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Yair Lapid To Settle for Finance Ministry?

Report says after holding out for foreign minister post, Lapid will yield

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Israeli Coalition Jockeying Continues

With nine days to go, things are getting interesting

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Beppe Grillo, Italy’s Yair Lapid

The powerful Italian comedian-turned-politician is further proof that vacuous celebrity candidates are bad news

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Sundown: U.S. Strike on Iran Possible in June

Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance

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In New Knesset, a True Maverick

Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism

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Daybreak: State of Union Stays Local

Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously

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Leaving Orthodoxy for the IDF

As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve

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Who Will Be in Israel’s Next Cabinet?

The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out

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Sundown: Lapid Won’t Block Bibi Government

Plus the Pentagon reverses ban on women in combat

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Yesh Atid Is the New Kadima

Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid

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Watch Yair Lapid in an Israeli Rom Com

The Yesh Atid party leader shows his acting chops in a film from the nineties

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Why I Voted for Yair Lapid

The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself

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Israeli Voters Speak

Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why

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Why Yair Lapid and Yesh Atid?

Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner

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Israeli Voters Are Shattering Several Myths

With hours to go, some election surprises

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Tablet’s Guide to the Israeli Elections

Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask

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Religious Revolution in Israel

Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?

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1967 All Over Again?

Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War

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Piled Higher, Deeper

Israel’s new political star in education mess

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Sundown: Turkey Threatens Full Break

Plus PR amateur hour, and more

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