HAIFA (Jun. 25)
The Greek liner, Queen Anna Maria, arrived here yesterday and disembarked 98 immigrants from the United States, most of them professionals who have jobs waiting for them in Israel. Ninety-one of the newcomers were given temporary residents status but seven received new immigrant status after waiving all rights of foreign citizens. Ten young people in the group will join kibbutzim. Part of the group went directly to flats that they had acquired in advance of their arrival.
The newcomers represent a fair cross-section of immigration from the United States. Abraham Chussid, who arrived with his wife and four children, was a salesman in the United States but will try kibbutz life here. Prof. Franklin Vogelson will teach sociology at Haifa University. Moshe Sapirstein will teach English at the American College, a new institution for foreign students that will open in Jerusalem next fall.