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August 15, 2012 10:11 am

Number of Palestinian Workers in Israel Jumps

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Outdoor market in Netanya, Israel. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – The number of Palestinian workers from the West Bank who are employed in Israel and Israeli settlements has increased from 77,000 in the first quarter of this year to 80,000 in the second quarter, according to a report published Wednesday by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.

Of these workers, only 41,000 had a permit to enter Israel, while 22,000 worked without a permit, the report found.

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