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Palestine Jewish Population Reaches 158,000 Mark, Official Figures Show

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Jewish population of Palestine on September 1 numbered 158,000 according to official statistics made known today.

The government statistics as of September 1 showed that the country has a population of 641,000 Moslems, 158,000 Jews, 78,000 Christians and 10,000 of various other denominations.