Fischer also promised that inflation would be back within the government's targeted range by mid-2009 - if oil and commodity prices do not continue to rise.
Israel receives significantly more donations than its residents make, and some sociologists are asking whether this means Israel lacks a civil society.
Needy Holocaust survivors will be forced to share with others the shrunken pie that the State of Israel has presented to them. The main thing is that the historical injustice has been repaired.
Inclusion of non-survivors meant that monthly allowance for 2008 dropped by more than half to NIS 83.
Mt. Herzl memorial to be built for the 10,000 Jews who fought behind German lines in occupied Europe.
Wine, dubbed 'the atheist rabbi,' killed in traffic accident in Morocco.
Rights group to High Court: Freeze decision to scrap prison term for politician guilty of bribery.
Legal expert makes proposal in order to prevent passing of racist legislation which limits land to Jews.
Since June 2005, Bielski has been filling the chair that David Ben-Gurion once sat in, and one can probably already say that he is the least felt of all of the people who ever held the position.
After court ruled that the state must reinforce classrooms under threat of Qassam attacks, state requested another hearing.
Danish newspaper reveals Erik Haaest, who wrote gas chambers didn't exist, got 100,000 Danish krone in grants.
Katsav prepares for Monday's High Court hearing on petitions against the plea deal.
Son of former PM Ariel Sharon set to start 7-month sentence for series of charges relating to father's 1999 primaries campaign.
Initiative opposed by Jewish Agency, Foreign Ministry as well as German Jewish groups.
Nearly $200m. earmarked for Holocaust survivors' benefits in Israel being used to fund hospitals instead.