Forty Unemployed in Ashdod Declare Hunger Strike; Demand Jobs
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Forty Unemployed in Ashdod Declare Hunger Strike; Demand Jobs

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A group of 40 unemployed Ashdod residents declared a hunger strike today in the offices here of the Histadrut, Israel’s labor federation, to enforce their demands that jobs be found for them.

The Ashdod port area is suffering severe unemployment. The local council and the local Labor Council are making special efforts to find employment.

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