Most businesses operate from Monday to Friday (8.30am–5pm) and some open on Saturday mornings. Sunday, the Sabbath, is strictly observed and only hotels, restaurants and some gas stations are open, so be sure to stock up on groceries beforehand.
Bars close at 1am Monday to Friday and at midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. In observance of the Sabbath, no live music or dancing is permitted on Sundays. Nightclubs are open from Mondays to Thursdays until 2am; on Fridays they can serve alcohol until 2.45am but must then close at 3am, and on Saturdays they close at 12am. They are never open on Sundays.