Dozens of 230 municipalities, administrators and 760 teachers are protesting against the decision to transfer the responsibility for external programs at the Ministry of Education to the chairman of the extreme right wing party "Noam", Deputy Minister Avi Maoz. Prime Minister Netanyahu made it clear: "I will supervise the unit's activities." Administrators make it clear that they will not let "dark positions influence the agenda", the civics teachers make it clear that they will not cooperate "with curricula that contradict humanistic values" - and the prime minister-designate is trying to...
Dec 3, 2022
The total expenditure on salaries in the police and the Security Service increased over the years, from 2018 - in the police by 11.5% and in the Security Service by 13.1%. The increase was due to both an increase in the number of servants and an increase in their wages. The report shows the following picture of salaries in the security systems: In 2021, a colonel earned a gross monthly salary of NIS 70,178, a lieutenant colonel NIS 55,890, a lieutenant colonel NIS 40,601, a lieutenant colonel NIS 32,398, a major NIS 23,459, a captain NIS 14,949, a lieutenant NIS 10,674, and a second...
Dec 14, 2022
The slowdown in the economy has also reached the number of vacancies which continues to decrease and with it, the demand for high-tech people also drops. The number of vacancies decreased from 144,700 in October to 141,200 in November (seasonally adjusted data). This is a decrease of nearly 10,000 jobs from the record of 151,400 last April. Particularly affected was the demand for software engineers (programmers), which fell by 45% from last March
Dec 20, 2022
In the Histadrut, they started protest measures throughout the country and at the same time called on the next government to act unequivocally on the cost of living. Liat Ron and Aryeh Malinyak spoke with the chairman of the Histadrut, Arnon Bar David, who shared why they acted this way, and how they will act in the future in order to affect the pockets of all of us
Dec 20, 2022
The Plenum of the Electricity Authority decided on Wednesday to increase the price of electricity by another 8.2% starting in another week and a half. This means that the average electricity bill of a household will rise from next month by about 80 shekels for two months - and about 480 shekels a year. The discussion was held due to a series of appeals submitted by organizations and bodies in the economy regarding the Authority's decision from a few weeks ago to increase the price of electricity in Israel by another 8.2%, but this time the Authority rejected all appeals and left the price...
Dec 21, 2022
Exports of gas to Egypt continue to rise and boost the profits of New-Med Energy (formerly Delek Drilling), Yitzhak Tshuva's gas company that owns about 45% of the Leviathan reservoir. The partnership also reported record profits in the third quarter of the year thanks to record production of gas from the reservoir, and the increase in natural gas prices over the past year following the war waged by Russia in Ukraine
Dec 25, 2022
After one year, six months and 16 days, Binyamin Netanyahu will return to the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem today (Thursday). The final number of ministers in Netanyahu's sixth government, the most right-wing government in Israel's history, and it is still unclear how fascist it will be. It can be said with certainty that the world and Israel fear the expected damage to Israeli democracy. In some ministries - such as security, education and welfare - there will be two ministers. There will also be rotation in welfare, as well as in finance - and possibly also in other ministries...
Dec 29, 2022
The Israel Post is joining the wave of price increases and raising the prices of some services within Israel and Israel abroad: packages within Israel and from Israel abroad, stamps, registered mail and Post 24. Regarding the packages, it was stated that "there is no effect on the costs of shipments that arrive in Israel from shopping sites from abroad - This is about an increase in letter and shipping rates in Israel and Israel abroad." At the same time, the increase in the price of parcel delivery within Israel may increase the price of deliveries within the country of Israeli online...
Jan 2, 2023
The privatization of the Haifa port has finally been completed, which will enrich the state coffers by a little less than NIS 3 billion, and approximately NIS 1 billion to the Haifa Port Company, when the "Adani Gadot" group transferred the payment. Thus came to an end a long and complex process of privatizing the port of Haifa, the first port in the State of Israel. The group, which consists of the company Gadot Mesofim for Chemicals (1985) Ltd. and the Indian company Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd., owned by the third richest man in the world, Gautam Adani, successfully...
Jan 10, 2023
The Knesset committee approved the recommendation of the public committee for determining the salary for Knesset members, according to which the salary of Knesset members should be increased by 5.1%, instead of the automatic update of 12.5% in accordance with the increase in the average salary in the economy
Jan 17, 2023