A 2.4% drop in prices in the past six months must be set against the 127% increase during the decade ending last August.
Transport minister Yisrael Katz is wasting NIS 10 million designing a plan for a Jerusalem station that will never be built.
Without diminishing the seriousness of anyone's crimes, it's clear that something is rotten in the whole set-up.
Building starts in 2017 will be far less than Israel needs, despite the government's promises.
Three months ago we hailed "the steepest price fall since 2007". Now it turns out there was no such thing.
Clue: 181,000 babies were born in Israel in 2016, and 24,000 immigrants arrived.
Bottom line, your nation's poor come before the rich people of another country.