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$600,000 Fix For Tel Aviv's
'Fire And Water' Fountain
The Yaacov Agam fountain in Tel Aviv's
Dizengoff Square is slated for a facelift
at a cost of nearly $600,000.
The work reportedly will restore the
iconic "Fire and Water" fountain to its
original condition, Haaretz reported.
Once the renovation is completed,
the municipality has promised to
resume the fire, water and music pro-
ductions that came to be associated
with the fountain.
Tel Aviv last year accepted responsi-
bility for the cost of the renovations.
Agam and the municipality had
staged a nine-year legal battle over
the work. The artist demanded that
the fountain be restored to its original
state, with Tel Aviv picking up the tab,
and the city countered that the reno-
vations were the responsibility of the
artist.
Agam donated the fountain to the
city in 1986.
The fountain is scheduled to be
repainted and reinforced, as well as
to have repair work performed on its
pumps, motor, lighting and electrical
parts.

Hold The
(Shabbat)
Phone!
JERUSALEM (JTA)
— Prime Minister
Benjamin
Netanyahu will
now be able to
reach his
Sabbath-
observant aides by phone if an emer-
gency arises on Shabbat.

Netanyahu's office, which employs
the highest number of religious work-
ers since Israel was established, accord-
ing to Ynet, recently purchased 12 spe-
cial Shabbat phones for its workers.
The phones, which cost about $330
each, use special technology to ensure
that pressing buttons as well as answer-
ing them and hanging up do not auto-
matically trigger an electrical current.
The Shabbat phone user acts only in
an indirect way, which is permitted on
Shabbat for essential activities, even
if they do not involve a mortal threat,
according to the Tzomet Institute,
which invented the Shabbat phone.
Some Sabbath-observing Mossad
and Shin Bet security service members
also have the special phones.

New Day Of Rest?
Sundays In Israel
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis are
ready to add a second day of rest to
their weekly schedule — Sundays.
Following a protracted political
debate, Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu has established a committee
to examine the pros and cons of mov-
ing the weekend from half a day on
Friday and Saturday to Saturday and
Sunday. Netanyahu's chief economist,
Eugene Kandel, is the chairman of the
new committee, which no doubt will
spend plenty of time examining how
the move will affect economic produc-
tivity in the Jewish state.
The committee was formed after two
Likud lawmakers, Ze'ev Elkin and Yariv
Levin, submitted private member bills
to make Sunday a weekend day. The
concept was also championed by Natan
Sharansky when he was part of the
government.
The idea of changing the weekend
from Friday-Saturday to Saturday-
Sunday has angered the Arab commu-
nity, which comprises approximately 20
percent of the population, since Friday
is the Muslim Sabbath. Orthodox
Jewish Israelis see it as an opportunity
to take advantage of cultural activities
and shopping, since they are unable to
do that on Shabbat.

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