Yishai: Coalition talks with Kadima progressing

Shas Chairman Eli Yishai said on Friday that there was progress in the coalition negotiations between his party and Kadima. He noted that the remaining points of contention were in the pension law, subsidies for the elderly and the health basket. Shas also demanded that the coalition agreement would reinstate the rabbinical courts with the authorities stripped from them two weeks ago by the High Court of Justice, Israel Radio reported.