Lapid Wraps Up Series of Budget Talks Ahead of Meeting With Netanyahu

Last week, the new finance minister met with representatives of the Israel Tax Authority and Defense Ministry to hash out details of the impending two-year budget for 2013-2014.

Finance Minister Yair Lapid and other senior ministry officials are expected to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Passover holiday, which ends Monday evening, for an initial discussion of the two-year 2013-2014 budget.