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

Israel Approves Emergency Financial Aid For Fire Victims

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon approved on Saturday evening a stipend of 2,500 shekels ($650) per person for those who have fled the raging fires nationwide over the past five days and could not return to their homes either because they were destroyed or are currently uninhabitable.

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Israel Reportedly Preparing Plan to Boost Palestinian Economy

The Times of Israel reports: Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon has met several times with his Palestinian counterpart Shukri Bishara in recent weeks to hammer out a plan for boosting economic assistance to the Palestinians, according to a Sunday report. Kahlon

Matkot is the most popular game on Israel's beaches, with fierce, hard-hitting sessions played on the Tel Aviv waterfront and shores across the country. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

OECD: Israelis are Underpaid, Overworked but Happy, Healthy

TEL AVIV – Despite a huge gap between rich and poor, a dismal housing market, and low wages, Israel still ranks high in terms of overall life satisfaction, according to a report released Sunday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

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Oren Book Leads Fellow Party Member, US Ambassador to Deny Obama Damaged U.S-Israel Relations

Moshe Kahlon, the head of the populist Kulanu party in Israel, apologized to the Obama administration for the recent comments made by fellow party member Michael Oren (who formerly served as the Israeli Ambassador to the United States), who next week is releasing “Ally,” which in part is a scathing critique of the administration’s position on Israel.