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Liberman: I will do everything for a government without Bibi, Deri and Gafni

Avigdor Liberman stresses that a government led by Netanyahu and Gantz in a rotation is out of the question.

'I will do everything for a gov't without Bibi, Deri and Gafni'

Finance Minister estimates: Gas prices to drop in August

'Greatly bothered by how coalition members are chasing Shas chief,' Finance Min. Liberman says.

Finance Minister estimates: Gas prices to drop in August

What makes Avigdor Liberman run?

it is not love of the Jewish State or of its diverse people, nor of its priceless heritage. Quite the contrary. Op-ed.

What makes  Avigdor Liberman run?

Finance Minister: 'We won't sit with Netanyahu - no matter what'

Yisrael Beytenu chair promises his party won't sit in coalition with former PM Netanyahu. 'Chance of major explosion in Israeli politics.'

Finance Minister: 'We won't sit with Netanyahu - no matter what'

Finance Min.: Agreements with teachers union within two weeks

Finance Min. Liberman claims 'noticeable progress' in negotiations with teachers unions, says agreement possible within two weeks.

Finance Min.: Agreements with teachers union within two weeks

Liberman threatens to postpone government's dissolution

The finance minister claims his party will make passing the motion more difficult so long as the metro law is not approved.

Liberman threatens to postpone government's dissolution

Gas prices to top NIS 8 per liter

The rise in prices is attributed to a global uptick in oil costs, as well as the dollar's rise against the shekel.

Gas prices to top NIS 8 per liter

Finance Min.: 'We won't sit with Netanyahu or haredim - no matter what'

'Haredi leadership trying to control its public by keeping them poor, pitiful, and ignorant,' Finance Min. Liberman claims.

'We won't sit with Netanyahu or haredim - no matter what'

Schools closed nationwide for second consecutive day

Despite the nationwide union strike, kindergartens in certain cities including Givat Shmuel and Afula will open as usual.

Schools closed nationwide for second consecutive day

United Torah Judaism launches election campaign: 'They hurt us'

In first campaign video, UTJ warns of the "persecution" of religion by the government.

UTJ launches election campaign: 'They hurt us'player

Deri reveals: We had 61 votes without Orbach

One day after announcement of new elections, Shas chairman says "it is possible to form a new government next week".

'We had 61 votes without Orbach'

Bill to dissolve Knesset to be brought for a vote this week

PM Bennett continuing work as usual, including meetings with top defense officials.

Bill to dissolve Knesset to be brought for a vote this week

Finance Minister to teachers: I recommend you quit the strike

'Stop with the strikes, we'll start honest, serious, negotiations on Sunday,' Finance Min. Liberman promises teachers.

'I recommend you quit the strike'

Finance Minister: First adjust school vacations - then we'll talk salaries

Schools across Israel to begin at 10:00, as teachers continue daily two-hour strikes.

First adjust school vacations - then we'll talk salaries

Nasrallah threatens Israel over gas rig in Mediterranean

Liberman responds to Hezbollah leader: No one will dictate to us whether to extract gas from the economic waters of the State of Israel.

Nasrallah threatens Israel over gas rig in Mediterranean

Haredi MK: 'Most failed minister in Israel is taxing the weak'

'Cost of living is skyrocketing, families aren't managing to make it through the month,' MK Gafni says, slamming Finance Min. Liberman.

Haredi MK: 'Most failed minister in Israel is taxing the weak'

Liberman vows: I will not sit with Netanyahu, Ben Gvir and the Joint List

Finance Minister claims: The Joint List acts in the interest of the Palestinians, unlike Mansour Abbas.

'I will not sit with Netanyahu, Ben Gvir and the Joint List'

MK Yisrael Katz: Liberman harming the haredim like the greatest antisemites

Former Finance Minister blasts Minister Avigdor Liberman over his threats to cut haredi budgets.

'Liberman harming the haredim like the greatest antisemites'

Government mulling plan to curb fuel prices

Ministers of Finance and Energy seeking to change formula by which the gasoline prices are calculated.

Government mulling plan to curb fuel prices

With Shaked's support: Liberman's agreement with Ra'am

Finance Minister agrees to advance Ra'am's demand to appoint 35 imams, but the Arab party refused to support the Judea and Samaria law.

With Shaked's support: Liberman's agreement with Ra'am

Finance Minister: Yeshiva students eat sandwiches, talk politics

Studies in yeshiva are 'studies of idleness, not of holiness,' Finance Min. Liberman claims.

Yeshiva students eat sandwiches, talk politics

School vacations to be modeled after haredi schedule?

Finance Min. Liberman proposes new plan to cut summer vacation to just August, increase vacation during holiday season.

School vacations to be modeled after haredi schedule?

Economic considerations, or revenge against haredim?

'Where is the economic logic in 6,000 women leaving their jobs?' haredi MK Malkieli queries.

Economic considerations, or revenge against haredim?

Finance Minister weighs budget cuts to Negev university

Finance Min. Liberman weighing budget cuts to Ben Gurion University for allowing PLO flags at demonstration.

Finance Minister weighs budget cuts to Negev university

Liberman plans cuts to a quarter of haredi education budget

Finance Ministry to make increase in budget haredi institutions conditional on students passing exams on core subjects.

Liberman plans cuts to a quarter of haredi education budget

Finance Min.: 'Raise teachers' salaries, change vacation schedule'

Finance Min. Liberman proposes raising teachers' salaries - but insists school vacation schedules change as well.

'Raise teachers' salaries, change vacation schedule'

'Summer school' program to include preschools

'Summer school' program which initially included students in grades 1-3 will continue to include preschools, ministers say.

'Summer school' program to include preschools

Israel to buy dozens of advanced healthcare devices

The Ministers of Finance and Health have agreed to add dozens of advanced medical devices to Israel's public healthcare system.

Israel to buy dozens of advanced healthcare devices

Next year's budget to include paid paternity leave

Paternity leave will begin at least 15 weeks after birth, and continue at least two weeks - provided the mother returns to work.

Next year's budget to include paid paternity leave

Daycare subsidies to remain as-is for upcoming school year

Criteria for receiving daycare subsidies to remain unchanged for upcoming school year.

Daycare subsidies to remain as-is for upcoming school year

Finance Min.: 'We won't hold elections, Netanyahu will agree to plea bargain'

Finance Min. Liberman instructs employees: 'Continue at regular pace, no elections soon.'

'We won't hold elections, Netanyahu will agree to plea bargain'

The benefits of age: Free bus rides for individuals aged 75+

Starting this summer, elderly citizens aged 75 and up will be able to travel for free, while those 60+ will be charged just NIS 112.5/month.

The benefits of age: Free bus rides for individuals aged 75+

Liberman criticized for skipping cabinet meeting

Finance Minister attending the Jerusalem Post conference in London, does not attend political-security cabinet discussion on terror wave.

Liberman criticized for skipping cabinet meeting

Ministers quibble: 'Only option is to set up caravans for Ukrainian refugees'

At Finance Ministry meeting, ministers debate where to house new immigrants fleeing Ukraine-Russia war. 'No option other than caravans.'

'Only option is to set up caravans for Ukrainian refugees'

Liberman apologizes for inappropriate remark at cabinet meeting

Finance Minister apologizes after joking at cabinet meeting that mayors "want the Ukrainian women."

Liberman apologizes for inappropriate remark at cabinet meeting

Finance Minister praises Chabad rabbis: 'They're doing amazing work, truly G-d's army'

Finance Minister Liberman praises work of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Ukraine: 'Amazing work, truly G-d's army.'

Finance Minister praises Chabad rabbis: 'Truly G-d's army'

Finance Min. 'totally fine' with over 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in a month

Finance Min. Liberman says 'totally fine' with number of COVID-19 deaths, justifies: 'Every year 350-360 people will die in car accidents.'

Finance Min. 'totally fine' with over 1,000 deaths in a month

Minimum wage to rise 700 shekels - over 5 years

Meretz, Labor vote against proposal that sees minimum wage erode in real terms. "With a booming economy, there is no excuse."

Minimum wage to rise 700 shekels - over 5 years

Haredi MK: 'A young generation will grow up here knowing you are the enemy'

MK Yisrael Eichler attacks the new economic plan, saying that it is targeted against the haredi community.

'A young generation will grow up here knowing you are the enemy'

Rabbi compares Finance Minister Liberman to Haman, historical enemy of the Jews

Rabbi Bergman condemned cuts that will severely impact haredi families. "In every generation they rise up against us."

Rabbi compares Finance Minister Liberman to Haman