On Shabbat Wars, Who's a Jew and the Heyday of Street Groceries

What will happen, I asked my friend, if the Tel Aviv municipality were to permit everyone to open their business on Shabbat? He replied with sorrow.

My friend D. is an affable and open-minded man who wears a skullcap and observes, in his own way, the commandments as set down in the Torah. Last week we...