The Finance Committee has approved these following budget changes (amongst others):

They transferred 5.8 million NIS from the Tourism Ministry to the Ministry of Education for the purposes of opening up youth hostels throughout Israel. The money will be used to build new branches and to repair existing buildings.

10.3 million NIS will be added to the program to develop Tiberius

15.5 million NIS will be added to the Transportation Ministry`s budget for the promotion of bike riding

12.9 million NIS to the Transportation Ministry`s budget for the regulation of infrastructure at the grave of Rav Shimon Bar Yochai at Meron

65.4 million NIS to the Ministry of Public Security for these purposes (amongst others)

a) 26.5 million NIS for the security of the light rail: In the cars and on the tracks

b) 7 million NIS for hi-tech speed cameras

57.5 million NIS to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the following things

a) 27.7 million NIS for salary

b) 8.3 million NIS for public relations projects throughout the world

c) 1.5 million NIS for the protection of Holocaust Survivors who were in Auschwitz-Birkenau