Next year's budget is falling hostage to the Israel-Hamas fighting
Finance Minister Yair Lapid will have to raise the budget deficit and cut spending in light of defense spending.
In addition to the human cost of the fighting with Hamas and its allies in Gaza, it will be hard for Finance Minister Yair Lapid to put together a budget for next year without austerity measures.
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