Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu sent words of gratitude on behalf of the people of Israel to Pope Benedict XVI, highlighting the departing pontiff's efforts to strengthen between Jews and Christians. "On behalf of the people of Israel, I want to thank you for all you have done as Pope to strengthen relations between Christians and Jews and between the Vatican and the Jewish State," the letter stated.
Israeli premier thanks Pope Benedict for efforts towards Jewish-Christian comity
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