A look at what the under-pressure prime minister can do to avoid a fourth election in 19 months.
“The prime minister will not bring the budget for a vote tomorrow,” Finance Minister Israel Katz told 'The Jerusalem Post' on Saturday night.
Eight La Familia members were arrested for attacking a news crew and throwing rocks at cars near Jerusalem's Central Station.
Katz hinted during an interview with Reshet Bet that a budget would be “the third leg” needed to reach stability amid the coronavirus crisis.
Blue and White leader insists on two-year budget, bringing chances of new elections closer in face of Netanyahu’s demands for one year budget
The government can play politics with other issues, but security and health must come first.
Bill could heighten coalition tensions since Blue and White supports amendment of controversial nation state law to anchor concept of equality of all citizens in law.
Now Netanyahu, nicknamed “Mr. Security,” and Gantz, a former IDF chief of staff, face a challenge that is far more familiar to Israeli leaders than coronavirus:
Netanyahu warned that Israel will hold Hezbollah and Lebanon responsible for any attacks from Lebanon into Israel.
Two major developments have affected Israeli foreign policy over the past six months: The COVID-19 crisis and the declared annexation intentions.