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Israeli workers launch massive strike

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/israeli_workers_launch_massive_strike_20120208

Israeli workers launched an open-ended general strike. The strike launched Wednesday by the Histadrut, Israel's main labor union, closed down the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, stopped trains across the country and caused major delays at Ben Gurion Airport. The crippling strike also affected hospitals, government offices and banks.

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