Articles in "Shabbat"

In First, Tel Aviv Area Municipalities Instate Public Transportation on Shabbat, Despite Criticism

The municipalities of Tel Aviv, Givatayim, Kiryat Ono and Ramat Hasharon on Monday announced they will launch public transportation on ...

Opposition Up In Arms As Katz Cancels Shabbat Works on Tel Aviv Bridge

A decision to halt works on the Sabbath on a new bridge over a major Tel Aviv traffic artery has kicked up a political ...

Deri Ruling Sets Off Renewed Shabbat Battles

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) struck down bylaws in four cities - Modi’in, Rishon Lezion, Givatayim and Holon - that would allow ...

Seculars in Ashdod Pledge Fight Against Religious Coercion Following Shabbat Fines

The CEO of Big, a national chain of shopping malls, said Sunday that the parent company would cover fines incurred by businesses operating ...

Knesset Ratifies Jewish Tradition Law

The Knesset ratified the Jewish Tradition Law overnight between Monday and Tuesday, requiring the minister of labor and social services, ...

Knesset Approves First Reading of ‘Minimarkets Bill’

The Knesset approved the first reading of a bill to limit commerce on Shabbat early Tuesday morning following an all-night debate. The ...

Litzman To Resign Over Sabbath Rail Works

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman has informed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that he intends to resign Sunday in protest at railway works ...

Chief Justice Retires, Final Ruling Says Businesses May Open On Shabbat

Israel’s High Court of Justice ruled Thursday that municipalities should have sufficient autonomy to decide whether or not local ...

Haredi Rabbis to Hold Rare Parley Over Shabbat Desecration

Three competing ultra-Orthodox rabbinic councils - Shas’ Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah, Degel Hatorah’s Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah and the ...

Orthodox Politicians To Fight Shabbat Business Ruling

Orthodox politicians said on Thursday that they would fight yesterday’s High Court of Justice ruling permitting mini-markets to open on ...