Israel Zionist Theatrical Show:
Master of Ceremonies: Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana
Setting: Theatres and Synagogues
Seating: 50 Seats, Rows 1 thru 26
Time: Jewish High Holidays - Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur
Act One: Religious Affairs instruction to Religious Affairs Ministry Director General Shimon Ma'atouk was to formulate a plan for synagogues which would incorporate the principle of "a single law for places of entertainment and synagogues.”
ActTwo: "If in the theater you can have 50 people, that will be allowed in synagogues as well," a Ministry official told Israel Hayom.
Doorman: Haim, the sexton of a Petah Tikva synagogue, expressed relief at Kahana's instruction, telling Israel Hayom: "There's no reason we shouldn't receive such a plan, and it's not clear why there wasn't one earlier. The calendar is very clear, and the holidays are closer than we think. I am happy that finally, finally, we will be able to know how to conduct ourselves on Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement).”