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  • Israel’s austerity budget advances in Knesset

    June 18, 2013 | 10:18 am

    Israel’s Knesset approved the first reading of the 2013-14 state budget, which has been touted as closing socio-economic gaps in the country.

    The budget, which cuts millions of dollars from the defense department, child benefits and transportation projects, was approved early...

  • State budget woes slow Ventura charter school

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 5, 2011 | 6:45 pm

    The chances of a new elementary charter school offering Hebrew language classes opening in Ventura County next fall diminished last week.

    In a decision disappointing the school’s supporters, the Ventura County Board of Education rejected an appeal to open a new local branch of the...

  • State Budget Crisis Threatens Jewish Social Service Programs

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    July 2, 2009 | 3:25 pm

    Four Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles programs that serve the elderly, disabled and frail may end up casualties of the state budget crisis, which leapt to a new level of urgency Tuesday as California lawmakers failed to pass budget revisions before a July 1 deadline.

    More than...

  • Pullout Plan Faces Budget Vote Hurdle

    By Leslie Susser

    March 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    As plans for Israel's withdrawal from Gaza and part of the West Bank intensify, its opponents are banking on one last throw of the parliamentary dice: Knesset rejection of the 2005 state budget.

    If the budget is not passed by March 31, the government will fall, there will be...