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.
Pence will be the first senior U.S. official to address the Knesset since President George W. Bush in May 2008.
European Jewish men who deny their wives religious divorces may risk being arrested upon arrival to Israel.
JERUSALEM Left-wing Meretz Party leader Zehava Galon is resigning from Knesset to build the party.