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19,000 Jewish Refugees Arrived in Israel During August; 1,650 More Arrived This Week

A total of 18,800 Jewish refugees arrived in Israel during the month of August, it was reported here today.

An additional 980 immigrants landed here today aboard the S.S. Komemiut. A party of 670 Jews from Poland were disembarked here yesterday from the transport Galilah. The vessel immediately put out to sea to return to Venice for another transport of immigrants.