First Group of Refugees from Lisbon Arrives in Palestine
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First Group of Refugees from Lisbon Arrives in Palestine

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The first group of Jewish refugees to arrive from Lisbon reached here today after an lengthy voyage. The 31 men and women are the vanguard of several hundred refugees in Portugal and Spain for whom the Jewish Agency has secured immigration visas.

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