Skip to comments.Budget of Prime Minister's Residence Jumps 80% in Four Years
Posted on 05/13/2013 6:04:04 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Israelis will have to cut down on their expenses due to the planned austerity measures but at the same time, according to figures released on Monday, the budget of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahus Residence has increased by 80% over a period of four years.
The figures, which the Prime Ministers Office had to release to the public following an appeal to the Jerusalem District Court by the Movement for Freedom of Information, show that the budget of the Prime Ministers Residence was 3 million shekels in 2009, but jumped to 5.4 million shekels by 2012.
The numbers show an increase of tens of percentages in expenses in areas such as official hosting and food, cleaning and household, and purchases of furnishings and house wares, among others.
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Someone wants to take Netanyahu out. You can make figures say most anything you want if you’re crafty enough. I doubt this guy is a big spending jerk, like they’re trying to make it seem like.
Netanyahu must have observed Obama’s high living style?
You can’t compare them! Bibi’s icecream for a year would not pay a golfing weekend for Obama. But I agree, during times of austerity, a leader should... well... lead!