Snapshot: Friends, Romans and Yair Lapid

Ofer Shelach, from Yair Lapid's inner circle, kneels down in the Knesset chamber ahead of Naftali Bennett's maiden speech.

This is not a shot of a subject kneeling before his monarch. This is a photograph that can be contemplated in other terms: Ofer Shelah, one of Yair Lapid’s partners in the Yesh Atid project, has approached the party leader to consult with him. Because he is lithe and light of frame and supple of movement, and because he does not want to bend over Lapid and does not want his words to be overheard or deduced, and...