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8,507 Jews Entered Palestine in Past Six Months; Mainly from Near East and Balkans

A total of 8,507 Jewish immigrants have arrived in Palestine during the last six months, it is reported today in the statistical bulletin of the Palestine Government.

Of these, 2,421 came from Yemen, 2,158 from Turkey, 1,999 are Polish nationals, and the balance came from the Levant countries, and Bulgaria, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Rumania.

More than 6,000 of the immigrants entered on labor certificates, 356 were classified as “capitalists,” while the remainder were dependents of the principal immigrants.