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Haredi Jewish urged to work and enlist in Israel

In Israel, unemployment among men in the ultra-orthodox Haredi Jewish community stands at more than 60%.

That puts a huge strain on welfare budgets in the country, prompting the government to try and get more Haredi Jews into military service and other work.

Jonathan Frewin reports from Tel Aviv.

  • 24 Aug 2013
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