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New Program Could Reduce Number of 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 Here 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

Palestinian Authority Residents Complain Over Foreign Workers

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

Youths Beaten Badly by Foreign Workers for Protecting Girl

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 Against Immigration Law

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 Border 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

IDF Arrests 60 Arabs for DNA Tests in Fogel Massacre Probe

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

Film on Israeli School Wins Oscar

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 Suspect in Hiring Illegal Entrant

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 Mortar Attack on Kibbutz

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

Plan to Let 5,000 More PA Arabs Get Work Permits

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

MK Katz: Jewish Labor a Vision, Foreign Workers an Urgent Need

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

‘New’ Solution to Illegal Infiltrators: Send Them Back

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

Work on Southern Border Fence Begins Monday

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 Issue Edict: Don't Rent to Infiltrators

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

Yishai Decries Barak’s ‘Cynical’ Use of Children; Peres, Too

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

Sarah Netanyahu Opposes Immigration Decision; Yishai Stands Firm

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

Minister Yishai: Illegal Aliens Must Take Their Children 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

Govt. Decree: 2 of 3 Children of Foreign Workers 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 Infiltrators - Work Starting in November

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

Gov't Told: 2.5 Million Africans Waiting to Enter Israel

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

Ministers Approve MK Katz's Law for Southern Border Fence

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

Most Illegals Who Bore Children in Israel will be Naturalized

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

Making the Rounds: 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

MK Yaakov Katz: Foreign Laborers 'Conquered' Parts of 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

New Guidelines for Employing 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 Illegal Entrant 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

Professor Warns of Phony 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

Punishment for Bringing Illegals into Israel is Stiffened

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 Fights Back: Left Exploits Foreign 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, Sales to Gaza

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, Peres Joins 'Oz' Protesters

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