News Briefs

  12/16/2013, Tevet 13, 5774

Knesset Sessions Cut Short Due to Weather

The Knesset will end sessions earlier then usual on Monday. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said the move was due to the icy roads in Jerusalem and the snow build-up in surrounding areas, difficulties in reaching Jerusalem and due to the heavy snow blocking still many ways. In addition, committee meetings will start later then usual on Tuesday. Regular employees at the Knesset building are also limited din number due to the transportation situation.