Beginning this upcoming Thursday, March 8th, bus drivers in Jerusalem will no longer be filling up Rav Kavs or selling single-ride tickets. Passengers will be required to load their Rav Kavs before boarding buses. This is to ensure safer, smoother rides without distraction for bus drivers.
Payments are to be made:
- on the Rav Kav smartphone app
- on the Rav Kav website
- via payment kiosks that are to be set up around the city
Hagihon Requiring Deposit from Foreign Citizens
Recently, the Hagihon water company, which services Jerusalem, began demanding security deposits in cash from foreign citizens upon entry to a new place of residence. Chaim V’Chessed is in the midst of protesting this initiative and looks forward to imminent change.
Maanak Avodah for Foreign Citizens
Until this week, it was nearly impossible for foreign citizens to obtain maanak avodah, negative income tax. Chaim V’Chessed is now pursuing a recent breakthrough that will make this benefit available to foreign residents, as well.