With Sunday off and Friday and half day until noon and longer working days, it is no different to the rest of the world where offices close Saturday and Sunday. The only difference is that unemployment may drop because employers may suddenly realise that they need an extra person or two. Also you may find that staff absenteeism will drop because now they will have one day in which to socialise, do things at home, spend time with the kids etc.
Ya'alon has 'total confidence' in deputy chief, decries political attempts to harm IDF (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu to consider shortening Israel's work week to four days