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Kulanu MK Eli Cohen

Knesset's long weekend proposal hits snag

The proposal, which would have given workers six long weekends a year, has been blocked.

17/08/2017

In case you missed it: Weekend news summary

Left your phone at home this weekend? These are all the major stories you missed!

By JPOST.COM STAFF
06/08/2017
Cave of the Patriarchs

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Left your phone at home this weekend? These are all the major stories you missed!

By JPOST.COM STAFF
08/07/2017
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Don't miss the Jerusalem Post's top ten things to do for the coming week.

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Long weekends could hit low-wage workers

Some critics are concerned that the plan would impose new burdens on the low-paid service workers who will likely be drafted to work on those holidays.

03/07/2016
GIVAT ALIYA BEACH in Jaffa is seen from the balcony of the Peres Center for Peace

MKs approve six long weekends a year in move towards Sundays off

The amount of school days will not change, as two of the long weekends will be during the summer and the other four will be taken out of Passover and Hanukka vacations.

Kulanu MK Eli Cohen

Long weekend bill delayed as groups battle over details

The bill, written by Kulanu MK Eli Cohen, was meant to be discussed at the Ministerial Committee on Legislation, but was postponed for a week in part because Kulanu leader Moshe Kahlon is out of town

29/05/2016
Ramallah

An Israeli living in Ramallah?

Flouting convention – and the law – one artist finds inspiration across the Green Line.

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