Israel’s ‚prohibition‘ law, three years on: the black market is thriving

06.08.2013                      30.Aw.5773                      Rosch Chodesch 1

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Israel’s 'prohibition' law, three years on: the black market is thriving

Bars on wheels, deceptive bottling – with big money to be made, greed is mother of invention.

Three years ago, when the law banning kiosks from selling alcohol between 11 P.M. and 6 A.M. took effect, some were quick to compare it to America’s prohibition law in the 1920s. And indeed, just like the black market that arose in America back then, a thriving black market for booze has arisen at Israel’s kiosks….