Work until 5 on Fridays? I think you forgot about a small matter the Jews call Shabbat. Maybe someone can tell you about it or you can learn about it on the Internet. 1- The hours, as written clearly in the article, will be extended during the week, so half a day Friday is enough. 2- In America, not much gets done on Friday afternoons, people are already gearing up for the weekend.
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu to consider shortening Israel's work week to four days