Naftali Bennett doesn’t like to waste time. In the eight months since he took over three Israeli ministries — religious services, economy, and Diaspora and Jerusalem affairs — Bennett has pushed through legislation to give Israeli couples more freedom in choosing which rabbi officiates at their wedding, worked with coalition partner Yair Lapid to lop $11 billion off Israel’s budget and fast-tracked a resolution to the showdown over women’s prayer at the Western Wall.
Israel's Knesset approved the country's 33rd government.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu introduced his new government during a Knesset plenum session.
Israelis are almost never shy about offering their opinions, especially when it comes to politics.