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Israel City Workers to Replace Mobilized Farmers During Crisis

The Histadrut, Israel’s general federation of labor decided today to increase the working day for all organized Israelis by one hour for the duration of the present emergency.

The Histadrut executive is also drawing up plans for the replacement of mobilized farmers by workers from cities and towns in order to continue food production. At the same time, Kupat Holim the Histadrut health network–announced that it is placing all its medical facilities at the disposal of the state.