Lapid's Budget: Israel's Poor Stay Poor, While Its Rich Get Rich

That's how it goes, everybody knows; especially Finance Minister Yair Lapid, whose proposed state budget not only turns on his core middle-class constituency, it is also terrible in terms of economic analysis.

Should the 2013-2014 budget surprise us? Despite the public protest since Finance Minister Yair Lapid revealed his economic plan, the truth is he did exactly...