Bill stems from verbal promises that Netanyahu's Likud Party made to Shas during coalition negotiations.
Benedict delivers special mass at Gethsemane Church in Jerusalem, after meeting Israel's chief rabbis.
Pontiff meets with chief rabbis after placing note in Western Wall calling for peace in Holy Land.
Sheikh Taysir al-Tamimi: Muslims, Christians must unite against the Israeli occupation.
The politician who goes to bat for the ultra-Orthodox education system in the Netanyahu government will be seen as a hero to his constituency. No one is taking the challenge laying down.