"How to find a job during the time of the Corona virus"

Unemployment in Israel Is at 23%

Some 23% of workers in Israel, 938,000 people, were unemployed at the height of the second coronavirus lockdown, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). The statistics refer to the first half of October and are based on a poll of the workforce. In the month before the second lockdown, unemployment was at 11.5%,…

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Nearly One Million Unemployed

As of Sunday, October 18, a total of 980,370 workers in Israel were unemployed — almost a quarter of the workforce, which numbers some 4 million, including 628,344 who have been furloughed and are still not back at their workplaces.   An Employment Service report said that during September, women and young people were more likely to…

Red flags aloft in Jerusalem's Paris Square Saturday night, August 1, near the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose resignation the protestors called for.

Police Break Up Largest Anti-Gov’t Rally Yet in Jerusalem, Detain 12

Police attacked activists thronging the streets outside the Prime Minister’s official residence in Jerusalem at 1 am Sunday’s morning, using force to disperse several hundred protestors who refused to leave the site. Twelve were detained. An estimated 15,000 people had packed Jerusalem’s Paris Square Saturday night to call for far-right Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation, in the largest-yet…

Thousands of Israelis protested against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Paris Square near his official residence in Jerusalem, Saturday July 18. The red Hadash placard in the foreground reads: "When the government is against the people, the people are against the government."

Dozens Arrested as Anti-Netanyahu Protests Rock Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

Thousands took part in protests against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his neoliberal government’s confused and inconsistent response to the coronavirus throughout Israel Saturday evening, July 18, including the two largest demonstrations in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. In both cities, 4-figure protests initially began in areas designated by police but later spilled over into the…

Masses Protest in Tel Aviv against Gov’t’s Neoliberal Economic Policy

Many thousands of demonstrators, estimates range between 10-30,000, descended on Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening, July 11, to noisily protest the Israeli far-right government’s ineffectual handling of the economic crisis caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in particular the inadequate financial aid being offered to the unemployed, small business owners and independent professionals.…