The Israeli city of Ramat Gan, a suburb of Tel Aviv, has approved a pilot program that will see limited public transportation operate on Shabbbos.

Beginning July 19, commuters will be able to take two bus lines across the city to popular leisure and entertainment sites, including the beach, after a bill approving the initiative was passed by Ramat Gan’s city council in a 15-6 vote.

The move has been met with harsh criticism and the staunch opposition of charedi Jews.

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