Cabinet extends daylight savings time until the end of October

Cabinet agrees to keep daylight savings time in place until the end of October, despite ultra-Orthodox objections, rather than returning to standard time at the beginning of October.

Their main objection to DST, it makes Yom Kippur fast more difficult.

By Yori Yalon and Israel Hayom Staff

The Israeli summer is about to get longer: On Sunday, the cabinet approved Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar’s proposal to extend daylight savings time by a month.