Israel already has enough substantive issues causing friction with both the EU and the US. It need not add to them by taking unnecessarily provocative steps.
The new minister called out members of the opposition for voting against it, accusing them of having biased views and not caring about the safety of women.
Two media outlets reported on Saturday night that Netanyahu had backed away from the Golan appointment in light of US objections to the matter
Golan has stated in the past that she is "proud to be a racist" and has repeatedly attacked African asylum seekers living in Tel Aviv.
The Likud minister would replace Asaf Zamir, a centrist politician who resigned last month in protest of Netanyahu’s proposed judicial overhaul.