It makes me laugh when I hear that returning to winter time in Israel saves energy. True we have to switch the lights on earlier. But we turn OFF the Air-conditioner earlier. So in fact energy IS saved when one compares the amount of electricity several 60 watt bulbs use compared to what an A/C unit uses.
France's National Front says 94 percent of its members vote to sideline Jean-Marie Le Pen (Reuters)
from the article: Israel has the shortest summer in the world