Israeli TV star-turned-politician seeks social reform
Yair Lapid speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tel Aviv December 31, 2012. REUTER/Baz Ratner
Yair Lapid, a former TV anchor and the head of a popular new centrist party running in Israel's upcoming election, delivers a campaign speech at the Ariel University Centre in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Nir...more
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