Americans, Canadians Three Percent of Israel Immigrants in 1959
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Americans, Canadians Three Percent of Israel Immigrants in 1959

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Israeli immigration from the United Stated and Canada amounted to three percent of the total immigration to this country in 1959, according to figures presented today it a special meeting between representative of the Association Americans and Canadians in Israel, and U.S.-Canadian delegates to the current meeting of the World Zionist Organization’s General Council Mrs. Rose Halprin, of New York, a member of the Jewish Agency executive, presided at the meeting.

A plea for erasing of Israel Treasury regulations which allegedly impose an unfavorable exchange rate on immigrants from the United States and Canada was voiced at the meeting by David Wahl, a representative of the association.

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