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Yair Lapid, Israel’s Rising Star, is Still Great Unknown in Washington

posted on January 25, 2013

Nathan Guttman of The Jewish Daily Forward writes about “Israel’s new political kingmaker”: Yair Lapid. Lapid, who won 19 Knesset seats in this week’s elections, has spent considerable time in the United States, which could help build his political future. Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, executive vice president of the Rabbinical Assembly, called Lapid, “a very bright, possibly brilliant charismatic individual.”

Read at The Jewish Daily Forward