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    • Esther
    • 16.11.07 | 09:10 (IST)

    Now they are turning the teachers into the scapegoat for all Israel's financial woes...Billions are wasted on overblown defence spending and institutionalized perks for the high-and-mighty, but it's education that is the worst "danger"...

    from the article: Teachers' union to meet with PM in bid to end month-long strike
    First published 00:00 16.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.11.07
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