Lots and lots of Israeli sports and sportspersons play on Shabbat, and no one complains. So why all of a sudden, as especially as the Haredim are no longer in the government, is it so important not to play on Shabbat. So instead of playing I suppose they all went on a shopping spree.
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from the article: Israeli women lacrosse players undone by Canada - and Shabbat