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Jewish Agency to Bring 50,000 Jews to Israel, Mostly from No. Africa

The plenary session of the Jewish Agency today approved in principle a draft budget of 138,500,000 Israel pounds for the coming year to cover the requirements of the Agency in the fields of colonization, immigration, youth aliyah and other activities.

The session also elected a special commission to work out practical plans for bringing over 45,000 new immigrants, mainly from North Africa, and to plan for additional 5.000 immigrants. The newcomers will be transferred from their ships direct to settlements.