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95.6K Israelis sign up for unemployment benefits amid coronavirus crisis

As Israel has partially shut down, thousands of Israelis have been sent on unpaid leave.
The National Insurance Institute reported that 95,600 people registered between Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at 8 a.m.  Since the beginning of March 333,000 job-seekers have registered for financial assistance. 86% of those who applied for financial assistance were sent on unpaid leave. More than half of those applying (53%) were men.
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