Netanyahu said the bill would be brought to the Knesset within 60 days and he “expects all the Zionist parties to support it.”
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog criticized the bill drafted by Likud MK Avi Dichter as threatening to “trample on the delicate balance between Jewish and democratic.”
Many Christians in Israel are scared. They feel threatened by Jewish extremism. The arson attack carried out by Jewish extremists in June of last year on the Benedictine monastery of Tabgha made international news.