Top Lapid aide gets go-ahead to head Prime Minister’s Office

Naama Schultz has been okayed by a vetting panel to become director of the Prime Minister’s Office, pending cabinet approval, according to a government statement.

Schultz has already served for the past year as head of Yair Lapid’s ad hoc Alternate Prime Minister’s Office. Lapid became interim prime minister last week after Naftali Bennett stepped down.

Schultz is expected to be approved by the cabinet Monday.

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