Israel's Transportation Minister vs. the Public

Extended infrastructure work must be carried out on Saturday. We must not let a political wheeler-dealer tend to his position in Likud at the expense of the Israeli public’s welfare

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Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz didn’t wait even one day. Immediately after two ultra-Orthodox junior MKs protested building “Yehudit Bridge” on the Sabbath, he issued an order to the Netivei Ayalon company to suspend work on the bridge on Saturday and “submit alternatives for building it on weekdays.”