Strike keeps Christian schools closed in Israel

More than 30,000 students missed the start of the new school year as students and teachers are on strike.

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    Classes in more than 40 Christian schools in Israel did not start as they should have this week.

    Tens of thousands of students and teachers are on strike over the Israeli government's decision to slash funding for the schools.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Ramla, a community between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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