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Shabbat Public Transportation

News and updates about Shabbat Public Transportation

Transport Minister insists: Light rail service on Shabbat

According to data provided by i24NEWS, the move would save Israel a total of $5 billion, making up for 40% of the project's original cost.

Transport Minister insists: Light rail service on Shabbatplayer

MK Karhi to Attorney General: Stop Merav Michaeli from desecrating the Shabbat

Transport Minister Michaeli’s announcement on promoting public transportation on Shabbat whipped up a storm.

MK Karhi: Stop Merav Michaeli from desecrating the Shabbat

Transportation Minister planning public transportation on Shabbat

Minister Michaeli proposes allowing public the opportunity to order public transportation services from private companies during Shabbat.

Minister planning public transportation on Shabbat

Shabbat in Harish

Coercion will not help in the matter of keeping Shabbat in public, and legislation must be reached representatives from all walks of life

Shabbat in Harish

Liberman furious at Smotrich: 'Religious coercion'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman livid after Transportation Ministry cancels bus routes that operated on Shabbat.

Liberman furious at Smotrich: 'Religious coercion'

Another protest outside Tel Aviv Mayor's home

Hundreds hold another protest against the Shabbat bus routes outside home of Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai.

Another protest outside Tel Aviv Mayor's home

Reform petition to allow Shabbat public transit rejected

The Supreme Court rejected a petition by the Reform Movement in Israel that sought to force public transportation on Shabbat.

Reform petition to allow Shabbat public transit rejected

92% of Israeli shops don’t want to open on Shabbat

The study also found that 98% of businesses said they wouldn’t take customer calls on Shabbat.

Poll: 92% of Israeli businesses don’t want to open on Shabbat

'Why not just build at night instead of Shabbat?'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel urges end to coalition crisis sparked by infrastructure work on Jewish holy day.

'Why not just build at night instead of on Shabbat?'

Haredim to promote law on Shabbat status quo

Following campaign for public transportation on Shabbat, haredi parties to promote law preventing change in the status quo.

Haredim to promote law strengthening Shabbat status quo

Yesh Atid Trying to Woo National-Religious Voters?

Lapid's party backtracks on push for public transport on Shabbat, days after opening branch for national religious supporters.

Yesh Atid Trying to Woo National-Religious Voters?

Livni Abstains, Shabbat Transportation Bill Nixed

Justice Minister said the Meretz bill was too sweeping, and that reform in Shabbat transport must be gradual.

Livni Abstains, Shabbat Transportation Bill Blocked