But decision judged unlikely to stop summer protests over prices.
Corporate lobbyists to pressure MKs to vote it down.
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz plans to submit a bill requiring that parents be compensated when forced to miss work due to school closures in wake of rocket fire.
Authoritys claim that Rabbi Yekutiel Abuhatzeira did not pay taxes on religious services he provided between 2003 and 2009.
PM slammed for declaring country in great shape minus Arabs, Haredim.
In an exclusive holiday interview, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blames 'monopolies and cartels' - and government - for the increases in food prices.
But does the muddle go beyond the change in measurement method?
In 1970, the average Arab woman had 3.3 years of schooling; in 2010, that figure was 10.1, versus 13.1 for Jewish women.
Israeli Prime Minister holds a special press conference marking three years in power and lists his government's achievements in improving security and strengthening Israel's economy.
In a special press conference marking three years since taking office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lists his government's achievements in improving security and strengthening Israel's economy.