Wernick, CEO of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism in the US, said that during the meeting the prime minister “committed to the principles of the agreement,” but said that “the expectation is that the government honors the agreement.”

Details of any possible changes to the plan were not discussed with the prime minister, although Netanyahu did say that he was not reopening the agreement for renegotiation and had no intention of starting from scratch, as the haredi parties have demanded.

According to the leaders in the meeting, the prime minister’s team said they hoped progress could be made in the coming weeks.