FW: proposed tz changes for Israel, Mexico, Simferopol, etc.
Olson, Arthur David (NCI)
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Jul 31 13:18:16 UTC 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ephraim Silverberg [SMTP:ephraim at cs.huji.ac.il]
> Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2000 3:13 AM
> To: tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
> Cc: Bill Tiede; Steve Mann
> Subject: Re: proposed tz changes for Israel, Mexico, Simferopol, etc.
> Bill Tiede <billt at isbister.com> writes:
> | Regarding the DST rules for Israel, I have not been able to find any
> | corroborating evidence that this became official policy. The only story
> | in the online newspapers (Jerusalem Post for example) on the subject was
> | in early July 2000 which mentioned that the committee had made a
> | recommendation, but that the head of the Intertior Department disagreed
> | with the recommendation.
> You are referring to the meeting of the Interior Ministry committee on
> July 5
> where then Minister of Interior Sharansky leaned towards his original end
> date of October 22nd. Between July 5 and July 19 when the change to Oct.
> was passed in the Knesset, Minister Sharansky resigned (not because of DST
> and joined the opposition hence making his opinion a lot less important.
> As far as official confirmation, I included the URL to the law itself with
> all the 2000-2004 spelled out explicitly in the comments to the 'asia'
> # The official announcement for the end date of 2000 and the dates
> # for the years 2001-2004 can be viewed at:
> # ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2000-2004.ps.gz
> Steve Mann <smann at cdpubs.com> writes:
> >> Last week it was decided that the DST in Israel will be finished this
> >> at Oct 6. For the next 4 years the dates will be beginning of
> >> April until last week of Sept. (in special cases it can move to first
> >> week of Oct.)
> > I'm not quite sure what he meant by the "beginning of April". If
> > anyone wants to pursue details, I can provide email contact
> > information privately.
> I chose to include the URL of the actual law rather than the usual
> announcement to the press since the official announcement only gave the
> date for Oct. 6 and just mentioned that the other years had been changed
> (with a typo of 2003 in instead of 2004) without stating what the dates
> I am attaching the announcement to the press of July 19 for all Hebrew
> in the list.
> Ephraim Silverberg, CSE System Group, Phone number:
> Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Fax number:
> WWW: http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~ephraim E-mail:
> ephraim at cse.huji.ac.il <<Israel TZ Announcement (2000-2004)>>
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