23 Apr 2013

Global Neighbours - Israel

From Nights, 8:42 pm on 23 April 2013

Editor of The International Jerusalem Post and a Jerusalem Post columnist Liat Collins reports from the State of Israel, pop. 7,473,052 (July 2010 est.)... The new finance minister, Yair Lapid, a former journalist appears to be only communicating by facebook; a major banking figure has been given a huge "haircut" on money he owed - causing a consumer backlash among those who are barely allowed an overdraft of 30,000 shekels, not half a billion; and what to do with the 'profit' of huge gas reserves that have been discovered.