08-02.2011 04.Adar l, 5771
Yishai to form c'tee to examine daylight saving time
Public pressure interior minister faced over maintaining abnormally short daylight savings period forces retraction of former stance.
Interior Minister Eli Yishai (Shas) has reversed himself and decided to form a professional committee that will examine the possibility of extending daylight savings time, Channel 2 reported on Monday evening.
The shift reportedly came in response to public pressure Yishai faced over his insistence on maintaining the unusually short daylight savings period in Israel….