The bill would allow the legislative body to reenact laws struck down by the Supreme Court by a simple majority vote.
For non-Orthodox groups and even the liberal wing of Orthodoxy, any move to consolidate conversions under Haredi authority threatens to sideline them.
The bill would extend the rabbinical courts’ jurisdiction to any Jew in the world, not just Israel.
Pence sought Sacks’ guidance on the sections of the speech which dealt with the historical connection between the Jews and Israel.
Listeners to Vice President Mike Pence’s speech to Israel Knesset on Monday were impressed by its biblical references and by the way it played to Jewish sensitivities.
Pence said that Israel’s upcoming 70th anniversary inspired him to say the prayer of thanks.
The housing will be built in 20 settlements and outposts in the West Bank.
The law allows the interior ministry, currently controlled by the Orthodox party Shas, to strike local laws allowing shops to stay open on Shabbat.
The only case of an execution in Israel was carried out against convicted Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in 1962.
2/3 of the Knesset must now approve ceding any parts of the city, but it also allows the government to turn parts of Jerusalem into their own cities.