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Uber Files: Company wrote its own law, worked closely with Netanyahu

The revelations came from documents referred to as "The Uber Files" obtained by The Guardians and shared with the ICIJ.

10/07/2022

COVID in Israel: Politicians cancel events due to pandemic

"He is a dead horse in politics, whose time has passed," a critic of Israel Katz said, claiming the cancellation is due to Katz's lack of popularity.

19/09/2021
Mossad Director Yossi Cohen

Israel Katz aims to block Yossi Cohen from joining Likud

"Do you think if Yossi Cohen comes, they won't authorize him?" a Likud official said. "The party won't say no to a game-changer."

10/09/2021
FINANCE MINISTER Israel Katz speaks at a 2019 Chabad rally in Tel Aviv.

Israel Katz criticizes Netanyahu, Gantz, for failure to pass budget

The former finance minster’s comments essentially concede that the last government fell because Netanyahu was not willing to hand over power to Gantz by allowing the budget to pass.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits next to foreign minister Israel Katz during a cabinet

'Benjamin Netanyahu does not deserve credit for economic success'

"He doesn’t only take credit for my work. It has been that way for years," said former finance minister and senior Likud figure Israel Katz.

11/07/2021
New housing units for couples in Jerusalem.

Can the new government slow rising housing prices?

"The problem is a lack of supply in the housing market," said the co-founder of First Israel Mortgages. "The only way to bring down prices is to build more homes."

20/06/2021
Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman

What kind of Finance Minister will Avigdor Liberman be?

Liberman's approach would help push more people to rejoin the workforce but could spell disaster for thousands of breadwinners that are still legitimately struggling to find work.

13/06/2021

Likud rebellions against Netanyahu ignored

"With all due respect to all of Netanyahu's accomplishments, enough already!"

09/05/2021
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