Olmert: 'I promise to restore pride to teachers'

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Thursday promised to help end the secondary school teachers strike. Olmert spoke during a hanukkia lighting ceremony at the Kadima headquarters in Petah Tikva. "I will not cease to be involved in this issue. I promise to use all my efforts and all my strength in order to restore the teachers' pride. I urge you [teachers] to sit with us and we will reach an agreement." said Olmert.