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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid with Conference of Presidents CEO William Daroff. Source: Yair Lapid/Twitter.

Lapid concludes US visit, meetings with legislators and Jewish organizational leaders

During the third and final day of his visit to the United States on Thursday, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met with an array of lawmakers and Jewish groups, including leaders of member organizations...
The trilateral summit at the U.S. State Department with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and Foreign Minister of Israel Yair Lapid, Oct. 13, 2021. Credit: Shlomi Amsalem/GPO.

At trilateral summit, Lapid places focus on finding alternative plan on Iran, hints at...

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid took part in a historic trilateral meeting with fellow Abraham Accords members on Wednesday, discussing a range of issues with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and United Arab...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid meets with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House leadership in Washington on Oct. 12, 2021. Credit: Shlomi Amsalem/GPO.

In first day of US trip, Lapid underscores bipartisanship, urges alternative plan on Iran

On the first of a three-day visit to Washington, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made his rounds in Congress on Tuesday, highlighting the Israeli government’s push for bipartisan support for Israel in the United...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks at a Yesh Atid Party conference marking 100 days for the formation of the Israeli government, Sept. 22, 2021. Photo by Gili Yaari/Flash90.

Expectations kept at a minimum for Lapid’s trip to Washington

No major news is expected to come from a visit by Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid to the United States this week for a series of meetings with officials from the Biden administration. Lapid will...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at a meeting of the E.U. Foreign Affairs Council, July 12, 2021. Source: European Union.

Iran tops agenda as Lapid prepares to meet with Biden administration officials

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is expected to travel to Washington, D.C., next week to meet with senior Biden administration officials. According to Axios, Lapid is expected to meet with Vice President Kamala Harris, U.S. Secretary of...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid replies to Mark Wilf, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federations of North America, as part of the 2021 General Assembly (GA) Leadership Lab, Oct. 6, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Taking jab at previous government, Lapid aims to prioritize relations with Diaspora Jewry

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said Israel’s government would highly prioritize its relationship with Diaspora Jews, differentiating itself from the government of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He made the statements during a Jewish Federations...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is greeted at Bahrain International Airport on Sept. 30, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Lapid arrives in Bahrain in first official visit to Gulf State by Israeli minister

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid traveled to the Kingdom of Bahrain on Thursday in the first official visit by an Israeli minister to the country. Lapid met with Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani...
Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Ann Linde. Credit: Government Offices of Sweden.

Lapid holds first conversation in seven years with Swedish counterpart

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid spoke with his Swedish counterpart, Ann Linde, in the first such conversation between the two countries’ top diplomats in nearly seven years. “I spoke with @AnnLinde, the Minister of Foreign...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, Sept. 9, 2021. Source: Yair Lapid/Twitter.

Lapid in Moscow: Israel reserves right to act against Iran to prevent nukes

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said during a state visit to Moscow on Thursday that the Jewish state reserves the right to act to stop Iran’s nuclear program. After meeting with his counterpart, Russian Foreign...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the Knesset on June 13, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Lapid says Biden plan to reopen US Palestinian mission in Jerusalem a ‘bad idea’

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Wednesday said Israel believes the U.S. plan to reopen its consulate in Jerusalem to service Palestinians is a “bad idea,” while arguing that the consulate could fracture the fragile...