Coalition chairman David Bitan rejected the Simhon Committee's NIS 3,200 recommendation.
Prime Minister's Office: Israel is one of the few OECD countries that monitors implementation of government decisions.
The parliamentary committee of inquiry will summon the heads of the leading banks and Bank of Israel officials.
Eligible homebuyers can register for lotteries for the housing units, most of which are in high-demand areas.
The Palestinian Authority is cutting its payments for electricity for the Gaza Strip.
In an exclusive interview with "Globes" Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says he is enjoying the job so much, he wants it for another term.
European Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete explains why financing a gas pipeline from Israel might be worth Europe's while.