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Four Thousand Immigrants Entered Israel in September – Biggest Month Since 1965

The Jewish Agency announced today that about 4,000 immigrants had arrived in Israel during September, the largest number in a single month since 1965. Aryeh L. Pincus, Jewish Agency chairman and head of its immigration department, said the largest single group consisted of 800 settlers from the United States. About 500 immigrants came from France and 170 came from Britain.