Political newbie in Israel wakes up holding the reins

Yair Lapid’s centrist party won twice as many parliamentary seats as polls had predicted, and Netanyahu already appears to be adjusting his hard-line message.

JERUSALEM — Just a few days ago, Yair Lapid was a political rookie making his first foray into Israeli elections with a newly formed centrist party. He awoke Wednesday as a maj…

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