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3,000 Workers’ Families Transferred to Agriculture by Histadrut

Nearly 3,000 workers’ families have been transferred to agriculture under the Histadrut’s “Town to Country” drive, which was initiated last year, it was announced here today at a session of the Histadrut executive.

Nearly half the families, 1,200, settled in smallholders settlements. Smaller numbers settled in settlements conducted by the various religious movements or the General Zionist-affiliated settlement movement.