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the government will approve Sunday a State Commission of Inquiry  into the Submarine Affair
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett gave the green light for the establishment of the State Commission of Inquiry into the Submarine Affair, and the vote on this will be submitted to the government for approval at its next meeting on Sunday. The decision was made after discussions between Prime Minister and Defense Minister Bnei Gantz, Justice Minister Gideon Saar and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid. Gantz, who more than any other government minister promoted the establishment of the committee, welcomed the agreements: "This is a national need, and I thank the prime minister, the foreign minister,...

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Jan 14, 2022

unemployment rate fell by almost 15% in just two month to to 6.5% in November
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The broad unemployment rate fell by almost 15% in just two months, from 7% in October, to 6.5% in November and only 6% in December. The rate and the number of basic unemployed had already reached their level on the eve of the Corona, when there were 165,000 unemployed in the economy, while in the second half of December their number was only 165.1 thousand and the unemployment rate was 3.9%. This is despite the fact that the employment rate has been rising since there were no more closures in the economy, since February 7, 2021

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Jan 17, 2022

The government has established a state commission of inquiry into the submarines affair
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

More than five years after suspicions of corruption in the purchase of submarines from Germany were first revealed, the government will approve on Sunday at its weekly meeting the establishment of a state commission of inquiry into the affair. The committee, chaired by a judge, will be empowered to investigate the decision-making processes of the political echelon in relation to procurement processes and vessel transactions, as well as the involvement of former security officers and senior officials as intermediaries in large security transactions. The proposal, promoted by Defense...

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Jan 23, 2022

Approved: an increase of 33% in the amount paid for an isolation day to NIS 570
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The Knesset's Labor and Welfare Committee approved the understandings reached by the Minister of Finance, Avigdor Lieberman, and the chairman of the Labor and Welfare Committee, MK Efrat Reitan, who agreed to participate in financing the expenses of the self-employed during the days of isolation. This is an addition to the layout of the isolation days for the self-employed by increasing the daily rate given for an isolation day to NIS 570, an increase of 33% to the original amount of NIS 430, which was based on the tariff set in the Wall Guard operation. The announcement was made to the...

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Jan 24, 2022

fuel prices rose by 34 cents at midnight - The sharpest monthly increase in seven years
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The Ministry of Energy announced that fuel prices rose by 34 cents at night between Monday and Tuesday - the sharpest monthly increase in seven years. Thus, the maximum price per liter of 95-octane gas-free gasoline at a self-service station, including VAT, will not exceed NIS 6.71 per liter. An increase of 29 cents "only". This is bad news not only for car owners, but also for other citizens who are likely to be hurt by rising prices of ancillary products and even for the government, as rising inflation could cost billions to the state coffers. In addition, it is also difficult for the...

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Jan 31, 2022

Transportation minister Merav Michaeli: Bus stops at 10 Bedouin localities in the Negev
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The Minister of Transportation, Merav Michaeli, ordered the addition of bus stops at the entrances to ten Bedouin localities in the Negev, some of which are illegally recognized. Notice of the addition of the stations was sent to the Coalition Labor Party's partner, the RAAM Party. Two bus stops have recently been set up at the entrance to the new Bedouin settlement, Abda, located on Road 40 north of Mitzpe Ramon. The settlement has recently received official recognition from the state, as part of the coalition agreement with RAAM. The other stations will be built mostly, at the entrance...

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Feb 18, 2022

fuel prices  jumped at midnight March first to NIS 7.05 per liter = 0.34 NIS increase
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

At midnight between Monday and Tuesday, fuel prices will be NIS 7.05 per liter of unleaded gasoline, an increase of 34 ag from the previous month, and an increase of more weight compared to March 2021, when the price was NIS 5.99 per liter. The supplement for full service will be 21 agorot per liter (including VAT), unchanged from the previous month. The highest fuel price was recorded in September 2012, when it was NIS 8.25 per liter. In November 2014, the price of fuel was NIS 7.05 per liter, and has been low ever since. More - to this day. Against the background of the increase: the...

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Feb 28, 2022

First Israeli died in the war in Ukraine: Roman Brodsky trying to flee Kiev - Israelis are evacuated
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Thousands of Israelis are trying to escape from Ukraine, which is fighting heroically in Russia. Last night he was accidentally shot by an Israeli while making his way from Kiev in a convoy heading for Moldova in an attempt to leave the country fighting the Russians. Roman Brodsky was killed and an effort is now being made to fly his body to Israel. He worked in Kiev for about two years and lived there. His father, Yafim Brodsky, said that in recent days Roman had reported to him about the escalation. "All the time we are only getting worse and worse. At night they sleep in the underground...

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Feb 28, 2022

The Israeli General Security Service reached agreements with UAE that enables flights
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The General Security Service announced on Friday that it had reached agreements with the security authorities in the United Arab Emirates that would allow Israeli companies to continue flying to Dubai. Last month, there was concern that the activity of Israeli airlines on the Israel-Dubai route would be stopped next week, due to a security dispute between the security authorities in Dubai and the Israeli aviation security system.

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Mar 4, 2022

farmers revenues and not marketing chains are the reason we pay much more for fruits and vegetables
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The government committee that examined the brokerage gaps concluded that the reason the Israeli consumer pays much more for fruits and vegetables is the fault of the farmers and not the marketing chains. As of 2020, the total consumption market for fruits and vegetables in Israel was NIS 29.1 billion per year. Of this amount, the volume of consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables was about NIS 24.7 billion. According to the results of the joint government committee for the director general of the Ministry of Economy and Industry, Dr. Ron Malka, the director general of the Ministry of...

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Mar 14, 2022

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