Who's the Boss? Power Play Threatens to Defang Israeli Treasury

Lapid's tactics threaten to turn the Finance Ministry from a lion into a lamb.

Reuven Kogan wasn’t the only deputy director at the Finance Ministry to hand in his resignation this week. However, his departure from the treasury’s state budget department was seen as premature in the only government ministry whose top officials apparently come to serve for fixed periods of time before leaving to fill other roles in the private or public sector.