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Israel to distribute 25-30 million free antigen tests

Health Minister Horowitz urges: 'Use the tests, safeguard those at risk - it's the social responsibility of each and every one of us.'

Israel to distribute 25-30 million free antigen tests

Liberman: The Netanyahu plea bargain is the big bang of Israeli politics

Finance Minister: The election of Netanyahu's successor will take several months, no need to get excited.

'The Netanyahu deal is the big bang of Israeli politics'

Liberman tests positive for COVID-19

MKs Alex Kushnir, Moshe Tur-Paz and David Amsalem also added to list of Knesset members who have contracted the virus.

Liberman tests positive for COVID-19

Supreme Court: Daycare subsidies won't be cut until next year

Decision to end daycare subsidies for yeshiva families will not take effect until next school year, Supreme Court rules.

Supreme Court: Daycare subsidies won't be cut until next year

Finance Ministry: 'We won't abandon any citizen in Israel'

'We finished the year 2021 with growth,' says Minister in the Finance Ministry Hamad Amar.

Finance Ministry: 'We won't abandon any citizen in Israel'

Finance Min.: Media causes the public to fear

Finance Min. Liberman claims, 'I'll base decisions only on financial considerations - not populist or electoral considerations.'

Finance Min.: Media causes the public to fear

Knesset approves tax hike for sugary drinks

Haredi MK Maklev accuses Finance Min. Liberman: 'You don't want health - you want us to drink sweet drinks and give you the money.'

Knesset approves tax hike for sugary drinks

Israel abolishes tariffs on butter

Finance Minister, in coordination with Agriculture Minister, signs order permanently abolishing tariffs on butter products.

Israel abolishes tariffs on butter

Liberman warns Chief Rabbi of consequences for "blackmail"

Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman says Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau could be removed from office over conversion letter.

Liberman warns Chief Rabbi of consequences for "blackmail"

Liberman—Clumsy clutz or Cosa Nostra capo?

There are only two possibilities regarding Min. Liberman's involvement in the "Yisrael Beyteinu affair"-neither bodes well for Israel.Op-ed.

Liberman—Clumsy clutz or Cosa Nostra capo?

Finance Minister: 'No place to limit number of people'

'No place to limit gatherings, it takes us straight to the world of compensation,' Finance Min. Liberman says.

Finance Minister: 'No place to limit number of people'

A solution for daycare subsidies for kollel families?

New proposal would restore subsidy to full-time Torah students under 28, but Finance Minister insists: No subsidies for haredim.

A solution for daycare subsidies for kollel families?

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.

Former Minister: Biden does not answer Bennett's calls

Finance Minister: 'Attack in Jerusalem is cruel terrorist act and intolerable'

PM Bennett and several ministers extend backing, praise, to Border Police officers who eliminated terrorist near Jerusalem's Old City.

'Attack in Jerusalem is cruel terrorist act and intolerable'

Bennett, Liberman agree: National service wages to rise by 50%

PM: National service employees do holy work. Just as we raised soldiers' salaries, we are raising their salaries.

Bennett, Liberman agree: National service wages to rise by 50%

Who did the Finance Ministry consult with before taxing disposables?

'What we're hearing here is simply insane,' Shas MK Azoulay says at Finance Committee meeting.

Who did the Finance Ministry consult before taxing disposables?

Defense Minister Gantz, Finance Minister agree to raise soldiers' wages by 50 percent

Pay for combat soldiers during operations to rise to NIS 3,048 per month, ground crews to NIS 1,793.

Gantz, Liberman agree to raise soldiers' wages by 50 percent

Finance Minister Liberman signs order taxing electronic cigarettes

Price of electronic cigarettes, refill fluid, to rise as limits placed on personal imports.

Finance Minister signs order taxing electronic cigarettes

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Finance Minister in TV interview: I have no doubt the Bennett-Lapid rotation will be implemented.

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Law amended: Lapid, Liberman won't need to attend Coronavirus Cabinet

Law changed to reduce the Coronavirus Cabinet so that Yair Lapid and Avigdor Liberman will not need to attend its meetings.

Lapid, Liberman won't need to attend Coronavirus Cabinet

Government to reinstate daycare subsidies for some yeshiva students

'The State admitted, essentially, that there were real flaws in the Finance Minister's original decision,' attorneys say.

Gov't to reinstate daycare subsidies for some yeshiva students

PM Bennett: The government will serve its full term

PM Bennett holds press conference with Foreign Min. Lapid, Finance Min. Liberman. 'We must concentrate on what unites us.'

PM Bennett: The government will serve its full term

Liberman: Likud MKs told me 'we were idiots for listening to Netanyahu'

Finance Minister confident the government will fulfill its term, takes shot at Netanyahu: No wonder he erred 6 times during budget vote.

Liberman: Likud MKs said they regretted listening to Netanyahu

Finance Minister announces: Minimum wage to rise to 6,000

Minimum wage to rise gradually from 5,300 NIS to 6,000 NIS, overtime hours to be calculated by month instead of by day.

Finance Minister announces: Minimum wage to rise to 6,000

Liberman on Ra'am-Hamas connection: 'Fake news'

Finance Minister says Aid 48 organization which senior Ra'am officials lead not connected to Hamas.

Liberman on Ra'am-Hamas connection: 'Fake news'

Liberman: A confrontation with Iran is only a matter of time

Finance Minister says "no diplomatic move or agreement will stop the Iranian nuclear program."

Liberman: A confrontation with Iran is only a matter of time

Women's forum protests end to daycare subsidies for Torah scholars

"Politicians weren't elected to occupy government seats; they were elected to represent the values they claim to espouse."

Women's forum protests end to daycare subsidy for Torah scholars

MK seeking solutions to avoid changes to daycare subsidy policy

Religious Zionism MK meets wives of men who learn Torah, proposes a compromise to allow some families to keep daycare subsidy.

MK seeking solutions to avoid changes to daycare subsidy policy

Eli Avidar won't be on Yisrael Beytenu list

Minister without portfolio who refused position in Finance Ministry to be booted from party.

Eli Avidar won't be on Yisrael Beytenu list

Haaretz journalist: Tax on disposable goods is aimed against 'haredi mothers'

Journalist accuses Finance Minister of hypocrisy in targeting 'the greenest sector of society' under guise of caring about the environment.

Haaretz: Tax on disposables is aimed against 'haredi mothers'

Liberman seeks to close gaps with Mansour Abbas

Finance Minister working to implement Ra'am's demands that 3.7 billion shekels be diverted from other ministries for Arab society.

Liberman seeks to close gaps with Mansour Abbas

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: Here's why there are no restrictions

'All of the government ministers were in favor of ending large gatherings,' says Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, Head of Public Health Services.

Expert: This is why there are no coronavirus restrictions

Stormy Knesset session expected for first reading of budget

'No new taxes'" Liberman insists, 'because the monies raised have a different purpose.' Also in the budget: drastic cuts to haredi sector.

Stormy Knesset session expected for first reading of budget

Liberman: No more restrictions, let the economy work

Finance Minister opposes demands of business owners' demand for compensation for green pass restrictions.

Liberman: No more restrictions, let the economy work

New haredi Draft Law to be voted on in coming weeks

Draft almost identical to that developed at behest of then-Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman.

New haredi Draft Law to be voted on in coming weeks

An old friend's open letter to Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman

We go back a long way, Evik, and we Russian refuseniks and Prisoners of Zion want the old Avigdor Liberman back. Op-ed.

An old friend writes to Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman

Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman: I won't be attending COVID Cabinet meetings

"It's more important to get down to work," Finance Minister insists.

Avigdor Liberman: I won't be attending COVID Cabinet meetings

Following uproar, Liberman to attend Coronavirus Cabinet meetings

Finance Minister to attend the Coronavirus Cabinet discussions after it was revealed that both he and Lapid had chosen not to take part.

Following uproar, Liberman to attend Coronavirus Cabinet

Report: Finance Minister Liberman does not attend Coronavirus Cabinet meetings

Finance Min. Avigdor Liberman does not attend Coronavirus Cabinet meetings, report says.

Report: Finance Min. absent from Coronavirus Cabinet meetings

Government planning to scrap price controls on bread

Bread products not subject to price controls are around 300% more expensive.

Gov't planning to scrap price controls on bread