Finance Minister Yisrael Katz promises to bring one-year budget for a vote

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz promises to bring one-year budget for a vote

Finance Min. Katz says he'll present one-year budget on Sunday, denies PM Netanyahu makes financial decisions without him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 12:56 PM
NIS 300 per child from fifth child and onward

NIS 300 per child from fifth child and onward

Finance Minister and Finance Committee chairman agree on scope of financial aid package to be given to all Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 6:21 PM
Finance Min. decides: Professional training will no longer reduce unemployment benefits

Finance Min. decides: Professional training will no longer reduce unemployment benefits

Finance Min. Yisrael Katz cancels reduction in unemployment payments, eyes encouraging employers to retrain employees on unpaid leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2020, 2:51 PM
Ministers decide: Significant addition to health system manpower

Ministers decide: Significant addition to health system manpower

Health and Finance Ministers agree on reinforcement of 2,000 nurses, 400 doctors, manpower, and additional procurement for health system.Mordechai Sones, 7/20/2020, 9:00 PM
MK Moshe Gafni: 'Grant program won't pass in present form'

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Grant program won't pass in present form'

Finance Chair says without grants according to number of children, he won't approve plan. Likud infighting: 'Something bad happening there.'Mordechai Sones, 7/20/2020, 8:41 PM
Top Likud officials clash in the Knesset

Top Likud officials clash in the Knesset

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz and Coalition chairman Miki Zohar trade insults in stormy Knesset committee meeting.Hezki Baruch, 7/20/2020, 1:17 PM
Minister Katz stops aid to anti-Israel bodies

Minister Katz stops aid to anti-Israel bodies

Finance Minister orders halt to provision of funding to organizations assisting illegal infiltrators.Ido Ben Porat, 7/15/2020, 12:02 AM
Finance Minister Yisrael Katz to provide aid money to infiltrators' organizations

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz to provide aid money to infiltrators' organizations

FM agrees with Welfare Minister on establishing aid fund for social organizations, including Leftist orgs supporting illegal infiltrators.Mordechai Sones, 7/14/2020, 9:01 PM
Full details of Israel's emergency coronavirus economic plan

Full details of Israel's emergency coronavirus economic plan

The Cabinet approved the economic plan of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yisrael Katz – 'Safety Net 2020-2021'Arutz Sheva, 7/13/2020, 9:59 PM
Netanyahu: We opened up economy too early, I take responsiblity

Netanyahu: We opened up economy too early, I take responsiblity

PM Netanyahu, Finance Minister Katz present plan to aid businesses hurt by coronavirus restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2020, 8:49 PM
Finance Ministry to present coronavirus aid package, helping small businesses

Finance Ministry to present coronavirus aid package, helping small businesses

PM Netanyahu, Finance MIn. Katz, to present plan to help businesses, improve unemployment payments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 8:06 AM
Finance Minister Katz trying to push down vegetable prices

Finance Minister Katz trying to push down vegetable prices

Israeli farmers protest Finance Minister's plan, say it needs to allow local farmers to properly compete with imports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 1:40 PM
'Worst economic situation in Israel's history'

'Worst economic situation in Israel's history'

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz says Israeli economy will have difficulty in the short term in recovering from the coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2020, 5:14 PM
Report: Yisrael Katz asked for increased security

Report: Yisrael Katz asked for increased security

Sources familiar with the matter say the Finance Minister's request was made due to operational reasons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2020, 5:00 AM
'Even if there's a second wave - there will be no lockdown'

'Even if there's a second wave - there will be no lockdown'

"Everything can be treated on a case-by-case basis using enforcement and isolation."Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2020, 5:33 AM
Finance Minister Katz to advance benefits to Palestinian Arab organizations

Finance Minister Katz to advance benefits to Palestinian Arab organizations

Palestinian Arab aid organizations will receive more than 60% off fuel costs, while Israeli charities will continue to pay full price.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2020, 4:29 AM
'Why would Netanyahu and Katz remove official protection from outgoing Defense Minister?'

'Why would Netanyahu and Katz remove official protection from outgoing Defense Minister?'

Iran blames Bennett for cyber attack, Hezbollah features Bennett in video, but gov't decides Bennett doesn't need state protection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2020, 1:19 PM
New Finance Minister promises plan to end coronavirus recession

New Finance Minister promises plan to end coronavirus recession

Yisrael Katz offers 'reform' and 'competition' to end ongoing recession caused by nationwide coronavirus lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 2:54 PM
Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Ministers Katz and Levin write letter to President Rivlin protesting his decision to return mandate to Knesset and not give it to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 3:32 PM
El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

Flight is expected to depart Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. from Bogota with about 150 hikers stranded in Colombia due to coronavirus pandemic.Ben Ariel, 3/25/2020, 4:05 AM
Gantz attends megillah reading in childhood moshav

Gantz attends megillah reading in childhood moshav

Blue and White chairman celebrates Purim in Moshav Kfar Ahim, sits in seat that belonged to his late father.Hezki Baruch, 3/10/2020, 5:08 AM
Foreign Minister calls on Belgium to ban anti-Semitic carnival in Aalst

Foreign Minister calls on Belgium to ban anti-Semitic carnival in Aalst

Mayor of Aalst says Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz's call to ban carnival which displayed anti-Semitic float is "disproportional".Elad Benari, 2/21/2020, 5:50 AM
Foreign Minister Katz: I trust Bennett

Foreign Minister Katz: I trust Bennett

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz does not join the attacks on Defense Minister Bennett: I trust the entire system, including him.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2020, 4:40 AM
Min.Katz: 'Relationship with China is very important, but we won't endanger civilians'

Min.Katz: 'Relationship with China is very important, but we won't endanger civilians'

FM Yisrael Katz says Israel's diplomats in China are doing 'amazing work,' Israel needs to prevent coronavirus from infecting citizens.103FM, 2/10/2020, 3:02 PM
'Ahmad Tibi and his friends called for the murder of IDF soldiers, settlers, and Jews'

'Ahmad Tibi and his friends called for the murder of IDF soldiers, settlers, and Jews'

FM Katz recalls how Joint Arab List's MK Tibi called for the murder of Jews and IDF soldiers. 'A disaster' if they join coalition.103FM, 2/10/2020, 2:43 PM
Polish President: Yisrael Katz insulted the Polish people

Polish President: Yisrael Katz insulted the Polish people

Polish President Andrzej Duda blasts Russian President, Israeli Foreign Minister in TV interview.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 5:03 AM
Israeli FM Yisrael Katz applauds UK's act against Hezbollah

Israeli FM Yisrael Katz applauds UK's act against Hezbollah

'This is a great achievement for the State of Israel in the fight against Iran and its proxies in the region, mainly Hezbollah,' Katz says.Arutz Sheva, 1/18/2020, 6:34 PM
Following Soleimani's death, Israel's Foreign Minister Katz cancels planned trip to Dubai

Following Soleimani's death, Israel's Foreign Minister Katz cancels planned trip to Dubai

Israeli security organizations pressure Foreign Min. Katz to cancel upcoming trip to United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2020, 11:33 PM
Foreign Minister: 'Hamas hasn't changed its ideology, it's looking to ease the burden'

Foreign Minister: 'Hamas hasn't changed its ideology, it's looking to ease the burden'

FM Katz explains why Israel wants agreement with Gaza: 'Israel needs to rid ourselves of this absurd responsibility.'103FM, 12/30/2019, 12:28 PM
Foreign Minister Katz: 'Blue and White is a pathetic party,' who are they to decide?

Foreign Minister Katz: 'Blue and White is a pathetic party,' who are they to decide?

FM Katz says talk of immunity legislation is 'baseless claims,' Blue and White not authorized to decide whether PM is allowed to run.103FM, 12/30/2019, 12:16 PM
FM Katz calls on Gideon Sa'ar to 'straighten out'

FM Katz calls on Gideon Sa'ar to 'straighten out'

Gideon Sa'ar should not have called on PM Netanyahu to resign 'like they do in Blue and White,' FM Katz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 6:38 PM
Israeli Foreign Minister: Ayatollah Khamenei is a war criminal

Israeli Foreign Minister: Ayatollah Khamenei is a war criminal

Israel's Foreign Minister slams Iranian spiritual leader, denounces International Criminal Court for probing Israel, but not Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 12:26 PM
Israel officially opposes Turkey-Libya sea corridor deal

Israel officially opposes Turkey-Libya sea corridor deal

'But that doesn’t mean we're sending battleships to confront Turkey.' - Foreign Minister.Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 10:26 PM
Evacuation of Khan al Omar would be 'last straw' for ICC

Evacuation of Khan al Omar would be 'last straw' for ICC

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz says state afraid to deal with illegal Bedouin village as ICC launches war crimes' investigation.'Gary Willig, 12/22/2019, 8:48 AM
Katz: ICC decision is outrageous and against international law

Katz: ICC decision is outrageous and against international law

Israeli officials denounce ICC chief prosecutor’s decision to investigate alleged Israeli “war crimes” in PA-controlled territories.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/20/2019, 8:49 PM
'No place for anti-Semitism at UNESCO or in the world'

'No place for anti-Semitism at UNESCO or in the world'

Israel's Foreign Ministry responds to decision to remove Belgian carnival from list of UNESCO events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2019, 6:43 PM
'Corbyn's defeat is a victory in fight against anti-Semitism'

'Corbyn's defeat is a victory in fight against anti-Semitism'

Israeli Foreign Minister lauds 'British values', calling Labour's defeat a 'milestone in the fight against hatred.'Arutz Sheva and AFP, 12/13/2019, 11:54 AM
Israel will attend Dubai Exhibition 2020

Israel will attend Dubai Exhibition 2020

Israel's participation in international event agreed in secret visit by Foreign Ministry Director; FM Katz: 'Upgrade in Israel's status.'Mordechai Sones, 12/10/2019, 5:25 PM
Iranian official threatens to 'flatten' Tel Aviv

Iranian official threatens to 'flatten' Tel Aviv

Senior adviser to IRGC threatens Israel in response to Foreign Minister Katz’s statement that an Israeli attack on Iran is a possibility.Elad Benari, 12/10/2019, 4:06 AM
Min Katz to Russia: Consider pardoning Naama Issachar

Min Katz to Russia: Consider pardoning Naama Issachar

Foreign Minister Katz holds series of meetings at Med Dialogues conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2019, 12:16 AM
Israel’s foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses

Israel’s foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses

Yisrael Katz says Israeli government has not discussed steps it would take if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister of Britain.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/5/2019, 9:38 PM
Bennett: Look into project of artificial island opposite Gaza

Bennett: Look into project of artificial island opposite Gaza

Defense Minister instructs IDF to examine feasibility of the artificial island project in Gaza, initiated by Minister Yisrael Katz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 6:05 AM
Katz to the UN: Disarm Hezbollah

Katz to the UN: Disarm Hezbollah

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz comments on UN Secretary General's report against Hezbollah: Fully implement all Security Council resolutions.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 5:38 AM
Katz: Sa'ar has crossed a red line, I support Netanyahu

Katz: Sa'ar has crossed a red line, I support Netanyahu

"Sa'ar's efforts against the PM appear to be the beginning of an attempt to split Likud"Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 11:13 AM
'PM is an Israeli patriot who dedicated his life to our country'

'PM is an Israeli patriot who dedicated his life to our country'

Senior Likud lawmakers unite behind Netanyahu following indictment. 'I back Netanyahu, he can continue as PM despite indictment,' says FM.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2019, 9:13 AM
FM calls for 'effective military threat against Iran regime'

FM calls for 'effective military threat against Iran regime'

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'No dispute about right of Jewish People to Land of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 11/21/2019, 12:31 PM
'US corrects historic injustice on settlements'

'US corrects historic injustice on settlements'

Foreign Minister YIsrael Katz meets US Deputy National Security Adviser Victoria Coates following Pompeo's statements on settlements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 5:31 PM
'Blue & White needs to understand: It's unity or new elections'

'Blue & White needs to understand: It's unity or new elections'

Foreign Minister Katz says there are only two viable options, rejects notion that political deadlock limits Israel's ability to act in Gaza.Shimon Cohen, 11/4/2019, 10:06 AM
'Declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization'

'Declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz visits Greece, asks it to condition aid to Lebanon on its ending its precise missile project.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2019, 5:29 AM
Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Time to continue to press Iran'

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Time to continue to press Iran'

Foreign Minister hosts US Treasurer, discusses tightening heavy economic pressure on Teheran regime.Mordechai Sones, 10/28/2019, 9:46 PM
'Naama Issachar fell victim to something unrelated'

'Naama Issachar fell victim to something unrelated'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz comments on imprisonment of Naama Issachar in Russia.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 6:09 AM
FM: Security discussion unconnected to politics

FM: Security discussion unconnected to politics

FM Katz says security cabinet discussions held in coordination with security forces, rejects claim of pressure on Blue and White.Shimon Cohen, 10/7/2019, 10:47 AM
'We are seeking non-aggression pacts with Arab states'

'We are seeking non-aggression pacts with Arab states'

Minister Yisrael Katz says he presented idea for agreements with leaders of the Gulf states at the UN last month, work underway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 8:59 AM
'No one can separate the Jewish People from their homeland'

'No one can separate the Jewish People from their homeland'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz addresses UN General Assembly: We must stop Iran today, in order to prevent war tomorrow.Ido Ben Porat, 9/27/2019, 1:55 AM
Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw from Syria

Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw from Syria

Israeli FM Yisrael Katz meets Russian FM Sergey Lavrov at UN, discuss how to restore stability to Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 5:31 PM
Trump to Katz: What will happen in Israeli politics?

Trump to Katz: What will happen in Israeli politics?

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz meets Trump, who expresses interest in the political situation in Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 9/26/2019, 6:40 AM
Foreign Minister: 'I, not Gantz, will be PM after Netanyahu'

Foreign Minister: 'I, not Gantz, will be PM after Netanyahu'

FM Yisrael Katz defends revelation of secret Iranian site, says Blue & White's Benny Gantz won't be PM, since left doesn't have a majority.Shimon Cohen, 9/10/2019, 3:42 PM