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Knesset passes budget plan in first reading

Knesset passes budget plan in first reading

First spending plan in three and a half years moves forward in Knesset, with 59 voting for and 54 against.Hezki Baruch, 02/09/2021 22:41
Stormy Knesset session expected for first reading of budget

Stormy Knesset session expected for first reading of budget

'No new taxes'" Liberman insists, 'because the monies raised have a different purpose.' Also in the budget: drastic cuts to haredi sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 10:42
MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich, chair of the Religious Zionism party, demands to know source of 500 million promised to the Palestinian Authority by DM Gantz.Hezki Baruch, 31/08/2021 14:02
Report: Joint Arab List won't support budget bill

Report: Joint Arab List won't support budget bill

MK Ayman Odeh promises: 'Joint Arab List won't support the budget, and that's final.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 10:41
Yamina MK Amichai Chikli offers deal in exchange for budget support

Yamina MK Amichai Chikli offers deal in exchange for budget support

Yamina's MK Chikli offers to strike deal with coalition, in exchange for his support of the proposed state budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 09:36
Joint List chairman: Liberman offered the Arab sector a budget

Joint List chairman: Liberman offered the Arab sector a budget

MK Ayman Odeh believes the budget will be approved in the Knesset, but stresses his party opposes it.Dalit Halevi, 05/08/2021 04:46
Israel's government approves first budget in three years

Israel's government approves first budget in three years

Health Ministry to receive huge increase in spending in 2021-2022 budget, after government failed to pass spending plan for three years.David Rosenberg, 02/08/2021 08:54
United Arab List will support state budget

United Arab List will support state budget

UAL leader Mansour Abbas says his party intends to push the budget in accordance with the coalition agreements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2021 23:32
Immigration and Absorption Minister threatening to vote against budget

Immigration and Absorption Minister threatening to vote against budget

Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata livid over Treasury's refusal to include clause supporting Ethiopian Aliyah in annual budget.Hezki Baruch, 30/07/2021 02:04
Joint List prepared to support budget - for a price

Joint List prepared to support budget - for a price

Arab opposition party prefers current government to a Netanyahu-led coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 09:00
Radical, centrist Democrats bogged down on budget priorities

Radical, centrist Democrats bogged down on budget priorities

Tensions are bubbling as moderate and progressive House Democrats vie for their spending choices to be met first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 14:57
Budget for Judea and Samaria infrastructure won't be touched

Budget for Judea and Samaria infrastructure won't be touched

Following MK Michaeli's promise of limited budget for Judea, Samaria, infrastructure, right-wing parties secure continuation of status quo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2021 13:53
Cabinet gives Air Force multibillion dollar blank cheque

Cabinet gives Air Force multibillion dollar blank cheque

Over strong opposition from the Finance Ministry, the Security Ministry will be bringing the Air Force a wave of new armament and aircraft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 21:35
Gantz: We will approve 'rolling budget' for 2021

Gantz: We will approve 'rolling budget' for 2021

Blue and White chairman says party will support a rolling budget to ensure the government functions during election season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 20:47
Last ditch effort to prevent elections

Last ditch effort to prevent elections

Likud and Blue and White agree to postpone deadline for approving budget by two weeks.Hezki Baruch, 20/12/2020 23:27
Yamina MK: There's a crisis, yet there's no budget

Yamina MK: There's a crisis, yet there's no budget

MK Ofir Sofer speaks about budget crisis, calls on Blue and White to support establishment of a commission of inquiry.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2020 06:43
'The right thing to do would be to approve a budget'

'The right thing to do would be to approve a budget'

Blue and White MK Hila Shay Vazan says the focus should be on approving a budget.Hezki Baruch, 15/10/2020 06:31
Budget confrontation resumes

Budget confrontation resumes

Likud, Blue and White trade barbs over Blue and White party' demand to pass 2021 state budget quickly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2020 22:16
Government approves budget increase

Government approves budget increase

The funds will be allocated to special grants for the disabled population, educational programs and more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 06:40
Knesset approves bill to push off budget deadline

Knesset approves bill to push off budget deadline

Final vote delays the deadline to pass the state budget by 120 days right before the Knesset would have been dissolved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 22:20
Fourth round of elections averted at last minute

Fourth round of elections averted at last minute

PM Netanyahu announces Likud will vote in favor of bill to delay budget deadline by 120 days, ending fears of another snap election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 20:35
Haaretz journalist Chaim Levinson defends haredi schools

Haaretz journalist Chaim Levinson defends haredi schools

Haredim deserve money 'no more than others, and no less,' Haaretz's Chaim Levinson tweets.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 17/08/2020 22:35
Yoav Galant: 'We'll need to take off the gloves and hit balloon terrorists'

Yoav Galant: 'We'll need to take off the gloves and hit balloon terrorists'

'Every balloon bomb is a threat, we'll need to take off the gloves,' Education Min. Galant warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 11:45
Minister Katz: You do not threaten the Prime Minister

Minister Katz: You do not threaten the Prime Minister

Finance Minister blasts Gantz: If you want to show responsibility, you have to separate the political debate from the budget.Ben Ariel, 11/08/2020 06:46
Will Gantz be Prime Minister? 'It depends on him'

Will Gantz be Prime Minister? 'It depends on him'

Netanyahu: If Gantz stops serving as the head of a faction that is a government within a government, he will be Prime Minister.Ben Ariel, 11/08/2020 04:33
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
Will haredi UTJ party support initiative to delay budget deadline?

Will haredi UTJ party support initiative to delay budget deadline?

MK Meir Porush expresses frustration at PM Netanyahu, says he supports proposal to delay deadline. Will his party agree?Ben Shaul, 10/08/2020 15:02
Compromise achieved for coalition budget crisis

Compromise achieved for coalition budget crisis

Proposed solution accepted: Large parties will back Derech Eretz party's bill to delay deadline for passing budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 09:01
Ashkenazi: Gantz will remain Blue and White chairman

Ashkenazi: Gantz will remain Blue and White chairman

Foreign Minister calls on Likud to resolve budget crisis: "This crisis can be resolved in one minute."Elad Benari, 05/08/2020 05:42
Report: Netanyahu seeks NIS 400 million for haredi yeshivas

Report: Netanyahu seeks NIS 400 million for haredi yeshivas

Prime Minister Netanyahu reportedly seeks to convince haredi parties not to oppose new elections with new funding for yeshivas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 21:48
Likud minister: We will form an alternative government without Blue and White

Likud minister: We will form an alternative government without Blue and White

Minister Ofir Akunis: If Blue and White thwarts the passing of the budget, an alternative government will be formed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 06:00
Deri: We need to be flexible, the government must not be toppled

Deri: We need to be flexible, the government must not be toppled

Interior Minister calls for a compromise in crisis over the budget.Ben Ariel, 04/08/2020 04:42
Netanyahu: 'Immediate budget is the order of the day'

Netanyahu: 'Immediate budget is the order of the day'

Netanyahu explains at Likud faction meeting his opposition to biennial budget: 'Biennial budget means cuts. This isn't the time for cuts.'Mordechai Sones, 03/08/2020 17:09
Yesh Atid chair supports PM Netanyahu's stance: One-year budget is best

Yesh Atid chair supports PM Netanyahu's stance: One-year budget is best

MK Yair Lapid opposes DM Benny Gantz's insistence on 2-year budget. 'I don't think we can make a budget to the end of 2021.'103FM, 03/08/2020 12:19
Finance Minister Yisrael Katz promises to bring one-year budget for a vote

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz promises to bring one-year budget for a vote

Finance Min. Katz says he'll present one-year budget on Sunday, denies PM Netanyahu makes financial decisions without him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 12:56
The haredim's message to Gantz

The haredim's message to Gantz

Members of haredi parties reportedly urge Blue and White chairman to agree to one-year budget.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2020 05:13
Gantz: No enemy should test us

Gantz: No enemy should test us

Defense Minister says Syria and Lebanon bear responsibility for any attack from the in territory in light of security incident in north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 16:15
Netanyahu: Israel does not need new elections

Netanyahu: Israel does not need new elections

PM says budget must be passed now to ensure orderly opening of school year, economic aid for business owners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 15:36
Culture Minister: 'Two-year budget is the right thing to do'

Culture Minister: 'Two-year budget is the right thing to do'

Culture Min. Hili Tropper claims party doesn't want elections, but will continue to insist on two-year budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 13:59
Finance Minister Yisrael Katz to provide aid money to infiltrators' organizations

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz to provide aid money to infiltrators' organizations

FM agrees with Welfare Minister on establishing aid fund for social organizations, including Leftist orgs supporting illegal infiltrators.Mordechai Sones, 14/07/2020 21:01
Haim Bibas: 'Fund youth movements, or we'll shut down everything on September 1'

Haim Bibas: 'Fund youth movements, or we'll shut down everything on September 1'

Federation of Local Authorities chairman warns: 'If budget for youth movements isn't passed, we'll put a stop to everything.'Hezki Baruch, 13/07/2020 13:35
Haredi parties: 'We won't fight with Netanyahu over the budget'

Haredi parties: 'We won't fight with Netanyahu over the budget'

Shas, UTJ, prefer two-year budget but won't demand it at any price, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 10:04
Health and Welfare ministries to take budget cuts

Health and Welfare ministries to take budget cuts

Government expected to approve budget cuts across all ministries, to make room for additional ministries as per coalition agreements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2020 17:30
'Approve an emergency budget; municipalities are being harmed'

'Approve an emergency budget; municipalities are being harmed'

Urgent letter to Prime Minister by most Israeli mayors demand government approve emergency state budget.Mordechai Sones, 23/03/2020 21:00
Health Ministry budget cuts lead to reduction in subsidized dental treatments for children

Health Ministry budget cuts lead to reduction in subsidized dental treatments for children

Two of Israel's four health funds cut dental treatments for children after Health Ministry announces severe budget cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 14:46
'No budget without funding for haredi special ed'

'No budget without funding for haredi special ed'

MK Gafni demands Finance Committee members insist on budget for haredi special education students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 14:23
'I feel for those whose medications won't be covered'

'I feel for those whose medications won't be covered'

Orly Levi-Abekasis, senior Labor-Gesher candidate, slams budget cuts preventing government subsidies for additional medications.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 16:02
Trump, Democrats reach agreement on budget

Trump, Democrats reach agreement on budget

Under bipartisan agreement, federal spending will increase by billions of dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 03:02
Aryeh Deri grants extension to anti-haredi mayor Ron Kobi

Aryeh Deri grants extension to anti-haredi mayor Ron Kobi

To date, the budgets of the cities of Tiberias, Or Akiva, Rahat, Yarka and Isfiya have not been approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2019 22:30
Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

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, 03/06/2019 11:55
Dutch government makes fighting anti-Semitism national priority

Dutch government makes fighting anti-Semitism national priority

For the first time, Dutch government dedicates lump sum for fighting anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/06/2019 08:18
California governor adds $15 million for nonprofit security.

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, 01/05/2019 10:03
Rental car company fed up with Arab thieves

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, 21/09/2018 07:57
DM: Defense budget is an investment, not an expense

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, 20/09/2018 12:49
Parasitic disease outbreak in Samaria: Government must wake up

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, 04/07/2018 00:13
Some 100 PA Arabs to receive budgetary pension

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, 22/05/2018 16:40
'Abbas has once again revealed his true intentions'

'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, 28/03/2018 22:43