Firefighters to intensify protests, only tend to emergencies

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 24, 2009 06:56

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Firefighters were set to intensify their protests Monday over a lack of funds, and only tend to emergencies. The move means firefighters will neither secure the Red Sea Jazz Festival, which begins Monday night, nor the evening's soccer match at Teddy Stadium between Betar Jerusalem and Hapoel Tel Aviv, which Jerusalem police say is now in jeopardy. If no agreement is reached between the fire brigade and the government, firefighters will also be absent from Maccabi Haifa's crucial midweek Champions League playoff second leg against Austrian side Salzburg.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 19, 2018
Iran defense minister: Iran to unveil new fighter jets

By REUTERS