1,100 Israeli Families Moved from Cities to Villages in 1962
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1,100 Israeli Families Moved from Cities to Villages in 1962

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A total of 1,100 Israeli families, mostly native-born Israelis and veteran settlers, left towns for villages during the past year under a scheme to direct manpower to the development areas, it was reported here today. The settlers include 250 families of workers who aided in establishing development areas and who later chose to live in those areas.

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