Tag archive for ‘Moshe Kahlon’
Amnon Abramovich On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Almost 40 Years of Right-Wing Likud Rule: What Else Has to Happen?

The political upheaval of 1977 took place 40 years ago this week: The right-wing Likud party beat the Ma’arach (the Left-wing Labor Party in its previous configuration). It had been in power since the State of More...

Moran Azulay On Friday, May 27th, 2016

Kulanu Minister Resigns Because of Lieberman

Minister of Environmental Protection Avi Gabay (Kulanu) announced on Friday that he was resigning from the government in protest to Avigdor Lieberman’s joining it. He reportedly admitted that the appointment More...

JNS On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

$108 Billion State Budget, Largest in Israeli History, Passes First Knesset Reading

  Israel’s 2015-16 state budget bill passed its first Knesset reading Wednesday, following a marathon session that ended with 57 MKs voting in favor and 53 MKs voting against it. At 424.8 billion shekels More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Minister of Finance: Gas Roadmap Cannot Be Approved

  In a surprising announcement Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon has told in an interview to Channel 2, “The natural gas roadmap cannot be passed, it will be changed. Every monopoly has to be broken More...

News Brief On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Government Passes 2015-2016 Budget

The government approved the 2015-2016 budget early Thursday morning after a long day of negotiations between treasury officials and reluctant ministers. Twenty ministers voted for the implementation, while Defense More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Gov’t Votes to Bypass Antitrust Commissioner on Gas

    At its weekly session this morning, the government decided that it would invoke the clause in the Restrictive Trade Practices Law allowing it to circumvent the opposition of the Antitrust Commissioner’s More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Former Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren in Hot Water Over Anti-Obama Remarks

– – The former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, has caused a diplomatic row between the two countries over his highly critical comments about President Barack Obama. Oren accused Obama More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Delek-Noble Energy Gas Cartel’s Flat Rejection of the State’s Demand for a Price Ceiling

  Internal friction in the government and Antitrust commissioner David Gilo’s resignation have strengthened the natural gas companies’ powerversus the government, as evidenced by the Delek-Noble Energy More...

Stella Korin-Lieber On Friday, May 1st, 2015

ISRAEL: Financial System Reforms Take One Step Forward

  The five main matters that the new government will tackle in its first year were decided by agreement in a discussion on banking reform today. The participants in the discussion were Prime Minister Benjamin More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Cats in a Sack

IT IS a rather disgusting spectacle. The Israeli Right has won a crushing election victory. (On closer examination, the victory was not quite so crushing. Indeed, there was no victory at all. The crushing victory More...

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