More Jewish “returnees” Arrested in Germany As “illegals”

German police this week-end arrested another 20 Jewish men, women and children who arrived here from Israel without having legal German entry visas. They were picked up at the railroad station.

Meanwhile, few of the estimated 1,000 Jewish “returnees” from Israel have accepted an offer by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society to pay their full transportation costs if they change their minds and decide to take up permanent residence in Israel again. On the basis of an agreement reached last week in Israel, the HIAS and the Jewish Agency will cooperate in taking care of the “returnees” upon their arrival in Israel and during the early stages of reintegration.

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