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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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This is what everyone who is numbered shall give: half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary and half a shekel as a contribution to the Lord.
Policy maker, Rafi Melnick, said that the central bank was not considering setting a minimum exchange rate for the shekel even though the bank was under pressure to do so.
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.
But recent shekel weakness comes after a long period of strength which forced the central bank into measures to dampen the currency.
The French bank said that the shekel, which has increased by 3.
As economic activity increases, the shekel collects here in the system.
With each tribe presenting a silver bowl that weighed 130 shekels, a silver basin that weighed 70 shekels.
Sin-adallal rents a house to Kes-iddinam for one year for 1/2 shekel of silver.
The earthquake was not an aftershock of any other recorded quakes, Shekel said.
After accepting the deal, the court handed down a two-year prison term to Ghattas, as well as a 120,000 shekel fine.
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These agreements include a loan agreement with a banking institution regarding an immediate loan in the principal amount of ILS100m, which will bear unlinked shekel interest at the rate of 2.
The shekel dropped the most in almost three months after the Bank of Israel bought US dollars for the third time in a week in a bid to weaken the currency.
Central to the plan is a hike in income tax and VAT, as well as a 700 million shekel ($171 million, 140 million euro) cut to the 2012 state budget.
According to the budget, 200 housing units will be marketed in Ma'aleh Adumim settlement, to the east of Jerusalem, next year, with 58 million shekel ($16.