first home - for its final 2 readings in Knesset.
By NIV ELIS,LAHAV HARKOV
"This is an important day for the Israeli public, in which the first step in the process to recover control over proceeds from our natural resources has been implemented," Lapid said.
By SHARON UDASIN
Senior officials, including President Rivlin, former president Peres to address annual conference in Jerusalem, which will tackle political and security issues.
By DAVID BRINN
Cantonné à siéger anonymement dans les rangs d’une opposition dont il aurait aimé prendre la tête,le chef de file de Yesh Atid est bien décidé à se bâtir une réputation
Yesh Atid s’effondre dans les sondages. Mais Yaïr Lapid affirme avoir encore quelques tours dans son sac et refuse de s’imaginer dans l’opposition
Bennett and Lapid rise and fall in tandem, even when they're not working together anymore.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Party spokesperson radiates optimism, expresses doubt that Lapid would join Netanyahu coalition.
By BEN HARTMAN
"This is why Yesh Atid was founded, that is why we are here and that is why we are voting," Yesh Atid leader says.
Like in 2013, Lapid has been exhaustively hopping across the country with audiences and local meetings of varying sizes and revels in the experience.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Strategist Mark Mellman says Lapid wants to change politics, avoids negative campaigning.
Lapid has said that the bureaucratic fast-track "umbrella agreements" in certain places such as Kiryat Gat have led to thousands of housing starts that will eventually bring the price down.
Yesh Atid leader doesn’t promise to recommend Herzog to Rivlin; Peres said set to back Zionist Union.
Lapid says Bayit Yehudi ads are not just factually wrong, they're low.
Yesh Atid takes step to use new methods to attract English-speaking voters.
With comptroller's report on housing crisis pending, Lapid says goal is to make housing affordable for young couples.
Party head tells ‘Post’ election studio he’s unsure about returning to Finance Ministry, rejects democratic primary.
The party is calling for separation of the administrative bureaucracy and medical committees in an effort to reduce the long wait times at the NII.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Lapid would not explicitly comment on whether or not he thought the brewing deal was good or bad, saying there was no longer sufficient information sharing as a result of the speech.
Herzog says Netanyahu was powerless to stop Iranian nuclear ambitions and that "no speech to Congress will hide that fact."
By NOA AMOUYAL
Livni went on to say that ministers’ schedules should be public, as should records of their votes in all governmental committees.
Among the major points of the party’s plan, the Education Ministry would be responsible for the entire educational system through high school graduation.
Central Election Committee to vote on party, candidate bans on Thursday.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Tells Post he has not spoken to Olmert since his conviction.
"The problem as I see it is not what Mrs. Netanyahu does. The problem is Benjamin Netanyahu, her husband," Lapid says.
Lipman remains 17th; Orthodox Lesbian 19th.
Kahlon promises party won't be anti-religious.
Throughout event, group of protesters interrupt, yell, ridicule speakers, cutting them off and preventing them from speaking.
"We don't bring people to fit specific roles," Lapid says; Likud launches Anglo campaign team despite lack of US-born candidate.
Left slams Bayit Yehudi on opposing public transportation on Saturdays; Tekuma newcomer was arrested ahead of disengagement.
Meretz central committee reconfirms chairwoman's leadership.
"Give us our country back, corrupt people," Yesh Atid leader says, firing at political rivals on Right and Left.
On his Facebook page, Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz of the ruling Likud faction took a swipe at Yair Lapid for being vertically challenged.
"Survival, survival, survival" – is all Netanyahu cares about, charges Lapid; former finance minister is a failed politician, Likud says in response.
By GIL HOFFMAN,ELIA BERGER
“He will take money away from students and the middle class and give it to remote settlements,” Lapid warned.
"The reports are baseless," Yesh Atid said in an official response. "They are rumors that are far from the truth. The issue was not even raised between the two of them."
Yesh Atid leader slams Netanyahu for failing to bring security to Israel's citizens and stagnating on diplomatic front.
"I am a changed man," Lapid says in last day as finance minister.
Netanyahu's office denies PM's involvement in any attempt to split apart Yesh Atid.
Netanyahu has admitted Israel is heading to the polls only because of the behavior of its politicians.
The Knesset will begin the process of dispersing itself Wednesday with the support of the Likud.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
PM condemns internal criticism aimed at him for encouraging foreign criticism of Israel.
Lapid indicated on Saturday night that that is not sufficient regulation for him to support the deal.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Leading opposition MKs joined Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday in intensive efforts to lobby the world's “reasonable countries” against supporting an anti-Israel resolution.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
The government may have given in to one of the opposition and opposition-within-the-coalition’s demands, to release the gas plan to the public, but that’s unlikely to get them the votes they need.
Two bill proposals in the Knesset are hoping to bring civil marriage to Israel and legalize gay marriage like in the US.
The Ministerial Committee for Legislation voted down Sunday a Yesh Atid proposal to ban perpetrators of crimes with moral turpitude from ever running for elected office.
Last week, Yesh Atid leader spent a week in the United States, where he tried to take away Herzog’s role as the de facto foreign minister of the opposition to Netanyahu.
Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, who just returned from a trip to the US, said that he was “enlisting in the war against the boycott because I’m an Israeli patriot.”
Jacob Lew defended by Sharansky and as a true friend of Israel.
Herzog says PM failed to fight boycott threat.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Lapid: Netanyahu offered me Foreign Ministry
Netanyahu invited Lapid to meet with him as part of a series of meetings with the heads of opposition factions.
Ministers approve pushing off date to pass budget to November 5; opposition MKs complain government is not letting Knesset work.
After witnessing the heckling during the Prime Minister's speech at the swearing in of the 34th government, Lapid decided not to speak but he certainly has what to say.
Yesh Atid founder said that Netanyahu’s gambit to add ministerial positions in order to accommodate his coalition partners amounts to “a betrayal of the public’s trust.”
The secularist-centrist Yesh Atid announced on Friday that it will ask the High Court to block Netanyahu’s plan to expand the number of government ministers in his new cabinet.
Lapid says the Likud party has in effect agreed to reverse all the reforms enacted during the last government to integrate haredi men into the military.
By JEREMY SHARON
After an election season in which parties questioned each other’s patriotic cred, politicians tell ‘The Jerusalem Post’ what the word means to them.
"We will fight for this legislation, because it is the right thing to do if we want a civilized country, with equal opportunities."
Lapid said he would submit a series of anti-corruption bills, starting with one that would prevent criminals convicted of crimes deemed as bearing moral turpitude from serving in government.
Of the poll participants, 39% chose Yesh Atid Leader Yair Lapid as the best-looking male politician, while Bayit Yehudi MK Ayelet Shaked garnered 20% of the votes.
Everyone wants to be like Nelson Mandela but no one has the patience to learn the details, Lapid writes in The Guardian.
Yesh Atid leader slams premier for causing "real damage" with upcoming speech to US Congress.
In response to the Yesh Atid plan, KKL-JNF accused Lapid of trying to “gather votes and grab headlines" at the expense of KKL.
By NIV ELIS,SHARON UDASIN
Yesh Atid is believed to be first political party in Israel to host Super Bowl event.
Yesh Atid leader expresses condolences over terrorist attacks in France; says Israel ready to provide Paris any help needed.
Lapid has begun a campaign focusing on the need to eradicate political corruption.
Netanyahu replaces Yesh Atid cabinet members
Likud: Latet’s assessment was a sneaky way to move votes.
By EITAN AROM
“I do not think that yeshiva students studying Torah should go to prison. This was not to my liking,” PM says during press conference.
Herzog urges PM, "Just this one time instead of threatening – do something."
Sources close to Netanyahu say this is the last chance to determine whether there is enough common ground to keep the government together.
Netanyahu took steps over the weekend to make Lapid the scapegoat for the early elections he intends to initiate next month.
User uploads photos of MK's in SS uniform to Facebook in opposition to the "Jewish state bill."
Netanyahu blasted Lapid’s 2015 budget proposal and flagship zero-percent VAT plan; Lapid telling an audience that the prime minister and his associates had not spoken to him in the past month.
Finance minister says US-Israel relations at an all-time low.
Vote on controversial bill, which is opposed by both Livni and Lapid, delayed until next week; Livni tells 'Post' that no compromise has been reached and the fight goes on.
By GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Coalition crisis is temporarily averted as vote on bill approved by cabinet but opposed by Lapid and Livni pushed back until next Wednesday.
Livni does not commit to voting against bill, which means she may abstain and save her spot in the coalition.
By LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
Change indicates Israel's credit rating is unlikely to soon improve.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid presented the 2015 budget to the Knesset Finance Committee.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Presenting the budget proposal to the Knesset, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said that it is, first of all, a budget that addresses the middle and lower classes’ problems.
Rivlin was speaking at his official residence after receiving the proposed State Budget from Finance Minister Yair Lapid.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Canola oil, whole wheat bread also on regulation list; MK Frej: Finance minister needs to fight monopolies.
Lapid: Budget shows our values and priorities, will fight poverty.
“The cost of these initiatives totals NIS 300 million,” Lapid said. “I support the paving of roadways to Kiryat Shmona, but not to the isolated settlements."
Labor, Meretz howl in protest over Channel 2 report that Netanyahu was nearing agreement with Bayit Yehudi over more housing.
Ties with the Obama administration might indeed be lacking, but Israeli-US relations go far beyond the administration and extend to the Pentagon, Congress, the business sector and the public.
By HERB KEINON
News briefs from around the nation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Yesh Atid leader responds to report of 16 European Union ministers publishing letter on labeling of West Bank settlement products.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Wings had 1,600 chicken wings ready for football fans as they watched the Seattle Seahawks battle the New England Patriots.
More housing units need to be built to keep up with a combination of high natural growth and low interest rates.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Why are we going to the polls? It’s personal; the politicians get up each other’s noses.
By LIAT COLLINS