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Launch of high-speed train line between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem delayed

To the disappointment of thousands of Israelis, Israel Railways announced on Wednesday that the launch of the high-speed Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line has been...

High-speed train line between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to open in March

Israel's Transport Minister Israel Katz said Tuesday the new, high-speed train line between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, will begin to operate as early as...

Israeli government coalition meeting canceled due to Sabbath crisis

After Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman resigned and Shas Party Chairman Aryeh Deri boycotted the coalition meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is attempting...

Haredi Minister Litzman resigns, Netanyahu to take over Health Ministry

After railway repairs were carried out on Shabbat by Jewish workers, Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman handed in his resignation on Sunday morning. Israeli...

Netanyahu on train crisis and Litzman’s resignation: ‘We’ll formulate an optimal solution’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to Israeli Health Minister and United Torah Judaism party leader Yaakov Litzman’s resignation from the government following the...

Ultra-Orthodox minister resigns over approval of Shabbat train safety work

After it was decided to allow Israel Railways to conduct essential maintenance work during Shabbat, ultra-Orthodox Health Minister Yaakov Litzman handed in his resignation. ...

Israel Railways crisis: Only non-Jews to perform infrastructure work on Sabbath

Shortly after Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman threatened to resign, an agreement was reached regarding infrastructure work for Israel Railways on Sabbath. According to...