No gatherings of 2 or more people, weddings with guests

PM, Finance Minister present plan to provide grants to self-employed amid further restrictions on economy in response to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2020, 7:41 PM

Israel transfers 120 million shekels to PA

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon signed the transfer of part of PA tax money over fear that coronavirus would worsen PA's economy.Elad Benari, 3/23/2020, 5:30 AM

Netanyahu: 'We'll put 10 billion into helping Israel's economy weather coronavirus crisis'

PM Netanyahu promises to invest in helping Israel's economy and healthcare system weather coronavirus. 'We're in a good situation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2020, 6:05 PM

Israel makes a move to increase butter imports amid shortage

FM Kahlon signs order to lift duties and quotas on imported butter, in an effort to alleviate prolonged butter shortage.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/1/2020, 7:44 AM

Former Kulanu MK: 'I didn't choose the Likud and I wouldn't continue there'

Merav Ben Ari, former Kulanu MK, explains Finance Min. Kahlon's decision, says Likud is 'his natural home.'103FM, 1/13/2020, 2:00 PM

Moshe Kahlon to retire from politics

Finance Minister, Kulanu leader announces intention to step down, gives up fifth spot on Likud list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 7:19 AM

Report: Kahlon won't be on Likud slate for March election

Finance Minister reportedly said he is not interested in running again and will step down from politics once new government is established.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2020, 10:21 PM

Abbas sends angry message to Israel over deduction of funds

PA chairman sends envoy to convey anger to Netanyahu after cabinet decides to deduct 149 million shekels from PA tax revenues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 6:37 AM

Netanyahu: We stopped rise in housing prices

PM praises Finance Minister Kahlon for end to rise in housing prices despite Israel's challenges as a small nation with a growing populationArutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 1:22 PM

'Buyer's Price' program to continue until June 2020

Programming offering subsidized homes for first-time buyers will continue through first half of 2020, Finance Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 11:39 AM

Kahlon proposes: Cancel statutory holiday on Election Day

Finance Minister's proposal will only be implemented in case of a third election.Ben Ariel, 11/8/2019, 1:06 AM

Israeli delegation participates in World Bank-IMF conference

"The message from the annual conference is very clear: Uncertainty is not good for the economy," Finance Minister Kahlon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 2:26 PM

Israel will assist in resolving PA economic crisis

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon responds to request of PA officials, will hold meeting with them in attempt to resolve severe economic crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 9:06 PM

Israel minister: US promised no changes on Iran sanctions

US reassured Israel that firing of NSA John Bolton does not signal change in policy regarding sanctions on Iran, Finance Minister says.AFP, 9/12/2019, 3:57 PM

Kahlon: Camera bill about purity of elections

Finance Minister states election fraud a real problem, camera bill an 'obvious' step to protect the elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 8:10 AM

Kahlon: We will run with the Likud

Kulanu chairman Moshe Kahlon confirms party will run together with Likud if new elections are held, hopes it will not come to that.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 7:36 PM

Yair Netanyahu: The left killed Menachem Begin

PM's son responds to left-wing activist who demanded Kulanu leader Kahlon beg forgiveness at grave of former PM Menachem Begin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 3:53 PM

PA delegation meets with Kahlon

PA delegation met Finance Minister in attempt to reach understandings that would allow the transfer of tax revenues collected by Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/15/2019, 6:33 AM

Kahlon's demands

Kulanu chairman demanding Finance Ministry again, conditions entry into the government on no tax increases.Ben Ariel, 5/13/2019, 3:33 AM

Report: Netanyahu offered Kahlon the Foreign Ministry

Kulanu chairman rebuffs offer of Foreign Ministry, insists on keeping Finance Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2019, 12:38 AM

Report: Kahlon will return to the Likud party

Kahlon will continue to hold the Finance Ministry portfolio and will receive another portfolio as well in the new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 9:29 PM

Kahlon at the ballot box: 'Get out and vote!'

'Kulanu will have the same kind of success today as we had last election, no question,' says Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 8:44 AM

'I will not be in gov't in which Feiglin is Finance Minister'

Kulanu chairman warns: Israel is headed towards a government of social and economic cruelty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 6:36 AM

Order deducting terror salaries from PA payments signed

Finance Minister approves Cabinet decision to deduct terrorists' salaries from funds transferred to Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 12:21 PM

Finance Minister: Support the IDF

Finance Minister Kahlon says public wants leaders to back IDF, 'all options' should be on Cabinet's table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 12:20 PM

Finance Minister: All Gaza groups are terrorists

'Hamas is responsible for rocket attack, none of its leaders have immunity,' Finance Min. Kahlon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 11:39 AM

The answer to terror: 770 new housing units in Ariel

Infrastructure work on 770 housing units in Ariel to commence on Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 3/19/2019, 3:08 AM

Kahlon slams Supreme Court decision to ban Otzma candidate

'Our democracy is strong enough to allow Michael Ben-Ari to participate,' says Finance Minister, after court bars Ben-Ari from Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 11:46 AM

Kahlon: If I can't be Finance Minister, I'll go home

Finance Minister Kahlon says he believes party will receive 10 Knesset seats, won't give up finance portfolio.Hezki Baruch, 3/15/2019, 2:51 PM

Kahlon: It's the Finance Ministry or nothing

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon makes clear he will not serve in any other position after the elections.Hezki Baruch, 3/13/2019, 6:43 AM

'Kahlon failed, Gantz lied'

Gesher leader Orly Levi-Abekasis reveals why her talks with Benny Gantz failed, believes she will be in the next Knesset.Elad Benari, 3/10/2019, 4:14 AM

Court orders Finance Minister to agree to raise dairy prices

Supreme Court approves 3.4% price hike for price-controlled products, orders Finance, Agriculture ministries to sign amendment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 9:25 PM

Kahlon criticizes Gantz-Lapid alliance

Finance Minister on Blue and White party: I don't know where the blue is and I do not know where the white is.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/22/2019, 11:39 PM

Finance Minister: I'll do everything I can to prevent price hike

Finance Minister Kahlon promises to order dairies' management and relationships re-examined after elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 1:27 PM

Was Gantz courting Kahlon?

According to reports, Israel Resilience party tried to unite with Kulanu, which refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2019, 5:46 AM

Supreme Court to equalize tax for cigarettes and rolling tobacco

Judges order Finance Minister to immediately impose equal purchase tax on rolling tobacco and ordinary cigarettes.Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2019, 5:04 PM

Kahlon launches campaign: This is a winning team

Finance Minister launches Kulanu's campaign in Ashkelon, in the presence of ministers, Knesset members and hundreds of activists.Yoni Kempinski, 1/31/2019, 5:39 AM

Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

Finance minister says chipmaker's plan to invest in Kiryat Gat manufacturing site is expected to bring thousands of jobs to Israel's south.AFP, 1/29/2019, 12:11 PM

Kahlon: Can't argue with PM's feelings about investigations

Finance Minister reiterates he would not sit in a government headed by Netanyahu if he is indicted after a hearing.Elad Benari, 1/13/2019, 6:43 AM

Kahlon demands PA condemn terror attacks

As terrorism spirals in Judea and Samaria, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon blames 'wild incitement' for wave of violence.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 8:20 PM

Regev: Some ministers envy my connection with the Netanyahus

Culture Minister Miri Regev claims that she was promised that the Law of Loyalty in Culture would pass in the Knesset's current session.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 10:26 AM

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