Public Transportation on Sabbath Not an Essential Need, Israel Tells High Court

The left-wing Meretz party and a raft of NGOs want much more public transportation on Shabbat, but the government cites its requirement to consider Jewish tradition

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Public transportation on Shabbat is not an essential need for Israelis, the state told the High Court of Justice on Tuesday, responding to a petition seeking much more public transportation on the Sabbath.