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shekels

(ˈʃɛklæz)
n. dollars; money. (From the Hebrew name for a unit of weight.) You got a few shekels you can spare?
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Monthly mortgage payments also rose from 2012 to 2016, from an average of 2,965 shekels ($852) to 3,244 shekels ($932), meaning that mortgage payments have risen by 10%, only half as much as rent.
That done, paper currency could be made that converts either Palestinian or Galilean Silver Shekels.
2 billion shekels ($907 million) to supply the rail cars themselves, nearly 400 million shekels for maintenance services and another 230 million shekels to build a maintenance facility in Israel.
But Israelis haven't been waiting for their government to act on behalf of beleaguered Syrians: They've already crowdfunded a million shekels (approximately $250,000) for Syrian children.
000 shekels (14 060 euros) d'une entreprise dans le cadre du financement d'une de ses campagnes electorales.
Bank of Israel and LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co KG (Germany) for its KINEGRAM VOLUME[R] foil stripe on Israel's New 50 Shekels banknote, (Series 'C').
The court ordered that Olmert also pay a fine of 100,000 shekels (one USD equals 3.
5 billion shekels of the funds but kept about one billion shekels, which it claimed was to pay Palestinian debts to the Israeli Electricity Corporation and hospitals.
Head of the Israeli occupation army's Central Command, Nitzan Alon has appointed an officer to investigate how the Civil Administration in the West Bank gave lands worth millions of shekels to the Samaria Development Company, despite his explicit order not to do so, Haaretz said.
31 (BNA): Israeli radio said that the Israeli cabinet will discuss in its weekly meeting today the issue of curtailment of 1 billion Shekels from the budget of all ministries, except the war ministry to cover the expenditures incurred by Netanyahu's government in its aggression against Gaza Strip.
I've always liked the sound of having a few shekels in my pocket.
Shalom said that by 2015, the transition to gas-based production is expected save the Israeli economy about three billion shekels (about 850 million dollars) per month.
According to the Prime Minister's office, "infiltrators" send up to 500 million shekels out of Israel every year (about US $140 million).
Ben Zvi, who purchased the troubled, more than 60-year-old Ma'ariv last month, has said workers earning more than 22,000 shekels per month would have to take pay cuts, The Times of Israel reported.
Clal Insurance said it would record a loss of 13 million shekels ($3.