Incoming Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman says his priority is to advance Israel’s economy and  get the budget passed. The last time a budget was passed was  in the spring of 2018.

   “It is important to state: taxes will not be raised. We are opposed, there is no need, nor will we go crazy with the budget, " he said.

KAN's Mark Weiss asked Economics Associate Professor Naomi Feldman, from Jerusalem’s Hebrew University, what economic challenges will the new government face?