Now the Hard Part for Yesh Atid: Functioning as a Political Party

Yair Lapid's slate proved the sensation of the Israeli election, but will its diverse group of MKs be able to work together?

Yesh Atid is the most autocratic of Israeli parties. The Haredi parties at least have a council of rabbis selecting the candidates, but Yair Lapid single-handedly chose his running mates and decided their places on the ticket. Unlike other party leaders, he had no previous political loyalties or commitments tying his hands. He tried to craft the most balanced and representative ticket that would appeal...