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The U.S. government offers a "heartfelt congratulation" to Israel's new Prime Minister, Yale Rapid, Secretary of State Antony Blinken Thursday. Told to.
Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve the parliament on Thursday after the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett collapsed. Lapid will lead the government during the preparation period for the November elections. (Report by Dan Whitcomb, edited by Sandra Maler)