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  10/25/2012, Cheshvan 9, 5773

Number of Job Seekers Continues to Rise Slowly

The modest increase in unemployment and people seeking to work continued in September, according to figures released Thursday by the Employment Service.

The service's director, Boaz Hirsch, said that the 20,300 new jobseekers represented a three-tenths of a percent increase in the number of unemployed to 188,900.