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"This is the strongest expression of confidence in Israel's economy," Finance Minister Kahlon said.
The meeting comes while the US is leading a summit in Bahrain that is focusing on the Palestinian economy and is part of the rollout of US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century."
During Monday’s cabinet meeting it was agreed that each minister will be able to decide on the cuts in his or her own office, not the Finance Ministry.
The Yerushalmim party has a much larger following among the Jerusalemites than one would have thought following its modest achievements at the 2013 elections.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The prime minister’s attack on the police was seen as an attempt to convince Kahlon that police recommendations do not matter.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Outside the meeting, thousands of soon-to-be laid-off Teva employees demonstrated with their families.
By MAX SCHINDLER
Some economists criticize the move as fiscally irresponsible.
Haredim, Meretz, Joint List not happy with Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“More than 8,000 Israelis die each year because of tobacco, but the government dillydallies on a life-and-death matter.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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