Small business owners rage at government, Netanyahu over handling of crisis


Coronavirus: Israeli business owners rage over the effects …
Israeli business owners rage over the effects of COVID-19 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s transitional government has announced a NIS 90b. economic recovery package, one that includes a fund …


Visitors from Europe are quarantined, but not their …
Visitors from Europe are quarantined, but not their diplomatic challenges Monday, March 16, the deadline the International Criminal Court set for Israel and the Palestinians to respond to war …


Rivlin Hears Plight of Self-Employed, Promises Response …
The small business owners and freelancers arrived at Beit HaNasi after protesting outside the Knesset, and the director-general of Beit HaNasi came out to hear their complaints. … There are over


Netanyahu says public should celebrate Passover, Easter …
Netanyahu says public should celebrate Passover, Easter, Ramadan alone Government approved new set of restrictions * Another Israeli succumbs to COVID-19 * Despite suspicion, Netanyahu tests …


Israeli PM Netanyahu resists calls for early election as …
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced calls for snap elections as “irresponsible” in an impassioned televised address on Sunday and vowed to push on despite a coalition crisis


Political concerns delay necessary closure of Israel’s …
Meanwhile, Netanyahu promised an 80 billion shekel ($22.3 billion) economic aid program on Monday night. A random sampling of conversations with the self-employed and small business owners reveals real fear and an increasing difficulty to pay workers and cover expenses.


Israel’s public sector put on ’emergency footing …
(March 17, 2020 / JNS) Israel’s public sector will transition to “emergency footing” due to the COVID-19 crisis, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced during a Monday-night press conference in Jerusalem.. Under the new measures, up to 80 percent of government and local authority employees will go on leave from Wednesday until after Passover, which ends in Israel on April 15.


Battleground power plays rage as everyday politics go …
With small-business owners reeling during a coronavirus outbreak that has shuttered much economic activity, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was hopeful of a deal that could pass Congress quickly and get the Small Business Administration program back up by midweek.


Public sector goes on emergency footing, with PM promising …
Public sector goes on emergency footing, with PM promising ‘economic safety net’ To stem spread of coronavirus, private sector must thin 70% of in-office staff, 80% of government workers to go …


US Embassy warns citizens: If you want to leave Israel …
Netanyahu, Gantz wrap up all-night negotiations, creep closer to a government. Interim Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Resilience party chief Benny Gantz wrap up an all-night meeting …