Lacking Majority, Knesset Panel Balks at Funding WZO's Settlement Arm

Opposition by centrist Yesh Atid party forces Knesset Finance Committee to postpone vote on transferring $51 million.

Opposition by the centrist Yesh Atid party forced the Knesset Finance Committee to postpone a vote on transferring 177 million shekels ($51 million) to the World Zionist Organization’s settlement division – the government’s operational arm in construction and infrastructure in the West Bank as well as Israel proper.