Senior Likud officials surprised about Kara’s appointment, and Knesset sources say that some of those who declined the Communications Ministry did so out of concern that Netanyahu would continue to set policy there
Major recipients include World Zionist Congress factions representing Likud, Zionist Union, Meretz and Yisrael Beiteinu
What was supposed to be a done deal is being sent back for another committee to examine, so that the prime minister can take credit for raising allowances
Israel Broadcastign Authority's successor, Kan, will go on the air side by side with a separate news corporation
Flawed legislative process stalls measure aimed at bringing down home prices
Parties object to use of emergency rules to push through contentious legislation
Yesh Atid had violated the law by contacting Holocaust survivors during the election campaign to promote Lapid’s work on their behalf
The plan would allow every minister whose ministry employs at least 150 people to name one deputy director general as a personal political appointment.
Calling a vote brings policy-making to standstill and could even undo the government's current achievements.
The prime minister agrees to let the new public broadcasting corporation start broadcasting on April 30, but gains a greater say over regulators.