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September 11, 2000
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Some members of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s One Israel bloc believe he went too far in calling for public bus service and El Al flights on the Sabbath. Sources in the party were quoted by the Israeli daily Ha’aretz as saying the steps declared by the prime minister as part of a civil reform package contradict the Labor Party platform and a consensus within the party supporting the religious status quo.

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