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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.
A senior policy maker at Bank of Israel has said that the bank was not considering a plan to lower the floor of the Shekel.
In 2013, the state's incomes from payment of gas royalties and tax are expected to reach 500 million shekel (about 140 million dollars), Shalom told the Knesset's (parliament) Finance Committee.
All these currencies were firmer on Friday against the weaker dollar, with the lira and shekel up around 0.
PA) has announced that the value of the shekel may increase as the central bank is expected to lift rates.
BNP advises clients to take "long" positions in the rand, shekel and lira while "shorting" the Hungarian forint, Polish zloty and Czech koruna, Elisabeth Gruie, an emerging-market currency strategist in London, told Bloomberg agency.
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.
PNN/ Jerusalem/ Joint (Arab) List lawmaker Basel Ghattas was sentenced by an Israeli court on Sunday to two years in prison and a 120,000 shekel fine, when the court accepted a plea bargain leading to his conviction for smuggling cell phones to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.
The "Just Beyond Our Border" campaign was launched this past Thursday and has shot well past its 600,000 shekel goal with over a month left to the campaign.
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.