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Price of plastic disposables to rise

Price of plastic disposables to rise

Environmental Protection Ministry, Finance Ministry, agree to tax import and manufacture of plastic disposables.Ido Ben Porat, 20/07/2021 10:20
Cuts to daycare subsidies won't go into effect in September

Cuts to daycare subsidies won't go into effect in September

Changes in eligibility criteria for daycare subsidies will be implemented in November to allow families more time to prepare for adjustment.Ido Ben Porat, 14/07/2021 16:50
Yamina proposes continuation of daycare subsidies for families of IDF vets

Yamina proposes continuation of daycare subsidies for families of IDF vets

Proposal by ruling Yamina party would allow IDF veterans to study Torah without losing daycare subsidies for their children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 12:56
Liberman: Shas, UTJ are the ones who hurt haredim

Liberman: Shas, UTJ are the ones who hurt haredim

Finance Minister says haredi parties want to keep their constituents dependent on government handouts to ensure their elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 15:56
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: 'No forgiveness' for Liberman

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: 'No forgiveness' for Liberman

'No forgiveness' for anyone who has a part in 'decrees' removing daycare subsidies from yeshiva families, leading haredi rabbi says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 13:21
Zionist Yeshivot unions decry cancellation of daycare subsidies

Zionist Yeshivot unions decry cancellation of daycare subsidies

A father studying to become a rabbi is no longer eligible, but a father studying for an academic degree of any kind is.Y Rabinovitz, 09/07/2021 10:22
Liberman: Haredi parties should read Maimonides

Liberman: Haredi parties should read Maimonides

Finance Minister responds to criticisms of decision to cut daycare subsidies for children of yeshiva students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 09:36
An Open Letter to Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman

An Open Letter to Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman

Kollel families who depend on childcare subsidies exemplify the ideals of commitment to discipline, frugality and Judaism's eternity. Op-ed.Avraham Shusteris, 09/07/2021 08:52
Was Bennett really surprised to learn of cuts to haredim?

Was Bennett really surprised to learn of cuts to haredim?

Or was Liberman's decision part of a scheme to persuade haredi parties to join the coalition?Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 11:12
MK Ahmad Tibi decries cuts to daycare subsidies for haredim

MK Ahmad Tibi decries cuts to daycare subsidies for haredim

'This decision weakens the weak even further, and should be reconsidered,' says Tibi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 10:42
Shas to petition Supreme Court against Liberman subsidy cuts

Shas to petition Supreme Court against Liberman subsidy cuts

Shas says decision to cut daycare subsidies for families of yeshiva students unlawfully discriminates against haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 20:07
Finance Minister to cut daycare subsidies for yeshiva families

Finance Minister to cut daycare subsidies for yeshiva families

New criteria deem families of married yeshiva students ineligible for daycare subsidy. 'System harms working parents, change was necessary.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 15:53
Liberman looks to impose sales tax on online purchases

Liberman looks to impose sales tax on online purchases

Finance Minister Avidgor Liberman considering ending VAT exemption for imported items purchased online.David Rosenberg, 29/06/2021 15:16
MK Uri Maklev: 'Avigdor Liberman has come with unparalleled cruelty'

MK Uri Maklev: 'Avigdor Liberman has come with unparalleled cruelty'

'Thousands of people who were fired from their jobs won't have what to feed their children with,' UTJ's MK Maklev warns.Michal Levi, 29/06/2021 13:51
Liberman on Draft Law: Closing the circle

Liberman on Draft Law: Closing the circle

Finance Minister at cabinet meeting calls for final passage of Draft Law which was torpedoed in earlier governments. 'Historic justice.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 12:43
'We will not abandon the Holocaust survivors'

'We will not abandon the Holocaust survivors'

Minister Avigdor Liberman and Minister Meirav Cohen discussed joint activities for Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 06:36
Liberman: Statement on dumping haredim 'was not the most successful'

Liberman: Statement on dumping haredim 'was not the most successful'

Finance Minister says his pre-election statement that he would send the haredi community “to a garbage dump” was misunderstood.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/06/2021 23:41
MK Avigdor Liberman: 'Gaining control of Balfour is like conquering the Bastille'

MK Avigdor Liberman: 'Gaining control of Balfour is like conquering the Bastille'

Finance Min. Liberman says he hopes haredi parties spend 'many years' in opposition, claims to want to 'live and let live.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 14:58
Liberman plans to end unemployment payments for under-45s

Liberman plans to end unemployment payments for under-45s

Incoming Finance Minister hopes to encourage young people to return to work in light of over 100,000 unfilled jobs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 23:00
Liberman: The coalition of change will be formed solely thanks to Netanyahu

Liberman: The coalition of change will be formed solely thanks to Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: If Netanyahu had stepped aside, the Likud would have formed a government within a week, without a rotation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 06:41
Jealousy, betrayal, civil war

Jealousy, betrayal, civil war

A look back at King Saul's dispute with David over the Israelite kingdom. Unfortunately so far, history is not repeating itself. Op-ed.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 02/05/2021 12:40
Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestlng

Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestlng

Sa'ar, Bennett and Liberman are politically like Netanyahu and LIkud, but are eroding Israel's ability to deal with its real problems.Op-ed.David Singer, 29/04/2021 10:00
Really, only two choices exist that make sense

Really, only two choices exist that make sense

Only two choices exist that make sense from the 4th round of Israeli elections, but that doesn't mean we will see one of them occur. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 29/04/2021 06:23
First agreement between Bennett-Lapid-Liberman

First agreement between Bennett-Lapid-Liberman

Under agreement, issues of religion and state to be determined in accordance with spirit of Tzohar rabbinical organizationArutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 20:54
MK Avigdor Liberman: 'We will beat the enemy - unambiguously'

MK Avigdor Liberman: 'We will beat the enemy - unambiguously'

Yisrael Beytenu chair warns: If Israel is forced to face danger, we will know how to beat the enemy, clearly and unambiguously.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 15:13
Liberman slams Ohana for allowing 'anarchy'

Liberman slams Ohana for allowing 'anarchy'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman accuses Public Security Minister of caring more about shielding PM from the law than protecting citizens' safety.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 10:34
Liberman: 'Bennett received a generous offer - he must not pass it up'

Liberman: 'Bennett received a generous offer - he must not pass it up'

MK Liberman urges Yamina chief MK Bennett not to miss opportunity to be first in rotation for PM: 'Netanyahu will try to eliminate him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2021 23:27
The bill that will prevent Liberman from running for Knesset

The bill that will prevent Liberman from running for Knesset

UTJ MK proposes expanding bill for disqualifying candidates to include incitement against haredim.Hezki Baruch, 07/04/2021 06:20
Liberman: End Netanyahu's time in office

Liberman: End Netanyahu's time in office

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: Netanyahu is responsible for the deep political crisis.Hezki Baruch, 06/04/2021 06:12
Likud: 'Bloc of change' will bring laws from Iran to the Knesset

Likud: 'Bloc of change' will bring laws from Iran to the Knesset

Likud blasts the left's intention to submit a bill that would prevent a person with criminal indictments from serving as Prime Minister.Hezki Baruch, 26/03/2021 05:05
MK Uri Maklev: 'Liberman is a racist and a tyrant'

MK Uri Maklev: 'Liberman is a racist and a tyrant'

'Avigdor Liberman is a racist, everyone should condemn him,' Dept. Transportation Min. Maklev says.Hezki Baruch, 23/03/2021 15:57
Former Yisrael Beytenu minister: Liberman is a liar, he moves votes to the left

Former Yisrael Beytenu minister: Liberman is a liar, he moves votes to the left

Former minister Sofa Landver: Liberman has done nothing for the Russian community. He is ready to sit with the Joint List.Ido Ben Porat, 22/03/2021 02:12
Avigdor Liberman: 'Throw the haredim into the garbage'

Avigdor Liberman: 'Throw the haredim into the garbage'

Haredi MKs from the United Torah Judaism party respond to MK Avigdor Liberman's promise to 'send the haredim to the garbage.'Ben Shaul, 14/03/2021 00:40
Meretz MK doesn't rule out Bennett or Liberman

Meretz MK doesn't rule out Bennett or Liberman

MK Tamar Zandberg: We won't be in a government of annexation but are prepared to make compromises.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 23:38
Liberman slams Bennett: Time for you to remove the mask

Liberman slams Bennett: Time for you to remove the mask

Yisrael Beytenu chairman demands Yamina chairman reveal his position on a number of issues Liberman supports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 20:49
Liberman: The defense budget must correspond to the level of threats

Liberman: The defense budget must correspond to the level of threats

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: Nothing is functioning in the defense establishment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2021 04:32
Liberman: Not just Bibi - we must remove haredim from power, too

Liberman: Not just Bibi - we must remove haredim from power, too

'We have a haredi state within a state,' says Yisrael Beytenu chief, demanding crackdown on COVID regulation violations in haredi sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 09:38
Liberman: Hundreds were infected after the second vaccine

Liberman: Hundreds were infected after the second vaccine

Yisrael Beytenu chairman claims Ministry of Health is hiding the fact that hundreds became infected after receiving the second vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 04:12
Liberman: 4,000 COVID deaths are Netanyahu's fault

Liberman: 4,000 COVID deaths are Netanyahu's fault

Yisrael Beytenu chairman criticizes PM, claims haredi MKs support Bnei Brak hasidim who attacked police officers.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 22/01/2021 22:35
Liberman: We have lost control, need to lockdown

Liberman: We have lost control, need to lockdown

Yisrael Beyteinu leader criticizes govt. handling of COVID crisis. 'Likud ministers are using different data.'103FM, 05/01/2021 18:23
Liberman: I will demand the Finance Ministry

Liberman: I will demand the Finance Ministry

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says his party will demand the Finance, Health and Internal Security Ministries in the next government.Hezki Baruch, 30/12/2020 05:05
MK Betzalel Smotrich calls out Avigdor Liberman on anti-haredi incitement

MK Betzalel Smotrich calls out Avigdor Liberman on anti-haredi incitement

Out of all budgets approved in last week, Liberman focused solely on budget for yeshivas, calling haredi MKs "thieves in the night."Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2020 15:37
MK Smotrich: Liberman has zero achievements to his credit

MK Smotrich: Liberman has zero achievements to his credit

As Liberman seeks to create center-right bloc, National Union head rules out joining forces with him.Hezki Baruch, 16/12/2020 11:55
Here's how Avigdor Liberman plans to take Netanyahu down

Here's how Avigdor Liberman plans to take Netanyahu down

Yisrael Beytenu head has approached Bennett, Sa'ar, & Lapid in an attempt to create center-right bloc to overthrow "Netanyahu regime."Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 07:42
Liberman: Netanyahu must be prevented from forming next government

Liberman: Netanyahu must be prevented from forming next government

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: Bennett will ultimately go with Netanyahu. Yamina is a coalition of Smotrich, Deri, Litzman and Netanyahu.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/12/2020 22:03
Liberman: 'Shas and United Torah Judaism work for the murderers'

Liberman: 'Shas and United Torah Judaism work for the murderers'

Yisrael Beyteinu head attacks haredi parties, 'calls on women's organizations to declare war on Shas and United Torah Judaism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2020 16:35
Yisrael Beyteinu seeks to change face of Chief Rabbinate

Yisrael Beyteinu seeks to change face of Chief Rabbinate

Avigdor Liberman's party to submit bill to add greater diversity to the body which elects the chief rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 20:09
Yisrael Beytenu to propose: Open businesses on Shabbat

Yisrael Beytenu to propose: Open businesses on Shabbat

Liberman argues that allowing businesses to operate on Shabbat will help the economy recover from the crisis caused by the pandemic.Hezki Baruch, 21/10/2020 06:08
Liberman encourages rebellion: 'I welcome businesses opening'

Liberman encourages rebellion: 'I welcome businesses opening'

Yisrael Beyteinu head: 'I congratulate small businesses that opened; we cannot accept reality that mikvahs are open and beaches closed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2020 16:27
Liberman: Haredim spit in face of the rest of the country

Liberman: Haredim spit in face of the rest of the country

Yisrael Beyteinu chairman slams mass funeral for Pittsburgh Rebbe. 'Netanyahu, haredi parties must move to opposition to beat coronavirus.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2020 15:49
'Netanyahu and Bennett are coordinated and will go together after the election'

'Netanyahu and Bennett are coordinated and will go together after the election'

MK Avigdor Liberman convinced that Bennett and Netanyahu will unite: Yamina is already behaving like it's part of the coalition.103FM, 30/09/2020 06:06
Liberman: Netanyahu using lockdown to stop protests

Liberman: Netanyahu using lockdown to stop protests

Yisrael Beyteinu chairman says decision to impose lockdown on High Holidays is opposed by Coronavirus Czar, purely political.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2020 18:54
'Liberman's statement is serious and populist'

'Liberman's statement is serious and populist'

Science and Technology Minister Izhar Shay blasts MK Liberman's call on the public to ignore government instructions.103FM, 08/09/2020 04:04
Avigdor Liberman calls government COVID-19 decisions 'illegal'

Avigdor Liberman calls government COVID-19 decisions 'illegal'

Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman calls for civil uprising against COVID-19 guidelines: 'Conduct oneself in accordance with common sense.'Mordechai Sones, 07/09/2020 16:13
Liberman: We are in the middle of an election campaign

Liberman: We are in the middle of an election campaign

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: Netanyahu wants a majority for the French Law and if he does not succeed, he will go for a plea deal.103FM, 13/08/2020 05:37
Liberman to Likud MK: 'You're a foreign transplant, you should be in Shas'

Liberman to Likud MK: 'You're a foreign transplant, you should be in Shas'

MK Liberman slams Likud's MK Karhi: 'You should be in Shas, you have no concept of Jabotinsky.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2020 17:31
Liberman: 'Likud and Blue and White are allergic to each other'

Liberman: 'Likud and Blue and White are allergic to each other'

MK Liberman promises Yisrael Beytenu won't support bill to delay budget deadline, says gov't 'has no chance' due to parties' 'allergies.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 21:47