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      Jewish Labor to Build the Jewish Land -- Literally

      National Union chairman MK Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz inaugurated the first building course designed specifically for recently discharged IDF soldiers
      By Yoni Kempinski
      First Publish: 5/23/2010, 3:01 PM / Last Update: 5/23/2010, 3:51 PM

      National Union Chairman MK Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz inaugurated on Sunday the first construction course designed specifically for recently demobilized IDF soldiers.

      The course, taking place in Holon, will teach soldiers bricklaying, carpentry, tiling, plumbing and other skills. Ketzaleh campaigned for the course, the first of its kind and the first manual labor course of any kind offered for demobilized soldiers in several years.

      The new course begins at the same time that the Palestinian Authority has ordered Arabs to stop working on Jewish construction projects in Judea and Samaria.