Meretz MK: Change DST Now That Charedim Out Of Power March 28, 2013  2:16 pm

mk-nitzan-horowitzDaylight Saving Time, which begins this year tonight, must be lengthened until November, MK Nitzan Horowitz (Meretz) said Wednesday.

“Just extending DST until November 1 will decrease traffic accidents, save energy and most importantly give us all another hour of daylight,” Horowitz said. “This is the right thing to do, for the entire public in Israel.” Read more here.

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5 Responses to Meretz MK: Change DST Now That Charedim Out Of Power

1 .Comment from I dontgetit

March 28, 2013 at 5:50 pm
Why did charedim pick the wrong fights, causing untold animosity? couldn't they just keep out of issues such as these? is it really worth fighting over such a thing? This appears to be the reason the Torah is in such danger.

2 .Comment from nistar

March 29, 2013 at 11:42 am
he's absolutely right

3 .Comment from Charlie Hall

March 29, 2013 at 4:35 pm
" is it really worth fighting over such a thing?" No. All you have to do if you don't like the seders starting later because of an earlier in the year daylight savings time is to start Shacharit an hour later. And the fast of Yom Kippur is 25 hours long no matter what. Again, if you don't like it starting later, start Shacharit an hour later.

4 .Comment from TorahYidKS

March 30, 2013 at 1:54 pm
If everyone davened vasikin on Yom Kippur, it really wouldn't matter.

5 .Comment from Torah is truth

March 30, 2013 at 10:07 pm
There is a reason why Israelis stopped voting for Shas, they were totally inclusive and concerned with their community solely and only.

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