JERUSALEM (Jul. 2)
Nearly 1,900 immigrants arrived in Israel in June from Yemen, Morocco, Tunisia and Persia, the Jewish Agency announced here today.
Twenty new agricultural settlements will be established in Israel before October, a Jewish Agency spokesman said here. The official revealed that 30,000 additional dunams of land have been placed under vegetable cultivation and by next year a total of 120,000 dunams should be producing vegetables, making the country practically self-sufficient in this staple.
Turkish Jews in Israel today decided to plant a forest in the Jewish state in honor of the late Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic.