Ultra-Orthodox Knesset leaders demand meeting with PM over Shabbat controversy

צילום: אוהד צויגנברג, אלכס קולומויסקי

Decision to renovate Tel Aviv’s HaShalom train station on a Saturday to avoid weekday traffic interruptions, causes uproar among Haredi MKs and ministers; Ministers Deri and Litzman consider demanding the dismissal of Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz.

Related Posts

  • Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house1 July, 2015 Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house Couple from Ein Kerem in Jerusalem discovered during renovations that a 2,000-year-old mikveh was right underneath their floors, giving credence to theory that there was a Jewish settlement at the site.
  • Palestinian killed by IDF fire during arrest operation23 July, 2015 Palestinian killed by IDF fire during arrest operation IDF and Palestinians provide differing account of incident in which 53-year-old was shot dead in West Bank during arrest operation.
  • End to Katz’s train troubles?29 August, 2016 End to Katz’s train troubles? Even though the heads of the ultra-Orthodox parties will meet PM Netanyahu tomorrow, Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz doesn't seem worried, insisting that the Shabbat renovations at the HaShalom train station were agreed to by the ultra-Orthodox...
  • Ultra-Orthodox press praises Netanyahu, criticizes Katz4 September, 2016 Ultra-Orthodox press praises Netanyahu, criticizes Katz The controversy over Shabbat work on train lines has led the ultra-Orthodox media in Israel to berate the transportation minister, who supported the Shabbat renovations, and compliment the prime minister – who halted them.
  • Turkish national suspected of murdering Tel Aviv woman7 August, 2013 Turkish national suspected of murdering Tel Aviv woman Foreign worker romantically involved with Romanian migrant strangled her to death over financial dispute, dismembered her body to fit her into suitcase

Leave a Reply

Read the original at ynet - News.