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Israel’s unemployment rate was down 0.3 percent from November last month, having dropped to four percent nationwide.

The jobless rate in December 2017 was the lowest since the 1970s, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.


The unemployment rate for the entire year of 2017 was 4.2 percent, compared to 4.8 percent in 2016.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.