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68 Jews Granted Citizenship

December 10, 1971
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Interior Minister Joseph Burg informed the Knesset last night that 68 Jews residing outside of Israel have been granted Israeli citizenship under a recent amendment of the Law of Return. The amendment permits the conferring of citizenship in absentia on Jews abroad who apply for it but are prevented by circumstances from going to Israel. The amendment was aimed mainly at helping Soviet Jews.

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