From 'Mr. Israeli' to Leader of the Middle Class, in 400 Weekly Columns

In hundreds of columns written in Israeli mass-circulation daily Yedioth Aharonoth over the course of nine years, Yair Lapid presented himself as a regular guy. That was before he founded Yesh Atid and went on to become the phenom of this week's election.

What do we really know about Yair Lapid? Quite a lot, actually. Lapid, 48, has been writing about himself for more than 20 years and in fact he is more...