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Immigration to Palestine Overhelmingly Jewish

June 12, 1923
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Official figures of the immigration into Palestine for the month of April show an overhelming majority were Jews. The total number of immigrants was 839. Of that number, 306 were Jews, 25 Mohammedans and 8 Christians.

of the immigrants, 90 are rated as possessing means, 223 have relatives in Palestine, whom they have some to join, and 198 had employment guaranteed in advance of their arrival. 326 of the immigrants came with their families.

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