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Immigrants in Israel Refuse to Move from Tents to New Houses

Demonstrations by immigrants were held today in maabaroth –transitory camps–when some families were ordered to leave their tents in the camps and move to permanent houses prepared by the Jewish Agency.

The demonstrators refused to obey the order. They demanded that permanent houses be built for them on the same place that the maabaroth are now situated. Officials of the Jewish Agency notified the immigrants that no further assistance will be given to any who refuse to move to the newly built dwellings.