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Jewish Families Who Left Israel for Brazil Return to Tel Aviv

A party of seven families who left Israel several years ago to look for a “better life” in Latin America returned here today from Brazil with a tale of woe. Their re-immigration has been aided by the Jewish Agency.

The returnees, who came on a steamer among several hundred immigrants from Eastern Europe, were accepted and processed like the rest. They told fellow travelers and Israelis who boarded the ship in Haifa harbor of other emigrants from Israel who were having a hard time in Brazil. Some, they said, had no jobs, others worked long and hard to feed their families and conditions in general were worse than in Israel.