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Foreign worker detained for murder of 90-year-old woman

Foreign worker from Moldova suspected of murdering her employer in Hadera.

Foreign worker detained for murder of 90-year-old woman

New directives to ease situation on farms due to risk of contagion among foreign workers

Farms depend on foreign workers and require a housing solution to prevent mass contagion.

New directives to ease situation on farms due to coronavirus

Leftists slam Ayelet Shaked: 'Pure evil, not a bit of Jewishness in her'

Leftists respond to campaign to help Israeli farmers: 'Shaked is pure evil, why even pay foreign workers?'

Leftists: 'Shaked is pure evil'

Emergency training: A lifelong gift for foreign workers

New project focuses on training foreign workers to be first responders for medical emergencies.

Emergency training: A lifelong gift for foreign workers

'I don't understand why a mother would do this to her child'

Immigration Authority Director-General says Filipino mother knew her stay was illegal, should not have subjected child to legal processes.

'I don't understand why a mother would do this to her child'

Rabbi Peretz: Let the children of Filipino workers stay

Jewish Home chair asks Interior Minister to allow stay of children born to Filipino women living illegally in Israel.

Rabbi Peretz: Let the children of Filipino workers stay

Illegal foreign workers to protest impending deportation

Female foreign workers who overstayed work visas protest plans to deport them and their children.

Illegal foreign workers to protest impending deportation

Indian foreign worker dies in Haifa apartment

One foreign worker dead, another injured after inhaling toxic substances from barbecue lit inside apartment.

Indian foreign worker dies in Haifa apartment

Near-drowning victim in critical condition

Near-drowning victim is a foreign worker, police say background isn't criminal.

Near-drowning victim in critical condition

Rabbinic solution to 'seclusion' problem: Security cameras

Israeli rabbis rule that elderly, ill, family members may be cared for by caregiver of the opposite gender.

Rabbinic solution to 'seclusion' problem: Security cameras

Israel signs agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs a bilateral agreement with Ukraine to regulate influx of foreign workers.

Israel signs bilateral agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel to import hotel workers from Jordan

Tourism Ministry scraps efforts to attract Israeli workers, looks to Jordan for hotel employees.

Israel to import hotel workers from Jordan

MKs blast plan to import foreign tech workers

Proposal to bring in large number of skilled hi-tech workers faces criticism from across the political spectrum.

MKs blast plan to import foreign tech workers

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.

New Program Could Reduce Number of Foreign Care Workers

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.

Weinstein: Everyone Deserves a Day off

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.

Govt. Sees 15,000 Foreign Building Workers Here by 2019

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.

Palestinian Authority Residents Complain Over Foreign Workers

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.

Decrease in Number of Foreign Workers in Israel

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.

Youths Beaten Badly by Foreign Workers for Protecting Girl

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.

Third Top Govt. Official in Foreign Worker Trouble

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.

PM's Wife Against Immigration Law

Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Fence

Even political opponents admit that the fence along Egyptian border is a success. Ketzaleh continues to push migrant city.

Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Border Fence

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.

Tel Aviv School now 97% Foreign

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.

IDF Arrests 60 Arabs for DNA Tests in Fogel Massacre Probe

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.

Film on Israeli School Wins Oscarplayer

Atty-General's Worker Illegal

Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein is suspected of hiring an illegal worker before taking on his current job.

Atty-General Suspect in Hiring Illegal Entrant

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.

3 Thai Workers Hurt in Mortar Attack on Kibbutz

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.

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

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.

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

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.

‘New’ Solution to Illegal Infiltrators: Send Them Back

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.

Work on Southern Border Fence Begins Monday

Bnei Brak Rabbis' Edict

Rabbis from Bnei Brak say renting out apartments to infiltrators will have serious consequences.

Bnei Brak Rabbis Issue Edict: Don't Rent to Infiltrators

'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.

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

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.

Sarah Netanyahu Opposes Immigration Decision; Yishai Stands Firm

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.

Minister Yishai: Illegal Aliens Must Take Their Children Home

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.

Govt. Decree: 2 of 3 Children of Foreign Workers to Stay

Fence Against African Aliens

Ministers miffed at Barak: Construction of the fence between Egypt and Israel is set to begin only in November.

Fence Against African Infiltrators - Work Starting in November

2.5 M Africans Want to Enter

At present, the infiltrator population numbers 155,000. Ashdod is a new point of concentration.

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

Border Fence Approved

MK Yaakov Katz: a minister must be appointed to oversee solution to infiltration problem.

Ministers Approve MK Katz's Law for Southern Border Fence

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.

Most Illegals Who Bore Children in Israel will be Naturalized