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Program Hopes to Reduce Foreign Care Workers

IDF to train graduates from National Service and demobilized soldiers looking for a job in skills to assist the elderly.Yaakov Levi, 3/11/2015, 6:16 PM

Weinstein: Everyone Deserves a Day off

Everyone needs a day off - 25 hours straight - including workers in the nursing and aide industry, said Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein.Yaakov Levi, 12/14/2014, 6:43 PM

Govt. Sees 15,000 Foreign Building Workers by 2019

The government authorized on Sunday the entry of 2,000 additional construction workers - with many more on the way.Yaakov Levi, 6/8/2014, 5:47 PM

Bethlehem Workers: Foreign Workers Stole Our Jobs

Bethlehem workers are up in arms over an invasion of foreign workers taking good jobs they feel belong to them.David Lev, 1/19/2014, 5:41 PM

Decrease in Number of Foreign Workers in Israel

Data from the Immigration Committee of Foreign Workers reveals downswing in home healthcare workers; elderly, disabled without treatment.Tova Dvorin, 11/19/2013, 4:58 PM

Tel Aviv Youths Beaten Badly by Foreign Workers

Two Israeli youths were badly beaten Saturday night in Tel Aviv by four foreign workers, as they tried to protect a girl from attack.David Lev, 6/2/2013, 4:11 PM

Third Top Govt. Official in Foreign Worker Trouble

The Attorney General’s wife is suspected of illegal treatment of foreign workers; her case follows problems for Barak, Netanyahu.Maayana Miskin, 9/16/2011, 2:25 PM

PM's Wife for Illegal Migration

Netanyahu's wife asks minister not to enforce immigration law, argues that children are “traumatized” by return to country of origin. Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2011, 9:27 PM

Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Fence

Even political opponents admit that the fence along Egyptian border is a success. Ketzaleh continues to push migrant city.Maayana Miskin, 7/15/2011, 10:03 AM

Tel Aviv School now 97% Foreign

Israeli parents in southern Tel Aviv are frustrated as a local student body becomes 97% foreign workers, forcing their children to go elsewhere.Maayana Miskin, 7/8/2011, 12:52 PM

Scores Arrested in Fogel Murders

The IDF arrests 60 more Arabs, including a deputy mayor, for DNA testing in the search for the murderers who massacred the Fogel family at Itamar.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/29/2011, 7:38 PM

Oscar for Israeli School Film

A film about an Israeli school, “Strangers No More,” wins at the Oscars. Several other Jews, including Israelis, among the winners.Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2011, 3:34 PM

Atty-General's Worker Illegal

Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein is suspected of hiring an illegal worker before taking on his current job.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2011, 10:25 PM

3 Thai Workers Hurt in Attack

Islamic Jihad's military wing claimed responsibility for a spate of mortar attacks on southern Israel on Saturday. Three Thai workers were wounded.Chana Ya'ar, 1/8/2011, 8:24 PM

5,000 More PA Arabs to Work

Labor minister wants more Palestinian Authority Arabs to be granted permits to enter Israel and work in construction and agriculture. Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2011, 5:51 PM

Katz: Jewish Labor is a Vision

Practical planning: MK Ya’akov Katz (Ketzaleh), at Israel’s construction sites, on how to increase homegrown work corps.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2010, 8:08 AM

Solution to Illegal Infiltrators

Illegal infiltrators from Sudan should be given water and food and placed on a return trip across the border, suggests Kadima KM Arie Bibi. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/28/2010, 12:38 PM

Southern Fence: Work Begins

First phase of the two year project will be the construction of a 50-km stretch of fence north of Tze'elim.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2010, 10:54 PM

Bnei Brak Rabbis' Edict

Rabbis from Bnei Brak say renting out apartments to infiltrators will have serious consequences. Gil Ronen, 11/8/2010, 5:41 PM

'Barak Cynically Uses Children'

Interior Minister Yishai continues to defend the deportation of illegal foreign workers’ children – most recently in response to Barak and Peres.Hillel Fendel, 8/26/2010, 4:27 PM

PM's Wife Opposes Repatriation

PM's wife Sarah Netanyahu wrote Interior Minister a letter opposing the repatriation of illegal immigrants whose children were born in Israel. Gil Ronen, 8/14/2010, 11:30 PM

Illegals Must Take Kids Home

The Knesset stormily debated the recent gov't decision to allow 800 children of illegal foreign workers to remain in Israel and deport 400 others.Hillel Fendel, 8/9/2010, 3:20 PM

2/3 of Foreign Children to Stay

The government has decided that 800 children of foreign workers may remain in Israel, while 400 will be deported.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2010, 12:03 AM

Fence Against African Aliens

Ministers miffed at Barak: Construction of the fence between Egypt and Israel is set to begin only in November.Hillel Fendel, 7/19/2010, 5:05 PM

2.5 M Africans Want to Enter

At present, the infiltrator population numbers 155,000. Ashdod is a new point of concentration.Gil Ronen, 7/18/2010, 9:17 PM

Border Fence Approved

MK Yaakov Katz: a minister must be appointed to oversee solution to infiltration problem.Gil Ronen, 7/11/2010, 7:21 PM

Illegals with Children will Stay

Ministers decide to allow 800 illegal migrant families to receive citizenship if they have Israel-born children who have been in Israel 5 years.Gil Ronen, 7/1/2010, 10:48 PM

The Foreign-Worker Danger

A Powerpoint presentation making the internet rounds shows the severity of the barely-controlled influx of foreign workers into Israeli cities.Hillel Fendel, 6/10/2010, 1:11 PM

'Laborers Conquering Tel Aviv'

Head of Knesset Committee on Foreign Laborers tours Tel Aviv, warns Israel will soon have 100,000 illegal foreign laborers.Gil Ronen, 6/6/2010, 9:57 PM

Guidelines for Foreign Workers

MKs from the coalition and opposition team up to create a new set of guidelines for employing foreign workers.Maayana Miskin, 5/23/2010, 10:44 PM

'Tel Aviv Waking Up to Danger'

Tel Aviv activist Oren Zargari says the city is waking up to the danger posed by illegal entrants.Maayana Miskin, 3/25/2010, 7:37 PM

Warnings of Fake Darfur Refugees

Haifa U Professor Arnon Sofer warns that migrant workers are pretending to be Darfur refugees in order to gain entry into the State of Israel.Avi Yellin, 1/24/2010, 11:18 PM

Bill Targets Illegal Migrants

The government voted to increase sentence for transporting illegal foreigners into Israel from two to a maximum of five years.Gil Ronen, 1/24/2010, 10:38 PM

Yishai: Left Exploits Workers

Interior Minister Yishai lashes back at groups critical of his policy vis-a-vis illegal foreigners; accuses them of exploiting workers.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2009, 6:53 PM

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2009, 5:50 PM

'Gedera-Hadera' Cancelled

Yishai allows refugees to enter central Israel, Peres calls for illegal entrants' children to be granted residency.Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2009, 7:20 PM