The Reform budget: Are they hiding the truth?

Education Ministry denies funding Reform movement - but documents show ministry gives Reform tens of thousands of shekels a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 11:34 AM

'Shabbat desecration is funded by the municipality'

Haredi and Religious Zionist rabbis call on Jerusalem municipality not to fund Shabbat-desecrating activities.Uzi Baruch, 3/15/2017, 11:06 AM

Government to add 52 million NIS to yeshiva budget

Government adds money for growing yeshivas, Meretz MK blames government for 'burning' secular money.Ben Shaul, 3/5/2017, 10:03 AM

Jerusalem strike against Treasury widens

Municipality to continue strike over refusal of Treasury to provide allocated funds needed to run the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 9:43 PM

Strike: Jerusalem Municipality vs. Treasury

Jerusalem municipal services on strike. Municipality: Treasury busy with false spin instead of strengthening Jerusalem's national challenge.Benny Tucker, 1/29/2017, 12:51 PM

Jerusalem Mayor: It's a sad day for Jerusalem

Jerusalem municipal workers protest Finance Ministry refusal to transfer budget.Hezki Baruch, 1/29/2017, 10:33 AM

Finance Minister: We've reduced Israel's debts

In weekly Knesset meeting, Moshe Kahlon says Israel has managed to reduce national debt.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 1/22/2017, 12:57 PM

Government to build intercity light rail line in northern Israel

Govrnment approves 12 billion NIS budget to improve infrastructure and health care in northern Israel.Chana Roberts, 1/1/2017, 7:24 AM

Magen David Adom resumes normal operations in Judea and Samaria

Magen David Adom CEO orders medical team to return to full operations in Judea and Samaria after Health Minister promises to raise budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2016, 7:48 PM

Israel's doctor shortage

Ongoing healthcare crisis continues to worsen, with close to half of general practitioners nearing retirement age.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 12/21/2016, 2:08 PM

Cabinet passes across the board budget cuts

The cabinet approved a 1.25%, or 1.2 billion shekel, cut to the 2017-2018 state budget Sunday.Gary Willig, 12/18/2016, 10:22 PM

Government approves budget for bulletproofing buses

Israeli government approves 113 additional bulletproof buses.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2016, 2:48 PM

Israel's teachers took a hit again

Three weeks into the new school year, it is obvious that there are wonderful plans to improve education, but the money is not forthcoming.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 9/21/2016, 3:08 PM

Tensions rise in Knesset as budget bill looms

Threats, finger-pointing abound as Coalition and Opposition battle out bill for two-year budget on several fronts.Shai Landesman, 7/27/2016, 11:35 AM

Health Minister intends to distribute cannabis only to deserving

In a Ger-Hasidic convention, MK LIitzman discussed his cannabis reform, child allowance fund.Artuz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 3:47 PM

Likud MK Urges More Funding for Judea-Samaria

Israel must defend residents in Judea-Samaria, stresses David Biton, noting EU's 'settlement' labelling is not way to bring peace.Hezki Baruch, 9/15/2015, 10:10 PM

Minister Accuses Government of Hiding Information

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel claims that Cabinet was not alerted about the VAT reduction before the budget was set.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/4/2015, 6:26 PM

Cabinet Approves Budget for 2015 and 2016

Following a late night debate, the Cabinet approves the budget for 2015-2016.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2015, 6:16 AM

Bill: Extend Budget Deadline for 2015-2016

Proposal passes on first reading to allow extra 75 days for budget approval, set biennial budget. Labor MK: budgets are meaningless.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 8:13 AM

No Food? Blame the Government

Lack of stable government, cancelled funds cause charity orgs to struggle to give food before Passover; at least 60,000 families affected.Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2015, 11:41 AM

Obama Requests $8.8 Billion for Fight Against ISIS

President Barack Obama requests $8.8 billion to fund the fight against ISIS in his budget for 2016.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2015, 5:13 AM

Lapid Campaigns 'At the Expense of Judea and Samaria'

MKs charge Lapid with demonizing region's residents as he did hareidim last elections, transfer of millions to radical Islamic councils.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/9/2014, 4:01 PM

Fitch Downgrades Israel's Outlook, Finance Min. Not Concerned

Fitch downgrades the outlook for Israel's sovereign long-term foreign currency issuer default rating from Positive to Stable.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2014, 5:01 AM

Finance Committee Warns 'No Rubber Stamp' For Lapid Budget

Committee chairman vows debates on budget 'will continue to January' if needed, as Knesset discusses 333.3 billion shekel budget.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/17/2014, 3:01 PM

Report Highlights 'High Life' Spending by Ministries

A report issued over the weekend showed that government ministries spent hundreds of millions of shekels on outside services.Yaakov Levi, 11/2/2014, 6:55 PM

Report: City Blew It on Light Rail Planning, Spending

The Jerusalem light rail is a victim of increased rock attacks - and its passengers, the taxpayers, victims of poor planning, a report said.Moshe Cohen, 10/29/2014, 7:38 PM

Herzog: Lapid a 'Human Shield' For PM's Budgetary Decisions

Opposition leader claims Netanyahu's business deals, placement of Lapid as minister are 'political ploys' that hurt the people .Tova Dvorin, 10/27/2014, 9:22 PM

Cabinet Approves 2015 Budget Following Marathon Talks

After 10 hours of discussion, the Cabinet approved the state budget proposal for 2015.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2014, 2:13 AM

Slomiansky, Shafir, Tell Each Other to Shut Up and Listen

Stav Shafir managed to get herself thrown out of Knesset Finance Committee meeting, accusing chairman Nissan Slomiansky of lying.Yaakov Levi , 10/7/2014, 1:14 AM

War on Poverty a 'Historic Moment,' Says Minister

The government will allocate NIS 1.7 billion ($550 million) to the war on poverty in the 2015 budget.Moshe Cohen, 10/6/2014, 8:00 PM

Lapid Apologizes for Meeting on Shabbat

'It was not right to cause other people to work on Shabbat,' Finance Minister admits, in budgetary announcement.Hezki Baruch and Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2014, 11:17 AM

Slomiansky: Where is Lapid Getting the Money?

Finance Committee chairman MK Nissan Slomiansky wants to hear from the Finance Minister how he plans to fund the 2015 budget.Moshe Cohen, 9/28/2014, 5:24 PM

Lapid Presents 'No New Taxes' 2015 Budget

Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday held a press conference to present the main points of the state budget for 2015.Yaakov Levi, 9/28/2014, 4:40 PM

Top Lapid Confidante Warns of Early Elections Over Budget Crisis

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah accuses prime minister of forcing a 'showdown' with Finance Minister Lapid which could force elections.Benny Moshe, 9/13/2014, 8:26 PM

Lapid: I'll Quit the Government if Taxes Are Raised

Finance Minister declares he will not be part of the government if it raises taxes following Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.Yishai Karov, 9/4/2014, 4:17 AM

Defense Ministry Requests 18 Billion Shekel Raise

Costs of Operation Protective Edge begin to run high as the self-defense mission passes the month mark.Tova Dvorin, 8/10/2014, 2:32 PM

Cabinet to Give Judea and Samaria Additional Budget

Cabinet will vote Sunday to approve $1.5 million additional budget for governing bodies in region, in light of kidnapping last week.Ari Yashar, 6/19/2014, 5:59 PM

Soldiers Protest Defense Mininstry's 'Cynical' Cuts

Soldiers are shocked that the Defense Ministry would compromise the training of soldiers - and that they would tell the world about it.Moshe Cohen, 5/29/2014, 5:27 PM

Yechimovich: BOI Gave Govt an NIS 18 Billion 'Slap in the Face'

A Bank of Israel report about budget shortfalls is a 'huge slap in the face' to the government, former Opposition leader insists.Moshe Cohen, 5/19/2014, 7:43 PM

MKs Fume as Lapid Pulls Funds for Judea and Samaria

Yo-yo budgeting? FM pulls Housing Ministry funding, causing Jewish Home MK to rail against Finance 'circus.'Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2014, 2:59 PM

Left-Wing MKs Angered Over Government Funds to Judea-Samaria

Leftist MKs up in arms, accuse Finance Committee of 'lacking transparency', over allocations to Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2014, 3:14 PM

Terrorist 'Martyrs' Families to Receive Millions of Dollars

PA government encourages terrorists to trade their lives for their families' financial security - 74 million dollars' worth.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 3/24/2014, 8:04 PM

Peres To Be Last President? Bill Submitted To Cancel Presidency

Bill submitted to cancel presidency, notes position sticks nose everywhere, 'unnecessary and wasteful,' powers can be distributed elsewhere.Ari Yashar, 2/4/2014, 9:54 AM

Homefront Minister Threatens to Quit over Defense Ministry Spat

Gilad Erdan on Thursday struck back against Moshe Ya'alon, who on Wednesday implied that Erdan was “dead weight” on the government.David Lev, 1/23/2014, 11:16 AM

Obama To Give PA $440 Million in 2014

PLO rep. in Washington reports growth in US financial aid; PA requests joint committee with US on political and financial issues.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2014, 2:22 PM

Report: Yesh Atid to Block Vote Over Funds to Judea, Samaria

Finance Minister Yair Lapid reportedly to withhold funds as 'revenge' against Jewish Home for vetoing same-sex marriage bill.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 2:56 PM

Lapid: No New Income Taxes Next Year

Income tax for Israelis will not rise next year, as had been planned, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said.David Lev, 11/25/2013, 10:17 PM

Knesset: Israel Civil Administration Fails to Enforce Rent Law

Knesset Committee claims Civil Administration does not enforce the law against Palestinian Arabs who do not pay rent.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2013, 4:20 PM

Religious Girls' Seminaries Face Closure

More than 50% budget cut threatens activities of tens of seminaries across Israel. Seminary directors meet Head of Finance Committee.Adam Ross and Ari Soffer, 10/10/2013, 5:10 PM

Government Approves 4% Cut

Cabinet votes to approve 4% budget cut. Lapid: This is necessary to avoid bankruptcy.Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 4:04 PM

Litzman Attacks Lapid: He Knows Nothing about Economy

Litzman calls Lapid ignorant, and wonders why he could cancel dental care for children, but not a tax hike.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2013, 12:15 PM

Deri: We May Sue Over Budget Cuts in Intl Criminal Court

In a debate on the state budget Monday, Shas leader Aryeh Deri said that he might sue the government of Israel – in the World CourtDavid Lev, 6/24/2013, 7:26 PM

Feiglin: I Found the Money – We Spent It on Oslo

Feiglin: We’ve heard how much ‘settlements’ cost, let’s see how much the political left costs.Maayana Miskin, 6/18/2013, 11:23 AM

Expensive Tel Aviv Port to Get Expensive Upgrade

The Tel Aviv Municipality is planning another “fun zone” for residents and visitors alike, on the grounds of the Tel Aviv portDavid Lev, 6/16/2013, 7:36 PM

Israel Cannot Depend on UN Forces For Security

PM Netanyahu says Israel can't depend on the UN for security in the Golan. He told Russia Israel won't fire at Syria if Syria does the same.Chana Ya'ar, 6/9/2013, 1:27 PM

Meretz MK Hints Be'er Sheva Shooting Related to Budget

MK Tamar Zandberg asserts the shooting in Be’er Sheva was a result of the state budget. Deputy Finance Minister: A miserable statement.Elad Benari, 5/21/2013, 4:15 AM

Netanyahu's Attorney: He Lives a Modest Life

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s attorney plays down the enormous increase in the budget of the Prime Minister’s Residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2013, 6:35 AM