General strike to begin at 6.00 a.m. Wednesday

A public sector strike will begin at 6.00 a.m. Wednesday, Histadrut Chairman Ofir Eini announced at a press conference Tuesday evening. "I am distressed about the strike. I don't want strikes; I don't like strikes," said Eini. "However, it is a last resort." Nevertheless, Eini announced that the strike at Ben Gurion Airport would be postponed until Thursday at 6.00 a.m.