Israeli Government Budget

An empty Knesset Plenum
Government to change Basic Law to fund coronavirus fight

The change in the Basic Law is made necessary by the fact that since there has not been a government for a year, the state has not had an approved budget since January 1.

An IDF tank rolls along the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip on November 13 2018
Israel spent some NIS 40 million on expenses to deal with Gaza riots

Thousands of Gazans protest along the security fence on a weekly basis, taking part in "Great March of Return" demonstrations, which began on March 30th.

The Bursa team
Moody's gives Israel a 'positive' economic outlook

Moody's estimates that its rating will rise in the next 12-18 months if the improvement in debt levels and fiscal performance continues, despite upcoming elections.

By AMIRAM BARKAT/ GLOBES
23/07/2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sitting with cabinet at government meeting on July 23, 2018
Government invests 28 million to improve migrant majority neighborhoods

"The south Tel Aviv neighborhoods will become a national priority," Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Gallant said.

Netanyahu corruption drama casts a shadow of uncertainty on a busy Knesset

If – and it’s a big if – there’s an election soon, the coalition will want to have at least some recent accomplishments to bring to the voters, or at least to show they really tried.

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon.
Weekend fighting in Syria seen tipping balance on defense budget

Liberman's demand for increase arises from the introduction of "equilibrium breaking" weaponry into the region in the past two years.

By YUVAL AZULAI , TAL SCHNEIDER/GLOBES
14/02/2018
A general view shows the plenum during the swearing-in ceremony of the 20th Knesset, the new Israeli
Amid indictment debacle, Knesset passes 2019 budget in first reading

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said that passing the budget in its first reading is "already strengthening the Israeli economy."

Kahlon Barkat
Jerusalem mayor to PM: Finance Ministry keeping funds from municipality

Treasury denies claims, says special grants to capital at all-time high.

30/12/2017
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