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Vetting panel to meet Friday to review Bennett’s pick for next Shin Bet chief

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (right) and Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on June 15, 2021. (Haim Tzach/GPO)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (right) and Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on June 15, 2021. (Haim Tzach/GPO)

A committee for vetting senior appointments announces it will convene Friday to discuss Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s appointment of a new Shin Bet chief.

Appointees to the most senior positions must be vetted by the panel, known as the Goldberg Committee.

Bennett has tapped “Resh,” the Shin Bet’s deputy chief, to succeed Nadav Argaman as head of the security service.

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