Archive: 8/31/2014
Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  8/31/2014, Elul 5, 5774

Massive Budget Cuts following Operation Protective Edge


Ministers in the Israeli government will be asked on Sunday morning to approve of a1.5 billion shekel cut to their budgets, in order to fund the costs of Operation Protective Edge.

480 million shekels will reportedly be cut from the Education Ministry’s budget; 175 million shekels from institutions of higher education; 98 million shekels from the Welfare and Social Services Ministry; and 43 million shekels from the Health Ministry.