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Posts Tagged: Lapid

June 7, 2015 1:39 pm

Israel’s Lapid: BDS Movement is Orchestrated by Hamas and Islamic Jihad

The head of Israel’s Yesh Atid party declared on Sunday that the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement is run by Hamas and Islamic Jihad. “The...

November 5, 2014 3:50 pm

Israeli Leaders, Left and Right, Hold Abbas Responsible for Jerusalem Terror Wave

Multiple Israeli officials on Wednesday condemned Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas for what they charged was his direct and indirect incitement leading to...

August 24, 2014 11:40 am

Slain Israeli Child’s Letter to Wounded IDF Soldier: ‘Hero, Thanks for Protecting Me’ (VIDEO)

About a month before he was killed by a Hamas-fired mortar round outside his home near Gaza, Daniel Tragerman, aged 4, sent an Israeli soldier...

November 5, 2013 7:51 pm

Lapid: Palestinians Must Recognize Jerusalem Will Never be Divided

JNS.org - Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid said it is a "founding ethos" of Israel that Jerusalem will never again be divided, and that...

October 31, 2013 9:24 am

Lapid Insists on IDF Budget Cuts

Ynet -The Political-Security Cabinet adjourned on Wednesday evening to discuss the security budget. Chief of Staff Benny Gantz asked for a reduction in budget cuts on security...

October 15, 2013 8:57 am

Why Lapid is Wrong on the Peace Process and Israeli Recognition

JNS.org - I'll confess that when I first read about Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid's disagreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's insistence that the...

October 9, 2013 8:34 pm

Lapid Criticized for Saying Palestinians Don’t Need to Recognize Israel as a Jewish State

JNS.org - Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin of the Likud Beiteinu party sharply criticized Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Wednesday for his...

December 31, 2012 11:39 pm

Israeli Elections: The Blanket Can Only Cover So Much

Do you know the feeling, on those cold winter nights, when you and your partner mindlessly pull the shared blanket in opposite directions, and a...


BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...


How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...


White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing P...

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President...


Netanyahu: Most European Countries Will Follow US Precedent on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed confidence that most European countries will follow the precedent set by the Trump administration’s policy changes on Jerusalem. “I believe that all...

Middle East

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country...