Yair Lapid should be brought to the City of David, and then he will also become religious and join Shas, said Interior Minister Eli Yishai at a conference held by by the Israeli Zionist Council and World Zionist Organization Friday.
Emphasizing the importance of the visiting the City of David,Yishai
called on mayors to bring youth to tour the site: "Jerusalem is the
eternal capital of Israel and reflects the Israel's deep roots in its
Yishai's jibe at Lapid joined other reactions expressed Thursday by his Shas party, in response to allegations by aspiring politician Yair Lapid that the
religious party is "spinning the country on its finger."
Shas mockingly saying that the former journalist "risked his life
for the country during his army service, at the B'machane newspaper (the
Also swiping at Lapid's level of academic education, the Shas statement
added, "It seems the Israeli public is intelligent enough to understand
that this is nothing more than a facade."