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March 31, 2013 9:17 am

Peres: Mistake to Announce Natural Gas Flow on Shabbat

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Israeli President Shimon Peres. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Jerusalem Post – President Shimon Peres acknowledged Sunday during a meeting with Chief Rabbis Shlomo Amar that to continue drilling for gas on the Sabbath and to also make the announcement of the flow of natural gas into Israel on the Sabbath had been a mistake.

Natural gas from the Tamar field off Israel’s Mediterranean shores began flowing on Saturday, the head of a partner in the field said in a statement.

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