Tag: Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the opening session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Netanyahu told parliament Monday that “the French build in Paris, the English build in London and the Israelis build in Jerusalem.” The government is currently advancing construction plans to …

Netanyahu’s Coalition Crisis Ends with Passing of 2019 Budget

The Knesset passed the state’s budget for 2019 in the early hours of Thursday, closing out the parliament’s winter term just over a day after the coalition managed to solve a crisis that nearly saw the government fall and new elections called.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a trilateral meeting in Jerusalem to discuss eastern Mediterranean oil and gas with the Greek prime minister and the Cypriot president on December 8, 2016. / AFP / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Moody’s Praises Netanyahu’s Economic Policies

A new report by international credit ratings agency Moody’s praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon for the economic policies they have been leading in the Jewish state.

A money exchanger holds a handful of Israeli shekels in the market place on June 12, 2015, Gaza City, Gaza.

NGO: No Protection for Israeli Banks with PA Ties in Terrorism Lawsuits

The Jerusalem Post reports: Shurat Hadin, an Israeli NGO that focuses on litigating terrorism cases, wrote a letter to Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon last Tuesday arguing that any Israeli banks that cooperate with the Palestinian Authority or its banks should not be protected against anti-terrorism lawsuits.