Feud Ends; Israeli Budget Vote Set

Associated Press

The religious parties in Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir's coalition government settled a money feud Wednesday night, clearing the way for Parliament to vote on the 1992 budget.

Religion Minister Avner Shaki said the Shas and National Religious parties reached accord on the matter that had forced Israel to begin the year without a budget.

The impasse was broken when Shaki, of the National Religious Party, agreed not to hinder the flow of $130 million for religious schools and cultural activities to Shas and two other religious parties in the coalition.

The government is to present the $45.5-billion budget for a vote this morning.

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