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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits next to foreign minister Israel Katz during a cabinet
'Safety Net' program approved in Knesset with 67 MKs in favor

The plan will offer state-aid to Israelis hurt by COVID-19's economical impact.

Netanyahu’s up-and-coming COVID-19 benefits plan: Will it save Israel?

As the Prime Minister vows to ‘get the wheels of economy moving again’ his critics warn that the brunt of his policy will be carried by generations to come

Israel Katz is going up the down escalator

After decades of steady climbing Finance Minister Israel Katz eyes the political peak from the brink of the economic abyss

Cabinet approves NIS 6 b. 'Check for All' program, NIS 500 m. for needy

In a win for Blue and White, Netanyahu’s ‘Check for All’ program was modified.

Knesset Coronavirus Committee Chair MK Yifat Shasha-Biton (Likud)
PM to fire chair of Knesset corona committee over pushback on gov't policy

Gantz: I am working to prevent the dismissal of Shasha Biton and I hope we avoid this step.

Coronavirus grant program up for gov't approval on Sunday

Meridor received backlash after he told Netanyahu his plan will “turn us into Venezuela.”

Foreign Minister Israel Katz attends a cabinet meeting, December 2019.
Israel Katz's daughter: 'He's not locking Israel down on my birthday'

Israel Katz and Benny Gantz opposed a full lockdown, with Gantz suggesting a weekday curfew or a weekend lockdown instead.

By LEON SVERDLOV
18/07/2020
Lapid looks to create national coronavirus centers, solve economic crisis

Yesh Atid leader’s plan includes steps to open the skies by September 1, reduce rnumber of ministers to 18.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits next to foreign minister Israel Katz during a cabinet
Netanyahu, Katz’s ‘safety net’ not what it seems

The 2020-2021 Safety Net offered aid of up to NIS 7,500, now it appears only one-third of those in need will get the full amount

Meretz respond to gov't's rescue plan: ‘So cheap it’s outrageous’

As Netanyahu’s plan to stabilize Israel’s economy in time of global pandemic is pushed forward, coalition and opposition members respond.

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