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Lapid sets January deadline for egalitarian prayer at Kotel

Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid listed several reasons why implementing the plan was important to him, including improving relations with Diaspora Jews.

08/11/2021

Plan to offer unemployment benefits for self-employed workers approved

While salaried workers are entitled to unemployment benefits when they lose their livelihoods, self-employed workers are not currently eligible for such benefits.

08/11/2021

After 37 years, new package deal to improve Israeli work conditions

'For the first time in 37 years, we are today signing a package deal - which is great news for the Israeli economy,' said Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman.

03/11/2021

Labor deal set to increase minimum wage to NIS 6,000, allow work from home

The Finance Ministry and Histadrut labor union are close to a deal in which the minimum wage will be raised, workers will receive more vacation and will also be allowed to work one day from home.

02/11/2021
 The Finance Committee meets in the Knesset, June 2021

 Knesset Finance Committee approves budget; Knesset debates start Sunday

Israel's parliamentary finance committee on Thursday approved the 2021-22 state budget, the Knesset said, clearing a key hurdle and paving the way for a final vote in the full plenum.

28/10/2021
 MED STUDENTS demonstrate in Tel Aviv in support of doctors, interns and residents who resigned in p

Israeli hospitals: Hundreds of med students march in support of resident resignations

On Sunday, the medical students demonstrated in Tel Aviv while the hospitals are expected to face the week with fewer staff members as the resignations come into effect.

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Foreign Ministry workers union to fight Finance Ministry on budget

Union: ‘Foreign Ministry workers shouldn’t have to fight to educate their children.’

Liberman presents budget in Finance Knesset Committee, calls it 'most socialized ever'

Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman presented the national budget for 2021-2022 in the Knesset Finance Committee session on Monday and praised its social benefits.

Taxes on sugary drinks, disposable utensils set for easy approvals

Proposed taxes on sugary drinks and disposable utensils are likely to be approved into law soon, following the Finance Ministry signaling that they will be removed from the Economic Arrangements Law.

12/09/2021
Avigdor Lieberman, former Israeli Defence Minister and head of Yisrael Beytenu party

Israel's grand vizier and former kingmaker: Avigdor Liberman

No. 18 on The Jerusalem Post's Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021: Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman.

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