Soccer-on-Shabbat committee rests with draft agreement

Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev announced on Monday that the committee set up to find a compromise regarding the playing of soccer matches on Shabbat has reached an agreed draft.

Matches on Saturday came under threat last September following a court ruling on a petition by religiously observant players against taking to the field during the Jewish Sabbath.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Soccer-on-Shabbat-committee-rests-with-draft-agreement-448743

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