Israel’s cabinet slashes state budget to cover deficit

At a special session on Monday, the Israeli government approved an across-the-board IS1.2 billion (app. $333 m) cutback over the objections of the transport, public security and health ministers. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said there was no other way to cover the subsidy for after-school care and compensation for the victims of huge fires ravaging their towns out of the soaring budget deficit.

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13 thoughts on “Israel’s cabinet slashes state budget to cover deficit

  • Jun 24, 2019 @ 18:23 at 18:23
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    Venezuela must still have some gold in banks under our control. Trump should sanction them more, gold gets confiscated and our budget is fixed. Bibi get it done!!

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  • Jun 24, 2019 @ 20:13 at 20:13
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    How much does Israeli taxpayer pay yearly for haredi political extortion?

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    • Jun 24, 2019 @ 20:43 at 20:43
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      Not everything is valued to currency.The only real currency is Fearing Hashem,learning Torah and fulfilling mitvahs biddikduk.

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      • Jun 24, 2019 @ 22:56 at 22:56
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        A mitzvah includes protecting family, providing food would fall into this mitzvah. Should one person’s dikduk take precedence over food for a family of lesser means and not aided by state subsidy, Jonathan?

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      • Jun 24, 2019 @ 22:59 at 22:59
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        I sent a reply but it id not appear. Neither “incitement” nor “language” violation. If it does not appear I’ll recompose and send again, Jonathan. Addresses priority between responsibility to education opposed to that of feeding one’s family.learning and

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        • Jun 24, 2019 @ 23:11 at 23:11
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          Hi David,I would be very happy to continue the discussion off the page.find me on facebook.

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          • Jun 25, 2019 @ 0:29 at 0:29
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            I left response that I do not use Facebook but am happy to continue the discussion. I blog at, disqus.com / home /channel / zion / with closed spaces. Tried to send the link before. might be a prohibition to include a direct link?

          • Jun 25, 2019 @ 0:31 at 0:31
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            preceded by https : //

    • Jun 25, 2019 @ 2:50 at 2:50
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      Too much. Why work. Go pray and have kids. Eventually Israel will turn to another Iran.

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      • Jun 25, 2019 @ 14:18 at 14:18
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        Possibly so. From egalitarian secular in just 7 decades.

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  • Jun 24, 2019 @ 20:45 at 20:45
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    Why not use the money that Bahrain brings to pay for terror extortion, and pay for victims of fires?

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  • Jun 26, 2019 @ 7:17 at 7:17
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    “Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said there was no other way to cover the subsidy for after-school care and compensation for the victims of huge fires ravaging their towns out of the soaring budget deficit.”
    Yes there is. Qatar is bringing money to Hamas. deduct soem of that each time they bring it and pay the local victims of the fires. Let Hamas pay for it.

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  • Jun 26, 2019 @ 12:52 at 12:52
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    Can someone call Trump and beg for some more money please…

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