Weekend

Jaffa Street in Jerusalem

What Israel needs is a real weekend

The combination of Shabbat and Sunday would make an incredible difference in our tense, Israeli lives.

By LIBBY REICHMAN
03/12/2018
ELECTION POSTERS are displayed in Jerusalem in May, 2018.

Time for a long weekend

According to the Interior Ministry, there was a relatively high 55% voter turnout, almost 10% higher than the figure in local elections five years ago.

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

In case you missed it: Weekend news summary 499129

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

By JPOST.COM STAFF
08/07/2017
Morrissey

Top 10 things to do 463844

Don't miss the Jerusalem Post's top ten things to do for the coming week.

money

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
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