Battle to Open Jerusalem Cinema on Shabbat Shifts to Political Arena

High Court instructs Jerusalem municipality to vote on opening entertainment complex on Shabbat, but chances of approval are slim.

The Jerusalem municipality, the Finance Ministry and the owners of Cinema City in the capital will conduct negotiations in order to examine the possibility of opening the movie theater complex on Shabbat. That was the decision Sunday at the end of High Court of Justice deliberations on a petition brought by the secular Hitorerut B’Yerushalayim (Wake Up Jerusalem) movement against the municipality and...