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Government rolls out unprecedented NIS 80b. financial aid package

The Israeli Employment Service said that a total of 20,413 new applicants registered for unemployment benefits on Sunday night and Monday, bringing the total number of claimants to over 962,500.

31/03/2020
Coronavirus quarantine ward at Sheba Hospital in Ramat Gan

Kahlon: Israel coordinating with PA to contain coronavirus outbreak

'We are in contact with [the Palestinian Authority] because the virus has no borders, and doesn't know to distinguish between ethnic groups, religions or nations.'

01/03/2020

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon signs order removing duties on imported butter

Domestic butter has been a rare sight on Israeli supermarket shelves since early 2019, with local producers protesting reduced profits due to government-set prices and high duties on imported goods.

27/02/2020
Foreman wearing a face mask works as a cargo ship docks at a container terminal of Qingdao port

Israeli businesses request government aid to counter coronavirus impact

"As the time required to eradicate the virus grows longer, the economic impact grows exponentially."

20/02/2020

MK Nir Barkat: Israel can be top-ten economy within a decade

Former Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat is reportedly set to be appointed finance minister.

12/02/2020
MORE BUTTER?

Israel is experiencing a butter shortage that won’t end anytime soon

Since early 2019, butter has become such a scarce commodity that Israelis have taken to sharing rare sightings of it on social media.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
09/01/2020

Decade of change and hope for Holocaust survivors

During the past decade some very welcome changes have occurred, attributable to the new spirit which Yair Lapid infused into the Finance Ministry.

By AVIVA SILBERMAN
29/12/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cabinet meeting, December 2019.

Netanyahu: The deficit is not so big, nor is it surprising

During a live interview at Channel 13 Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu said he gains massive support by the public.

A Isreal Shekel note and a U.S. Dollar note are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo

COGAT stops Palestinians from exchanging shekels for foreign currency

The move was made in response to the decision by the Palestinian Authority to stop buying calves from Israel and to begin importing calves from other countries.

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