Women Teachers Strike in Israel Continue; 20,000 Children Affected
Menu JTA Search

Women Teachers Strike in Israel Continue; 20,000 Children Affected

Download PDF for this date

Twenty thousand young school children enjoyed the fifth day of an unexpected “vacation” today as women teachers of the lower grades continued their strike. The strike began when the Ministry of Education refused their demand for salary increases.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund