Israeli Towns Make Last-ditch Effort to Counter Law Forcing All Businesses to Close on Shabbat

Ultra-Orthodox parties in the government coalition are working to to shut down a bill permitting Shabbat openings, but some cities are trying to beat them to the punch

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Six municipalities are currently working to enact bylaws that would allow some businesses to open on Shabbat before the Knesset passes a law that would let the interior minister veto such bylaws.