Peace according to Halacha

The facts on the ground – the actions and declarations for and against a more “halachic” direction – bring to mind the situation eight years ago.

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March 16, 2017 13:24
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The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum, the Bloomfield Science Museum and the cinematheque (pictured) are all on the list to possibly be closed on Shabbat. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

With less than two years remaining until the next election for mayor and city council, things are warming up.

The facts on the ground – the actions and declarations for and against a more “halachic” direction – bring to mind the situation eight years ago. Former mayor Uri Lupolianski combined efforts with his mighty deputy, Yehoshua Pollak, to impose (as much as possible) religious restrictions on all public activities; this drove a large number of residents to vote a secular mayor into power in 2008.

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