Without a deal, the coalition government falls on Monday night

The regular Israeli cabinet session was called off this Sunday for a last-ditch effort to bridge the rift between the two ruling parties Likud and Kahol Lavan. Failure to present a state budget by Monday night would automatically bring the government down and generate a new election. On the Knesset table is a bill for postponing this deadline by 100 days. It has passed its first reading with Likud support and awaits Kahol Lavan’s decision to back it it.


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