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Strike Called, Flights Grounded in Israel Over Netanyahu’s Judicial Overhaul Plan

Posted on AllSides March 27th, 2023
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TEL AVIV—Israel’s largest labor union on Monday announced a nationwide strike over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ’s controversial judicial overhaul plan, a move that would freeze large parts of the economy, grounding flights, closing malls and ports and leaving hospitals with skeleton crews.

As the embers of the protest bonfires from Sunday night were being cleared, Israeli President Isaac Herzog urged Mr. Netanyahu to immediately halt the overhaul, calling on the coalition government to put aside political considerations for the sake of the nation.

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