Coalition said struggling to muster majority for Shabbat bill

Coalition chairman David Amsalem is encountering difficulties in mustering a majority for a bill that would shutter mini-markets on Saturdays, according to Israel Radio.

Amid growing opposition to the proposed legislation, scheduled for its final votes on Monday evening, Amsalem has attempted to convince ultra-Orthodox lawmakers to exclude some kiosks from the proposal.

The ultra-Orthodox MKs have refused, according to the radio report.

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