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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

60% of Israelis don't believe government plan will reduce cost of living

64 percent of Israelis polled said they are cutting back on food purchases; half of those polled want government to cut VAT.

60% of Israelis don't believe govt will reduce cost of living

Haredi MK: 'No one learns in yeshiva for the stipend'

'Finance Min. Liberman's central ideology is 'without the haredim,' he doesn't even want to be photographed with us,' MK Uri Maklev says.

Haredi MK: 'No one learns in yeshiva for the stipend'

Avigdor Liberman visits former colleague in prison

Faina Kirschenbaum is serving a 10-year sentence for bribery, money-laundering, & tax-related offenses.

Avigdor Liberman visits former colleague in prison

Haredi MK: 'Liberman spat in the citizens' faces'

MK Michael Malkieli slams Finance Min. Liberman, says committee should be formed to investigate his motivations.

Haredi MK: 'Finance Min. spat in the people's faces'

Liberman rejects criticism of economic plan: Katz doesn't know what he's talking about

Finance Minister responds to criticism of economic plan meant to lower cost of living.

'Yisrael Katz doesn't know what he's talking about'

Moshe Gafni: Bennett makes a gesture like a child, is that not psychotic?

United Torah Judaism chairman blasts Liberman: He doesn't care about the economy. We're all suffering because of this man.

'Bennett makes a gesture like a child, is that not psychotic?'

Katz blasts Liberman: He behaved like the greatest antisemites in history

MK Yisrael Katz blasts Finance Minister: He's the pyromaniac who pours fuel on the fire and then cries that the house is burning.

'He behaved like the greatest antisemites in history'

Economy Minister defends new plan to lower costs amidst criticism

Economy Minister Barbivay defends plan for lowering taxes, lowering prices of consumer goods and electricity, amidst rising cost of living.

Economy Minister defends plan to lower costs amidst criticism

Plan to reduce cost of living will cut electricity price hike

PM Bennett, Finance Min. Liberman, expected to announce cut to electricity price hike, but leave gas price untouched.

Plan to reduce cost of living will cut electricity price hike

'Violence against haredim is a direct result of incitement by Liberman and his friends'

Haredi MK Eichler slams Finance Min. Liberman for blaming haredim for high cost of living, says incitement causes violence against haredim.

'Violence against haredim is a direct result of incitement'

Finance Minister blames high cost of living on haredi community

Finance Min. Liberman says high cost of living is caused by haredi men studying Torah instead of working.

Finance Minister blames high cost of living on haredi community

Liberman to present plan to stop price increases

Finance Minister expected to announce plan to curb the continuation of rising prices.

Liberman to present plan to stop price increases

Watch: Liberman verbally attacked at vegetable store

Customer at vegetable store blasts Finance Minister: "This infidel comes here to buy vegetables".

Liberman verbally attacked at vegetable storeplayer

Coalition worries price hikes may undermine government stability

Increasing public pushback against price hikes may cause instability as government fails to agree on plan to help.

Coalition worries price hikes may undermine government stability

Liberman: The economy is developing excellently

Finance Minister makes clear he will not agree to the extension of the green pass.

'The economy is developing excellently'

Bennett, ministers agree to add 45 ICU beds

PM, Ministers Hororitz and Liberman agree on measure to relieve burden on hospitals as Omicron wave rages.

Bennett, ministers agree to add 45 ICU beds