Israel's treasury grapples with unusual problem: Excess revenue
It will take Finance Ministry officials another two weeks to figure out how much unexpected money they have in the 2013 budget and how to spend it.
Not long ago, in a meeting with top treasury officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked how much of a surplus there was in the 2013 budget. The official who the prime minister turned to tried to dodge the question, but Netanyahu persisted.
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