Sunday, February 4, at the weekly Cabinet meeting will approve the appointment of the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the post of Minister of health.
Netanyahu will take the post instead of Litzman of Jacob, who resigned more than two months ago on the background of the crisis around jobs on the railroad on Shabbat. A few weeks ago the Knesset approved an amendment to Basic law: the government allows you to assign a Deputy Minister with the authority of the Minister.
In the beginning of the term, Netanyahu also held the post of head of the Ministry, and the high court which considered the claim filed by the party «Yesh Atid» and decided that the Netanyahu hold several Ministerial portfolios simultaneously with the post of Prime Minister was unconstitutional.
Currently, after approval of the appointment of Netanyahu to the post of Minister of health, he will be simultaneously foreign Minister, Ministry of health and the Prime Minister.
The head of the «Yesh Atid» ofer Shelah said in an interview with NEWSru.co.il that the party has not yet made a decision whether to submit a claim in the high court against the law that allows Litzman to take the post of Deputy Minister with the authority of the Minister. «I’m not a too frequent appeal to the high court», he said.