Jerusalem - The Science, Technology and Space Ministry canceled its World Space Week events in Mahaneh Yehuda market in Jerusalem, which were supposed to take place this Tuesday, following a letter sent to Minister Ofir Akunis by City Councilman Yohanan Weizman.

Weizman wrote in his missive that some of the planned venues in the market were non-kosher restaurants, or had sold hametz during Passover.

During World Space Week, scientists and university lecturers were invited to speak about the topic in various places across the country, including in restaurants and pubs.

“As a city council member and a resident of an adjacent neighborhood, Makor Baruch, I would like to turn your attention to the fact that two of the places that were chosen [to host events] more at JPost