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  2/26/2012, Adar 3, 5772

Ministers Reject Public Transportation on Shabbat

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation unanimously rejected, Sunday, a proposal by Member of Knesset Zahava Gal-On (Meretz) to operate public transportation on Shabbat.

Science Minister Daniel Hershkowitz said, "We're against populist proposals," and the measure fell without the need for debate.