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Economy and Society: January 20, 2013‎

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Bank of Israel delayed publication of a review criticizing the government until after the elections. The official reason for the delay is that traditionally the review is submitted along with the state budget which has not yet been submitted.

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January 20th, 2013 at 2:38 pm

State and Religion: April 30, 2012

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A number of observant employees of the Bank of Israel left a Memorial Day ceremony held at by the bank in protest over the performance of singer Shuli Natan.  Other employees chose not to attend the ceremony for the same reason.

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April 30th, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Economy and Society: January 23, 2012

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Former bank executives, part of a group of approximately 40 executives to whom a collective compensation agreement does not apply, are protesting the demand by the Bank of Israel to return extra monies they unlawfully received.  Following their objections the Bank of Israel decided to water down its demands from all 40 executives.  Letters including the new financial reimbursement arrangements will be sent to the relevant bank pensioners in the near future.

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January 23rd, 2012 at 9:32 pm

Economy: November 27, 2011

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Figures released by The Bank of Israel show that the wage gap between Jews and Arabs in Israel is approximately 50%.

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November 27th, 2011 at 12:41 pm