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Finance Minister Katz must quit, says Barkat

"Every day that Katz remains finance minister endangers the Israeli economy, the income of nearly a million people and the continued rule of the Right"


Katz announces draft of coronavirus economic plan ready for PM

OECD: Israel expected to have 8% average unemployment rate by end of 2020

Nir Barkat and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu present the Likud economic plan during a party even

How the ‘marathon runner’ Nir Barkat fell off track

How did Nir Barkat, Jerusalem’s promising former mayor, get sidelined by Netanyahu?

MK Nir Barkat

Nir Barkat: From finance minister in-waiting to reject – analysis

Sources close to Netanyahu gave mixed messages for why Barkat was rejected. One source said it was because Barkat did not pose a threat to Netanyahu. Another said it was because he did.

A group of Israelis was evacuated from Morocco after being stranded there for a month and a half.

10 Jews die of coronavirus in Morocco, 26 brought to Israel

The government worked secretly through diplomatic ties with the Moroccan government after an initial operation reportedly failed when the Moroccan government blocked it.

Economy Minister Eli Cohen speaks at the Maariv Business Conference Herzliya, February 26, 2020

Likud minister criticizes Barkat appointment

"It is not right to make appointments before an election," Economy Minister Eli Cohen told Maariv's Business Conference.


New Labor-Meretz campaign calls Barkat capitalist pig

Labor-Gesher-Meretz's ad says its leader Amir Peretz has a "socioeconomic heart" and contrast him with Barkat, who the ad calls "capitalist pig."

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and would-be finance minister Nir Barkat presented their vision fo

Netanyahu: Elections are choice between trade unionist and free economy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and would-be finance minister Nir Barkat presented their vision for the Israeli economy under continued Likud governance on Sunday.


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.


Netanyahu denies intention to appoint Nir Barkat as finance minister

Channel 12 reported that Barkat cut short a visit to the US on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America. He told Jewish leaders there that he needed to hurry back to Jerusalem.

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