Mar 3 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israel has decided to take a series of steps meant to help improve the economic situation of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in an effort to create hope on the Palestinian street that would mitigate the current wave of violence. The measures include the transfer of NIS 500 million in withheld tax money to the PA. Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, after consulting with Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, …

Feb 9 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israel’s cabinet has reportedly approved, in principle, an increase of 30,000 work permits for West Bank Palestinians wishing to work in Israel in order to help reduce violence. First reported by Haaretz, but since covered by multiple Israeli media outlets, Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon and Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, coordinator of government activity in the territories, are thought to have presented the plan to the cabinet. Ya’alon …