Any Given Sunday? Israel Mulling Changes to Working Week

Ministers hope initiative to synch Israeli workweek with commercial standards in the rest of the world will boost economy and free up mothers to work full time.

The Israeli government is planning to designate the first Sunday of each month a holiday and the preceding Friday a full work day for a trial period of one year to see how synching the Israeli workweek with commercial standards in the rest of the world could benefit the economy.