Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

December 12, 2002
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Agudath Israel of America will underwrite the cost of living in Vienna for some Iranian Jews who want to immigrate to the United States. The New York-based, fervently Orthodox group is slated to sign an agreement Thursday with the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society to pay the $2,100 deposit for 500 to 1,000 of the refugees, said the group’s executive vice president, Rabbi Shmuel Bloom.

Recommended from JTA