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Confiscated terror money from Hebron. June 9, 2022

The salaries of key Israeli government officials, including the president, prime minister, ministers and lawmakers, are expected to increase by up to 15%, Israeli media reported.

The pay increases will also apply to judges, as a wage freeze imposed during the COVID pandemic ends at the end of December.


Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut will see her monthly salary increase from 104,000 shekels (about $30,000) to around 119,000 shekels ($35,000).

President Isaac Herzog’s monthly salary will rise from 64,673 shekels ($19,090) to roughly 74,300 shekels ($21,930).

Prime Minister Yair Lapid currently earns 56,345 shekels ($16,630) a month, while incoming prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to earn around 64,700 shekels ($19,000).

Deputy ministers and MKs are to receive roughly 52,000 shekels ($15,345), up from 45,274 shekels ($13,360) presently.

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