Benjamin Netanyahu announced his new security cabinet, of which eight of the 11 seats were from his Likud Party.
Netanyahu said that he was given an extensive update on all of the clandestine agencies activities, but with a special emphasis on Iran.
The ceremony showed the strong working ties between the two career military men, a contrast from some other offices.
He said that the FADC's role is to make sure that the IDF, Mossad, Shin Bet and foreign affairs apparatus maintain Israeli security and foreign affairs interests.
Ninth-grader Noga Friedman of Rehovot's De Shalit Middle School won a gold medal and Ya'ara Shulman, a tenth-grader who studies at Herzliya's Rishonim High School, won a silver medal.
Gallant to students: ‘your future is promised just as it was for those before you’
Studies for K-12 will move to online learning, and educational frameworks for at-risk youth are also exempt from the lockdown.
Despite holding interviews with qualified educators, Galant went ahead with appointing Col. (Ret.) Amit Adri. He also appointed Prof. Dan Ariely to lead a volunteer team to advise on education.
Since Gallant was appointed education minister, Edri has been leading the Department of Education's strategy for the reopening of schools during the coronavirus outbreak.
Former OC Southern Command Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yoav Galant, the number two candidate on Koolanu list, slams gov't handling of last summer's war with Hamas.