Two Knesset chairmen warn that serious harm will be done to army's preparedness and fitness if $1,5b increase isn't found for 2015 defense budget.
Defense Ministry to receive supplemental allocation of seven billion shekels for the summer's military campaign in Gaza.
Yisrael Beiteinu lawmakers demanding concessions from Lapid break up Knesset meeting.
Naftali Bennett: If Jewish nation-state bill doesn't pass, coalition will fall apart.
Gaps between prime minister and finance minister’s parties grow, with private health care provision proving particularly troublesome.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid is forced to concede a medical-tourism tax and will have to battle to bring the bill to the full Knesset.
Yesh Atid, led by Finance chief Lapid, is at odds with Likud and Yisrael Beitenu.
But lawmakers already seeking to shear off key parts of Arrangements Law, including plan to take funds from JNF; budget passes first hearing.
Prime minister makes call at strategy meeting at which finance minister was absent.
But rather than omitting meat from the menu entirely, cafeteria offers extra vegetarian entrees with meat mains.