Lapid now knows where the money is & needs to plug the hole

PM Benjamin Netanyahu is giving Finance Minister Lapid his full support even if some of Lapid’s own party supporters are not.

Histadrut Chairman Ofer Eini is pleased, although, ‘Ricky Cohen from Hadera’ now has to deal with harsh austerity measures, i.e. higher taxes.

By Mati Tuchfeld


It is okay to say that Finance Minister Yair Lapid has good intentions. More than a year has passed since he quit his job as the anchorman of the Channel 2 news magazine and began traveling the country from end to end, carrying the flag of the middle class, vowing to do everything to protect the middle class, and criticizing all those “old politicians” that turned the middle class into the country’s “ATM,” as he said in one of his campaign speeches.