VIDEO: Jerusalem schools shut down over terror fears

As security concerns continue to rise in Israel high schools in Jerusalem called a strike on Thursday as parents and school administrators decry the limited security supplied by the education ministry at school.

Security guards, according to parents and administrators, have been going off duty before the end of classes leaving children vulnerable to terrorists.

The PTA has told parents that the issue is a matter of money and that more government funds are needed to keep the guards on duty for longer.


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