Israel’s Education Minister to Gay Couples: ‘That’s Not a Family’

Also, don’t call yourselves couples

Yair Lapid Calls for Recognition of Non-Orthodox Judaism

Israeli leader also accuses settlers of ‘a distortion of the essence of Judaism’

Lihi Lapid Talks Pajamas, Champagne, and Sufganiyot

The wife of Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid promotes her new book in New York

Massive Protest Against Haredi IDF Conscription

Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rally against proposed new law

Meet Isaac Herzog, the Israeli Politician Who Speaks English With a Democratic Accent

Labor’s new leader wants to mend ties with Washington, and he’s looking at Obama and de Blasio for inspiration

How Isaac Herzog Could Tilt Israeli Politics to the Left—Even If He Won’t Be Prime Minister

By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence

A Guide to Today’s Labor Party Elections

Incumbent Shelly Yachimovich faces off against party royalty Isaac Herzog

A Guide to Israel’s Municipal Elections

The potential new mayors of Tel Aviv, Haifa,  and Jerusalem

Jews Safer in New York Than Israel, Lapid Says

Israel’s finance minister talked politics and life in Knesset with Charlie Rose

Second Bank of Israel Chief Nominee Opts Out

Economist Leo Leiderman withdraws his candidacy over privacy concerns

Netanyahu, Lapid Name New Bank of Israel Chief

Pending approval, economist Leo Leiderman will lead Israel’s central bank

Tomorrow There Will Be No More Two-State Solution—and Then What?

Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality

Get Detective: Meet the Elusive, Intrepid P.I. Who Frees Chained Jewish Women

He’s the expert who specializes in finding ‘disappeared’ husbands—men who leave their wives without Jewish divorces, or hope

Could Divisive New Israeli Military-Draft Laws Lead to an Ultra-Orthodox Intifada?

As Israel debates conscription for Haredi Jews, one rabbi may decide whether the community peacefully integrates

VIDEO: Watch Yair Lapid Get Beat Down

It’s a good thing the Finance Minister’s boxing days are over

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