Reporter’s Notebook: Vacation is all they ever wanted

17.08.2011                      17.Aw-Elul, 5771


Reporter's Notebook: Vacation is all they ever wanted

Despite an emergency meeting, MKs are in the summer-recess spirit, clearly wanting to start their vacation.

Despite requests from Interior Minister Eli Yishai and various Kadima MKs to postpone the summer recess, the Knesset was not in session for nearly two weeks, and many MKs were clearly in the vacation spirit on Tuesday.
The plenum has been undergoing renovations, and an emergency meeting in response to ongoing nationwide protests began somewhat chaotically, as MKs searched for their seats in a smaller auditorium….