150 Jews from U.s., Canada Arrive in Israel; Year’s First Immigrants
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150 Jews from U.s., Canada Arrive in Israel; Year’s First Immigrants

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The year’s first immigrants, 150 Jews from the U.S. and Canada, arrived Sunday evening aboard the SS Olympia. They included engineers, psychiatrists, teachers, university lecturers artisans and old age pensioners.

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