Kahlon: Elections will be held in March

Finance Minister believes narrow coalition will not hold, rise in interest rates to have limited impact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2018, 6:30 PM

Kahlon, Bennett, Be Courageous!

Zionist Union Chairman encourages ministers to leave coalition and the PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 4:39 PM

Cultural Loyalty Law vote cancelled

Bill to strip funding from anti-Zionist artists dropped from Knesset agenda after coalition fails to secure majority.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2018, 11:49 AM

'Netanyahu's coalition is unstable, snap elections are coming'

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says current government unlikely to survive past this week's 'Cultural Loyalty Law' vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 8:05 AM

'Cultural Loyalty Bill' facing difficulties

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon grants Kulanu members freedom to vote as they wish on “Cultural Loyalty Bill”.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2018, 3:05 AM

'Artists' protests won't stop us'

Finance Minister stands by bill which would allow gov't to deny state funding of anti-Zionist art. 'Protesters just a small radical fringe.'Hezki Baruch, 11/25/2018, 4:38 PM

Netanyahu meeting on coalition crisis ends 'without results'

Prime Minister's meeting with senior coalition member fails to make progress as crisis continues following Defense Minister's departure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 8:02 PM

Vote on ministerial budget cut postponed

Vote, intended to allow addition to police salaries, seen by many as first test of government after Liberman's resignation, postponed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 10:07 AM

Kahlon: I don't have a problem with Bennett as Defense Minister

Finance Minister denies rejecting the idea of Naftali Bennett being appointed defense minister.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2018, 1:06 AM

Elections likely after Kahlon vetoes Bennett as defense minister

Elections likely after Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon tells Netanyahu he will not accept Bennett serving as Defense Minister.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 8:44 PM

Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins Kulanu head Kahlon, calls for new elections following Liberman's resignation from the Defense Ministry.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 4:06 PM

Report: Haredi factions to oppose bill to deport infiltrators

MKs angry that bill overriding court decision on deportation of illegal infiltrators to pass, while haredi draft override bill does not.Tzvi Lev, 10/25/2018, 3:26 PM

'Kahlon expected to honor promises to south Tel Aviv'

Jewish Home Party initiates empowerment amendment to Infiltrators Law to be submitted next Sunday to Ministerial Committee on Legislation.Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2018, 9:13 PM

Kahlon's red line

Finance Minister says he will not agree to Netanyahu continuing to serve if indicted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2018, 10:20 PM

From Pennsylvania to the Bank of Israel

Professor from Donald Trump's alma mater tapped to replace Karnit Flug as governor of Bank of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 10/9/2018, 2:59 PM

Cabinet approves proposal to bring 1,000 Falash Mura to Israel

Legal experts warn: 'Precedent may be applied to immigrants from all over world.'Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2018, 6:55 PM

Finance Minister: We'll deduct payments to murderer

Finance Minister Kahlon promises to deduct payments to Ari Fuld's murderer from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.Uzi Baruch, 9/21/2018, 2:14 PM

Amendment to allow State to refuse funding to inciters

Culture Minister, Finance Minister push amendment allowing gov't to refuse funding to groups which seek to undermine the State of Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 9/20/2018, 4:29 PM

DM: Defense budget is an investment, not an expense

Defense Minister Liberman slams criticism of IDF budget, says every penny spent is an investment in Israel's future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 12:49 PM

US, Israel team up to tighten Iran sanctions

Israeli Finance Minister, US Treasury Secretary meet in Washington, form joint team to ramp up economic sanctions on Tehran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 12:11 PM

Finance Minister: Rise in housing prices isn't my problem

Finance Minister Kahlon slams those who say rising cost of housing reflects poor decision-making.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 12:39 PM

Kahlon: 'I'm not afraid of elections'

'It could be this is the time for elections. Everything has to come to an end.'Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2018, 3:23 PM

Israel's credit rating upgraded

S&P upgrades Israel’s credit rating to AA- with a stable outlook. Kahlon: We will continue to lead a responsible economic and social policy.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/4/2018, 12:28 AM

Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Finance Minister approves recommendation to compensate farmers for loss of produce caused by drought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 12:16 PM

Doctors demand Finance Minister raise tax on rolling tobacco

Doctors, nurses, sign letter demanding Finance Minister Kahlon equate taxes on rolling tobacco with those of regular cigarettes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 11:45 AM

Kahlon: I don't want Jews in Umm al-Fahm

Finance Minister details new budget for homefront defense, says Jews moving into Arab villages could cause a 'provocation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 4:42 PM

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

MK Glick ends 25-day hunger strike to protest low taxes on rolling tobacco.JTA, 7/8/2018, 4:35 PM

Kahlon to Netanyahu: You only know how to talk

Finance Minister slams PM for proposal to pass mandatory labor arbitration law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 4:15 PM

Regev to Kahlon: How long will you close your eyes?

Culture Minister demands Finance Minister cease all funding to radical organizations which libel the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 11:09 AM

Glick: Kahlon ignores the Knesset

MK on hunger strike slams Finance Minister for ignoring unanimous Knesset committee decisions, expert opinion on rolling tobacco tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 5:33 PM

Regev disclaims responsibility, accuses Kahlon

Culture Minister agrees with bereaved parents seeking to prevent anti-Israeli film prize nomination: 'Stop perverse use of public platform.'Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2018, 8:07 PM

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Likud MK continues hunger strike to demand Finance Minister raise taxes on rolling tobacco, end 'circle of death' of smoking.Benny Toker, 6/24/2018, 7:51 PM

Bennett, Liberman, or Kahlon to join the Likud?

Transportation Minister: Only those who have not left the party can lead the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 11:35 AM

'Finance Minister harming National Service to save money'

Minister Uri Ariel says he was caught off guard by Finance Ministry's appeal against bill to save National Service.Benny Toker, 6/14/2018, 11:44 PM

Jewish Home's revenge on Kahlon

Jewish Home Faction Chair MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli files appeal against Kulanu MK's law after Kahlon appeals against Jewish Home bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 9:03 PM

Finance minister declares war on national service

Minister Kahlon files appeal against MK Smotrich's bill on national service. Now the ball is in PM Netanyahu's court.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2018, 6:26 PM

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

MK Yehuda Glick hunger strikes until Finance Minister imposes rolling tobacco tax. 'I can no longer say my hands didn't spill this blood.'Mordechai Sones, 6/12/2018, 8:15 AM

Damage from kite terrorism: 5 million shekels

Finance Minister says government to expedite compensation to farmers whose land and crops were damaged by Gaza fire kites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 5:02 PM

Kahlon: We'll kick Iran out of Syria

Finance Minister says government has learned from Hezbollah buildup not to allow Iran to amass similar arsenal of missiles in Syria.Gary Willig, 5/10/2018, 6:48 PM

'No other solution to infiltrator problem'

Jewish Home rejects criticism of Override Clause limiting Supreme Court's power, says bill is only solution to illegal immigration problem.Uzi Baruch, 5/7/2018, 9:54 AM

Will poll numbers change Kahlon's position on Override Clause?

Survey shows Kulanu leader stands to lose votes in next election if he continues to oppose Overrule Clause.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2018, 8:45 PM

Israel to compensate victims of 'kite terrorism'

State of Israel to compensate farmers from Gaza Belt whose fields were damaged by firebomb kites flown from Gaza.Reut Hadar, 5/2/2018, 2:36 AM

How Israel is aiding the Gaza rioters

Why does the Israeli government provide tax breaks to organizations which help Gaza rioters attacking IDF soldiers?Ido Ben Porat, 4/16/2018, 12:28 PM

'We are dealing with a cynical, evil and cruel enemy'

Finance Minister Kahlon says Gaza riots part of Hamas plans to carry out terror attacks, not spontaneous protest of civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2018, 11:55 PM

'This is a historic moment'

Finance Minister signs special waiver allowing US embassy to be relocated to Jerusalem in time for 70th Independence Day.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2018, 1:27 PM

PA warns: Gaza on the verge of collapse

PA official in charge of civil affairs tells Kahlon the PA will stop paying Gaza employees beginning April 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 5:13 AM

Finance Minister: I'll lower taxes after Passover

Finance Minister Kahlon promises additional tax breaks after Passover, insists housing prices will drop eventually.Haim Lev, 3/22/2018, 1:38 PM

Kahlon: Netanyahu must resign if indicted

Finance Minister says that he will not support Netanyahu if Attorney General Mandelblit decides to indict him.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 10:06 PM

Knesset approves 2019 budget

Knesset approves second and third readings of 2019 state budget by a majority of 63 to 54.Hezki Baruch, 3/15/2018, 1:58 AM

IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

Finance Committee approves taxing IQOS electronic cigarette as regular cigarettes - after year-long battle.Chana Roberts, 3/12/2018, 4:48 PM

Finance Minister: Program for affordable housing to continue

Finance Minister Kahlon says program offering young couples a reduced price on their first home won't end due to political tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 3:42 PM

Kahlon threatens election if budget not approved

Finance Minister asks PM Netanyahu to ensure the state budget is approved on schedule.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/2/2018, 10:00 PM

'Serious damage to public trust in the judicial system'

Minister Kahlon demands examination of past cases of connections between judges and investigators appearing before them.Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2018, 5:30 PM

Report: Israel to grant work permits to 100,000 PA laborers

25% increase in the number of work permits issued by Israel to PA workers, rising to 100,000.David Rosenberg, 2/22/2018, 4:34 PM

Kahlon: The Americans are the only honest brokers

Finance Minister meets PA leader, urges PA to accept U.S. mediation in peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, 2/20/2018, 3:08 AM

Finance Minister backs Netanyahu

Finance Minister responds to police recommendations re PM, saying 'only Attorney General entitled to make decisions on indictment.'Mordechai Sones, 2/14/2018, 9:59 AM

Kahlon urged to cancel benefits to Amnesty

MK Nava Boker urges Finance Minister to cancel the economic benefits given by the State of Israel to Amnesty International.Hezki Baruch, 2/9/2018, 5:13 AM