who reside within seven kilometers of the Gaza Strip will receive full
compensation for all work days they miss in accordance with IDF Home Front
Command instructions, the Treasury said Thursday.
Parents of children
aged 14 and under who reside within 40 kilometers of Gaza will also be
compensated for missing work, following the Home Front Command’s order to cancel
all studies in the area.
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Treasury
officials held an emergency discussion Thursday, one day after the IDF launched
of Operation Pillar of Defense.