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Netanyahu campaign leans on Israel's economic woes

Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu is focusing his electoral campaign on the failure of the government to lower the cost of living and better working conditions in schools and hospitals.
Israeli former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a meeting at the Knesset in Jerusalem on June 30, 2022.

With just two days until the school year begins, 2 million Israeli children from preschool to high school still don’t know if they’ll really be starting school on Sept. 1.

This is because of a standing threat by teachers’ organizations to shut down the entire educational system as part of their longstanding struggle to improve their salaries and working conditions.

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