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Upgrade on lottery for discounted housing

Ministers Kahlon and Galant have changed the lottery to win discounted housing, in order to increase the chances of a win.Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2016, 5:33 PM

Ketchup, anyone?

Finance and Health Ministers amend a bill on the official definition of ketchup, so as to increase competition on the ketchup market.Hezki Baruch, 8/17/2016, 11:04 AM

'Kahlon is striking investors on the head'

Pending heavy taxation, real estate investors say they won't stop buying new apartments - but they won't be intent on selling them, either.Haim Lev, 8/14/2016, 10:43 PM

Approved unanimously: Biannual budget passed

On the cusp of calling new elections, the government has finally passed a new budget. Education Minister: Government truly values education.Haim Lev, 8/12/2016, 10:51 AM

Kahlon blocks Yesha funding

Finance Minister shuts down talks with Agriculture Ministry over funding for projects across Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/11/2016, 11:24 AM

Kahlon denies reports of Cabinet reshuffle

Finance Minister insists there will be no change of ministries without Yoav Galant's full agreementNitsan Keider, 7/12/2016, 2:39 PM

Kahlon proposes new apartment tax

Monthly tax of 1,000 shekels per apartment to be levied. But who will end up flipping the bill?David Rosenberg, 7/7/2016, 8:35 AM

Kahlon: We freeze construction, they murder

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls for renewed, widespread construction in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria;'Terror won't uproot anyone'Shai Landesman, 7/4/2016, 4:52 PM

Cabinet approves making bursa into a for-profit

Bill is aimed at reducing the bank's monopoly of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 7/3/2016, 9:29 PM

Kahlon: 'Our economy is strong'

Finance Minister assures cabinet of Israeli economy's readiness to deal with financial ripples caused by BrexitArutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2016, 11:22 AM

Kahlon: In the end there will be two states

Finance Minister urges opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog to join the coalition, says a Palestinian state will ultimately be established.Elad Benari, 6/5/2016, 6:05 AM

Kahlon hints resumption of peace talks is imminent

Finance Minister says rumors about resumption of Israel-PA talks hold more water than some think.Hezki Baruch, 6/2/2016, 3:43 AM

Herzog: 'Government in vision of prophet Marzel'

Bitter Labor head says 'magician' Netanyahu 'made himself disappear' as 'radical right' takes over; calls for Kahlon to collapse government.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2016, 3:47 PM

Ya'alon-Sa'ar-Kahlon alliance could beat Likud

Poll finds that new party led by former top Likud ministers would win more seats in the next election than Likud.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/27/2016, 8:36 PM

'Gabay worked to improve our quality of life'

Kulanu leader Moshe Kahlon thanks outgoing minister for service, promises to continue program to clean up Haifa.Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2016, 10:13 AM

Housing prices continue to rise

Report reveals failures of Moshe Kahlon and Yair Lapid to lower housing costs.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2016, 10:11 PM

'Israeli banks should not sponsor terrorism'

Shurat Hadin warns Finance Minister over banks which refuse to sever ties with the PA.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2016, 8:20 PM

Kahlon: Unity gov't good for economic stability

Finance Minister insists unpopular unity idea best for the public, in order to further economic reforms under a stable government.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 10:21 PM

Sundays off in Israel?

Minister of Finance supports new bill seeking to create an "extended weekend" once a month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 9:53 AM

Israel's chametz has been sold

In official ceremony, Finance Minister gives Chief Rabbis authority to sell state's chametz to Abu Gosh resident.Hezki Ezra, 4/21/2016, 3:39 PM

Kahlon: BDS cannot win

The Finance Minister participated Monday in the opening of a new mall in Gush Etzion and met with the heads of the Yesha Council.Eliran Aharon, 4/11/2016, 1:15 PM

Kahlon: Herzog 'almost' joined gov't

Recently publicized investigation into campaign finances of opposition leader prevented unity government, claims Moshe Kahlon.David Rosenberg, 4/6/2016, 8:21 PM

Housing Minister not trying to cut housing costs

Housing Minister Yoav Galant and Kulanu party are changing goals from reducing cost of housing to providing apartments to young couples.Matt Wanderman, 4/5/2016, 8:45 AM

Report: Eli Yishai, Kahlon considering joint list

High-level discussions reportedly taking place between former Shas chairman and Kulanu chief for possible joint run.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2016, 10:37 AM

Kahlon: Conclude talks on American aid ASAP

Finance Minister says Israel ought to conclude negotiations over a defense aid deal with the United States as soon as possible.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2016, 5:12 AM

Knesset limits bankers' salaries

New law limits bank executives' salaries to 2.5 million shekels per year. Netanyahu accept, but doesn't want it to spread to other fields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 12:44 PM

'Doesn't matter where, expel terrorists' families'

Kulanu head Moshe Kahlon discusses terrorism, the Finance Ministry, the housing crisis and the 'Mikveh bill' with Arutz Sheva.Hezki Baruch, Shoshana Miskin, 3/14/2016, 2:59 PM

PA confirms economic talks with Israel

PA Finance Minister confirms he met Israeli counterpart Kahlon to discuss an economic agreement to boost the PA economy.Elad Benari, 2/24/2016, 5:14 AM

Report: Israel to assist PA economically

Kahlon reportedly putting together a series of economic measures to help alleviate the pressure on the Palestinian population.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2016, 3:13 AM

Kahlon demands change in appointment of directors

Finance Minister slams governmental director appointments, saying ‘even Zuckerberg would be blocked since he lacks 15 years' experience.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 6:35 PM

Where to, Naftali Bennett?

The Jewish Home-National Union party is at a crossroads.Former MK Yaakov Katz, 2/7/2016, 8:10 AM

Kulanu will not join any other party

Finance Minister Kahlon tells Israeli TV that his party will run by itself in the next election.Raphael Poch, 2/6/2016, 10:05 PM

S&P affirms A+ credit rating for Israel

Standard & Poor's affirms credit ratings for Israel, with a stable outlook. Finance Minister welcomes the announcement.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/5/2016, 9:51 PM

Price of public transportation to go down

Ministers Kahlon and Deri make good on their promise to lower cost of public transportation and gas.Raphael Poch, 2/1/2016, 10:15 AM

Poll: Kahlon plunges as Lapid regains power

In battle of the center, Yesh Atid appears primed to become major Knesset power after next elections; Likud holds strong with 30 mandates.Ben Shaul, 1/28/2016, 1:56 PM

Kahlon to resign from Knesset today

Utilizing the Mini-Norwegian Law, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will resign from Knesset allowing Akram Hassoun to take his seat.Haim Lev, 1/27/2016, 11:25 AM

Israel considers lowering cost of water

Finance Minister's proposal seeks to remove the VAT from the cost of water, cutting the price by 18 percent.Raphael Poch, 1/24/2016, 9:19 AM

Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cuts

Jerusalem city council and Finance Ministry formulate agreement to avoid future budget cuts and layoffs in the city.Reut Hadar, 1/18/2016, 7:56 AM

Kahlon to resign from Knesset

Finance Minister to step down as an MK while maintaining his ministerial post, allowing for another MK from Kulanu to join the Knesset.Reut Hadar, 1/15/2016, 3:45 AM

Is the coalition headed towards another crisis?

Kahlon and Bennett reportedly oppose Netanyahu's plan to appoint two more Likud ministers.Haim Lev, 1/11/2016, 1:44 AM

60,000 tons of vegetables to be imported tax free

Finance minister waves import tax to allow market to replenish, while focusing an extra tax break during the high demand holiday season.Ido Ben Porat, 1/6/2016, 3:04 PM

Kahlon won't return to Likud, Sa'ar welcome

Finance Minister argues his centrist Kulanu party has a clear place on the political map and 'guarantees' he won't run with Likud.Haim Lev, 1/4/2016, 7:28 PM

Gov't, Jewish Agency sign 1B public housing deal

2,650 public housing units to be built for Israel's poorest immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 8:44 PM

Kahlon denies discussing merge with Likud

Finance Minister denies Kulanu is mulling a merge with the Likud, says the Likud's ideology is different than Kulanu's.Haim Lev, 12/27/2015, 2:07 AM

Sa'ar not an actor in Netanyahu 'puppet theater'

Gideon Sa'ar hints he will make no play for Likud leadership in upcoming primaries, as Moshe Kahlon calls for the two to join forces.Ido Ben Porat, 12/24/2015, 12:47 PM

Benefits to Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Israelis who fled anti-Semitism in North Africa and Iraq finally to be recognized under law, like Holocaust and Nazi regime survivors.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/6/2015, 5:44 PM

Gov approves 100 million for Jerusalem businesses

Program aims to develop business sector, support tourism industry, and strengthen city's academic standing.Hezky Ezra, 11/29/2015, 3:31 PM

Report: Netanyahu nixes sale of low-cost Golan

Reports Sunday said that Prime Minister Netanyahu had decided not to permit sale of low-cost Golan Telecom to Cellcom.Moshe Cohen, 11/22/2015, 9:38 PM

Protest: Kahlon has critically wounded Jerusalem

Mayor, municipality block Knesset protesting Finance Minister's budget, which will see deep cuts in security, education and more.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2015, 10:50 AM

Kahlon: I would 'step aside' to bring in Herzog

If Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wishes to bring Yitzhak Herzog into his coalition, Moshe Kahlon would back him to the hilt.Moshe Cohen, 10/26/2015, 6:49 PM

Netanyahu, Finance Ministry Reduce VAT

Israel's sales tax to drop by 1% for consumers and 1.5% for companies. PM: 'We chose to return the money to you, the citizens of Israel.'Tova Dvorin, 9/3/2015, 6:47 PM

Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Knesset approves first reading of the Budget Law for 2015-2016. Opposition angry due to absence of PM and Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 9/2/2015, 11:42 PM

Public Approves of Bennett's Performance

New poll finds that most Israelis are satisfied with Education Minister's work, but not so much with Finance Minister Kahlon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2015, 4:46 AM

Analyst: Little Govt. Can Do to Spur Economy

Because his coalition is so small, Binyamin Netanyahu's government doesn't have many options to promote the economy, said Moody's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2015, 7:28 PM

Fin. Ministry Looks for Solution to Economy Slump

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon calls emergency meeting following CBS report on poor economic growth in second quarter 2015.Matt Wanderman, 8/18/2015, 10:46 AM

Edelstein: Coalition 'Could Change Soon'

Prime Minister Netanyahu worked hard to put together his coalition - but it is likely to change, said Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.Moshe Cohen, 7/13/2015, 8:25 PM

Kobi Kahlon Resigns from Jerusalem Municipality

2nd-most powerful figure in J'lem municipality and brother of Kulanu chairman announces return to private sector after 'the 7 good years.'Ari Yashar, 6/22/2015, 8:16 AM