Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Repeat elections hold up passing budget for educational 'extras,' casting doubt on afternoon programs' future prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 11:55 AM

Dutch government makes fighting anti-Semitism national priority

For the first time, Dutch government dedicates lump sum for fighting anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/3/2019, 8:18 AM

California governor adds $15 million for nonprofit security.

In aftermath of Poway, California Governor Newsom calls out hate, urges defense of those targeted.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 5/1/2019, 10:03 AM

Rental car company fed up with Arab thieves

Responding to numerous incidents of theft and damage, Budget Israel tells employees not to rent vehicles to Arabs in Be'er Sheva, Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2018, 7:57 AM

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

Parasitic disease outbreak in Samaria: Government must wake up

Dozens of residents ill, shortage of millions of shekels to protect settlements. Council head: Budget doesn't cover quarter of need.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 12:13 AM

Some 100 PA Arabs to receive budgetary pension

Since 2001 new public sector employees receive no budgetary pension; Loophole lets PA Arabs working in Civil Admin to benefit nevertheless.Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2018, 4:40 PM

'Abbas has once again revealed his true intentions'

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN responds to decision by the PA to directly fund terrorist payments from official budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2018, 10:43 PM

'A slap in the face for the US'

As US passes legislation cutting aid to PA if it continues to support terror, PA's latest budget no longer tries to hide terror payments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2018, 4:16 PM

Haredi MK threatens not to vote with coalition

UTJ's MK Moses insists Finance Ministry subsidize first time buyers' purchase of older apartments as well as new ones.Haim Lev, 3/14/2018, 4:36 PM

Netanyahu gov't passes 400 billion NIS 2019 budget

Coalition approves $117 billion 2019 budget, with tax cuts, increased disability benefits, reduced spending on yeshiva students.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2018, 12:52 PM

'This government is here to work, and will finish out its term'

PM Netanyahu praises Finance Minister Kahlon's 'excellent' budget, and promises current government will finish out its term.Nitsan Keidar, 1/11/2018, 2:07 PM

Judea & Samaria MDA budget saga: Finance Committee gridlocked

Battle for Judea & Samaria MDA funding continues led by MK Bezalel Smotrich; MK Gafni closes meeting after his proposal was voted down.Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2018, 6:39 PM

Over $11 million for Judea and Samaria

Government approves funds to improve security in Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 12/27/2017, 3:34 PM

Can Netanyahu's coalition hold together through 2019?

PM Netanyahu, Finance Minister Kahlon look to pass 2019 budget by end of winter Knesset session to ensure coalition lasts full term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 6:25 PM

Netanyahu promises 200 million shekels for Judea and Samaria

Bereaved families and regional council heads end hunger strike after compromise reached on funding for security upgrades.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/10/2017, 8:29 PM

'This is just the beginning'

Likud minister calls on government to maintain momentum, as PM allots $23 million for infrastructure improvements in Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 10/26/2017, 11:28 AM

Regev: Culture Ministry used to be an ATM for the elite

Culture Minister says Rahat, Elad, never received any funds from the Ministry, since Tel Aviv took too big a chunk, says policy is changing.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 2:46 PM

PM Netanyahu: Get out of the houses, get out of the buildings

PM Netanyahu stresses importance of preparing for possible quake, praises Finance Minister's willingness to cooperate on new 'rule.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2017, 2:13 PM

'If you don't approve rabbis' demand, we won't support budget'

Haredi party to prevent Jerusalem city budget from passing unless restaurants that open on Shabbat are banned from placing tables outside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 1:28 PM

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