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View of the construction site of 'Mechir Lamishtaken' at Armon Hanatziv neighborhood in Jerusalem on

Israel increases foreign workers quota for construction industry

In 2020, there was a drastic decrease in the number of construction projects to about 30,000 housing units compared to about 60,000 starts in 2019.

Study: Bilateral agreements on migrant workers slash recruitment fees

By the end of 2018, there were 114,444 migrant workers living in Israel, primarily employed in caregiving (57%), agriculture (22%) and construction (13%) jobs.

20/11/2019

Illegal immigrants released pending appeal against deportation

Approximately 100 children born in Israel to foreign workers face deportation from Israel.

Thai labourers work on a cabbage field near Kibbutz Nahal Oz, just outside the northern Gaza Strip F

Report: Complaints by migrant workers soared in 2018

Some 2,657 complaints and inquiries were received last year by the Center for Migrant Workers' dedicated call center for workers, representing a 43% increase over the previous year.

16/05/2019
Sexual harassment

The women who will not be celebrating Women's Day

Most of the workers prefer not to reveal complain or act on the subject of harassment or sexual assault.

Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin (R) and Philippines Labor and Employment Minister Silvestre Bello si

1,000 Filipino workers to reduce hotel staff shortage

The agreement with the Philippines follows a similar accord permitting the employment of Jordanian workers in hotels in the Eilat area.

11/12/2018
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit

Mandelblit: Knesset solution for migrants is 'black hole' in legal system

Mandelblit said the bill would utterly break with the foundations underlying Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.

MIGRANT WORKERS outside the central bus station in Tel Aviv.

Police arrest 83 suspects after Immigration Authority bribery scandal

Population and Immigration Authority employees suspected of bribing residents to cut waiting times.

KUCHINATE, ‘CROCHETING’ in Tigrinya, the language of Eritrea, is a collective of African asylum-seek

Come and Kuchinate with me

it behooves us to consider our own past while we consider what to do with those drifting souls.

Tel Aviv Filipino shuk

Filipino guest workers come to Israel... and decide to embrace Judaism

While many Filipinos come to Israel for a few years to make money in a developed economy, the Lopez family converted to Judaism. And as of May, they still hadn’t told their Filipino friends.

By BEN SALES/JTA
08/07/2018
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