Ze’ev Elkin

Israel to fund NIS 4 million for restoration of burned Tel Gezer site

Large areas of Tel Gezer were burned by fire which spread from agricultural areas of the nearby moshav Beit Uziel earlier in July.

Lapid, Elkin unveil NIS 1.4 billion Arad development plan

The agreement will see some 5,000 new housing units and commercial and industrial centers built in the city.

Israel to boost building starts in bid to rein in soaring housing costs

The proposal, parts of which require parliament approval, also includes other measures, such as cutting red tape and building more housing units for rentals.

By REUTERS
12/06/2022

Sa'ar considering new gov't with Likud - report

The justice minister reportedly held talks with a Likud representative about the option of forming a new government without dissolving the Knesset.

Purim Shpiel: To maintain Russia's favor, Israel sends Putin a nice fruit basket

The following is a satirical article from The Jerusalem Post's annual parodic Purim page, The Jerusalem Roast. Enjoy!

By JACKFRUIT BANANASSEY
16/03/2022

Grapevine: Homecoming

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Naftali Bennett’s life-saving Shabbat mission to Moscow - analysis

Bennett's decision to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin despite normally observing Shabbat shows the urgency and importance with which he views his mission.

COVID-19 in Israel: 39,015 new cases, Finance Min. Liberman among them

Some 519,066 Israelis have received the fourth COVID-19 vaccine to date, the Health Ministry reported on Saturday evening.

Six kilometers of Jerusalem's Old City alleys announced wheelchair accessible

After a decade of work, some six kilometers of the Old City's winding alleys are now accessible for wheelchairs, baby carriages and people who are blind.

Forced evacuations from public housing to be suspended - Elkin

Construction and Housing Minister Ze'ev Elkin announced on Monday a new committee will determine criteria for forced evictions of squatters, which will be halted in the meantime.

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