Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Local Government: November 12, 2011‎

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A leak in a central water pipe left hundreds of residents in Ashdod without water since last night. Municipality workers who came to fix the pipe met with aggressive resistance from Haredi residents living nearby who opposed the works taking place on Shabbat. The workers decided to postpone repair work until the end of Shabbat and deliver water tanks to residents instead.

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November 12th, 2011 at 8:39 am