Ex-Shin Bet head Yaakov Perry joins Lapid's Yesh Atid party

Former Shin Bet head Yaakov Perry will run for a Knesset seat in the upcoming elections on behalf of Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party.


Perry, who currently Chairs Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd., will most likely have a high place on the party's candidate list and is expected to receive a ministerial position if the party joins the coalition after the elections. (Tzvika Brot, Ynet and Yedioth Ahronoth correspondent)