Israeli Lawmaker Drafts New Shabbat Bill but ultra-Orthodox Vow to Veto It

Miki Zohar’s bill would permit opening of commercial centers on Saturday afternoons, limited public transport on Friday and the Sabbath.

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MK Miki Zohar (Likud) has drawn up a new version of a controversial Shabbat bill he withdrew six months ago because his coalition colleagues opposed it. While the previous bill had categorically forbidden...