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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed the Union of Right-Wing Party leader Rafi Peretz as Education Minister and Betzalel Smotrich as Transportaion Minister on Monday.
Smotrich will also hold a seat in the Security cabinet, while Peretz will be serving on the cabinet as an observer. Netanyahu and the new religious right wing leaders agreed that the existing status-quo concerning Jewish religion and the state of Israel will be upheld.
Smotrich called in the past to the recreation of the Kingdom of David in modern Israel.
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