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Likud MK accuses Liberman of 'mass terror attack on Israelis'

Likud MK accuses Liberman of 'mass terror attack on Israelis'

Former Finance Minister Yisrael Katz excoriates his successor, comparing limits to business bailouts to terrorism.

Netanyahu: Yisrael Katz not fighting leftist elements

Netanyahu criticizes Yisrael Katz: He's failing to act against leftist elements in Likud

Opposition leader criticizes fellow Likud member for failing to act against "New Likudniks".

Former Minister: Biden does not answer Bennett's calls

Former Minister: Biden does not answer Bennett's calls

Former Finance Minister Yisrael Katz accuses Finance Minister Liberman of harming all of Israeli society, Bennett of failing on Iran.

Likud MK: Erdogan is an enemy, Mansour Abbas is his partner

Likud MK: Erdogan is an enemy, Mansour Abbas is his partner

MK Yisrael Katz blasts Turkish President and adds: He now has a partner in the government here - Mansour Abbas.

'Israel has become the most congested country in the world'

'Israel has become the most congested country in the world'

Likud member blames former Likud Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz for failure to deal with Israel's worsening traffic problem.

'Why did Bennett not mention that Jerusalem is our capital?'

MK Yisrael Katz: Why did Bennett not mention that Jerusalem is our capital?

Former Minister wonders why PM did not make clear during his UN speech that Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish people.

Senior Likud lawmaker doubles down on criticism of Netanyahu

Senior Likud lawmaker doubles down on criticism of Netanyahu

Former Finance Minister Yisrael Katz refuses to back down on criticism of Netanyahu, but says won't challenge him as Likud chief.

Senior Likud members oppose Netanyahu plan

Senior Likud members oppose Netanyahu plan

Netanyahu's push to move up Likud leadership primaries opposed within the party.

Gideon Sa'ar's wink - and the Finance Minister's response

MK Gideon Sa'ar's wink - and Finance Minister Yisrael Katz's response

Knesset cameras record New Hope chief winking in Finance Minister's direction during vote which ended in Likud's defeat.

'If Netanyahu does not succeed, I will lead the Likud'

Yisrael Katz: If Netanyahu does not succeed, I will lead the Likud

Finance Minister in closed conversation: If Netanyahu does not form the government, I am the one who should lead the Likud.

Yisrael Katz's political adviser: He should receive the mandate

Yisrael Katz's political adviser: He should receive the mandate

Adviser to Finance Minister suggests in WhatsApp group that the mandate to form a government should be transferred from Netanyahu to Katz.

'Gantz is preventing approval of subsidized medications'

Yisrael Katz: 'Benny Gantz is preventing approval of subsidized medications'

Finance Min. Katz slams DM Gantz for preventing updated list of medications from being approved. 'It's an embarrassment.'

'There's no propaganda here, we want to help the economy'

Yisrael Katz: 'There's no propaganda here, we want to help the economy'

'The economic aid plan is to help restart the economy, we can't wait for elections,' Finance Minister Katz says.

Netanyahu presents 'massive' COVID economic stimulus plan

Netanyahu and Yisrael Katz present 'massive' COVID economic stimulus plan

PM and Finance Minister unveil 'massive' nine-step economic stimulus plan, with bailouts for small businesses and aid to the unemployed.

'If Sa'ar was close to my status, he would not have left'

'If Gideon Sa'ar was close to my status in the Likud - he would not have resigned'

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz says the Likud members who left the party would have remained under the right political circumstances.

Gantz fails to reach budget agreement with Likud, elections nearplayer

Gantz fails to reach budget agreement with Likud, elections near

After a second consecutive day of meetings between DM Gantz and FM Yisrael Katz, and more disagreements, early elections appear inevitable.

15 open markets across country to gradually open

15 open markets across country to gradually open

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz: 'As part of experimental plan formulated - 15 markets throughout country will be opened gradually.'

NIS 2,000 grant to those unemployed for over 100 days this year

NIS 2,000 grant to those unemployed for over 100 days due to lockdown

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz takes credit for proposal designed to help low wage earners.

Shops open despite Health Ministry objections

Shops open despite Health Ministry objections

Finance Minister says he hopes to be able to open malls next week. 'No economy without health, and no health without a string economy.'

Edelstein vs Katz: You'll cause another lockdown

Edelstein vs Katz: You'll cause another lockdown

Health Minister says Finance Minister's call to open shops is reckless and irresponsible.

Netanyahu to ministers: Stop tweeting during cabinet meeting

Netanyahu rebukes ministers: Stop tweeting during cabinet meeting

PM Netanyahu angry after Finance Minister Katz tweets during Coronavirus Cabinet meeting.

Finance Minister: 'Health Ministry detached from the people'

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Health Ministry detached from the people'

Minister Katz sharply attacks Health Ministry, that opposes opening businesses, ahead of Corona cabinet discussions. 'What's this insanity?'

Fury in cabinet over reopening

Fury in cabinet over reopening

Health, Finance Ministries in uproar over whether to allow stores to reopen next week.

Blue & White fuss about budget is spin, says Finance Minister

Blue & White fuss about budget is spin, says Finance Minister

Regardless of what Blue & White say, plans for 2021 budget are proceeding according to outline.

Executive Pay Reduction Law draft published

Executive Pay Reduction Law draft published

Reduction to apply according to bill to President, PM, alternate PM, ministers, deputy ministers, judges, and more.

Finance Minister blasts Prime Minister, Health Ministry

Finance Minister blasts Prime Minister, Health Ministry

Minister Yisrael Katz says certain lockdown restrictions make no sense. 'I won't let millions slip into despair and hunger.'

Minister Katz: Sovereignty was frozen before UAE agreement

Minister Katz: Sovereignty was frozen before UAE agreement

Finance Minister says decision not to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria was made before deal with UAE, convenient for Arab nations.

'You do not threaten the Prime Minister'

Minister Katz: You do not threaten the Prime Minister

Finance Minister blasts Gantz: If you want to show responsibility, you have to separate the political debate from the budget.

'Blue and White has crossed a red line'

Yisrael Katz: Blue and White has crossed a red line

Finance Minister accuses Blue and White party of causing harm to Israeli public by canceling Sunday's Cabinet meeting.

Katz: Netanyahu was wrong about having two Prime Ministers

Finance Minister Katz: PM Binyamin Netanyahu was wrong about having two Prime Ministers

The Finance Minister said that coalition agreement with Blue and White was a mistake—'PM having difficult time running the country.'

Finance Minister promises to bring one-year budget for a vote

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz promises to bring one-year budget for a vote

Finance Min. Katz says he'll present one-year budget on Sunday, denies PM Netanyahu makes financial decisions without him.

NIS 300 per child from fifth child and onward

NIS 300 per child from fifth child and onward

Finance Minister and Finance Committee chairman agree on scope of financial aid package to be given to all Israeli citizens.

Professional training won't reduce unemployment benefits

Finance Min. decides: Professional training will no longer reduce unemployment benefits

Finance Min. Yisrael Katz cancels reduction in unemployment payments, eyes encouraging employers to retrain employees on unpaid leave.

Ministers decide: Significant addition to health system manpower

Ministers decide: Significant addition to health system manpower

Health and Finance Ministers agree on reinforcement of 2,000 nurses, 400 doctors, manpower, and additional procurement for health system.

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Grant program won't pass in present form'

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Grant program won't pass in present form'

Finance Chair says without grants according to number of children, he won't approve plan. Likud infighting: 'Something bad happening there.'

Top Likud officials clash in the Knesset

Top Likud officials clash in the Knesset

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz and Coalition chairman Miki Zohar trade insults in stormy Knesset committee meeting.

Minister Katz stops aid to anti-Israel groups

Minister Katz stops aid to anti-Israel bodies

Finance Minister orders halt to provision of funding to organizations assisting illegal infiltrators.

Finance Minister to provide money to infiltrators' organizations

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz to provide aid money to infiltrators' organizations

FM agrees with Welfare Minister on establishing aid fund for social organizations, including Leftist orgs supporting illegal infiltrators.

Details of Israel's emergency coronavirus economic plan

Full details of Israel's emergency coronavirus economic plan

The Cabinet approved the economic plan of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yisrael Katz – 'Safety Net 2020-2021'

Netanyahu: We opened up economy too earlyplayer

Netanyahu: We opened up economy too early, I take responsiblity

PM Netanyahu, Finance Minister Katz present plan to aid businesses hurt by coronavirus restrictions.