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  5/31/2013, Sivan 22, 5773

Eurozone Unemployment Almost Twice as Bad as Israel's

It was reported, Friday, that unemployment in the Euro zone reached a record 12.2 percent - more than 19 million people in April. More than 1.5 million residents of the area have lost their jobs in the past year, including almost 100,000 last month.

On Thursday, Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics announced that unemployment rose from 6.5 percent to 6.9 percent in April.