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Over 30,000 of 35,000 Bulgarian Jews Already Reached Israel, Jewish Agency Reports

March 24, 1949
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More than 30,000 of the 35,000 Jews of Bulgaria have already reached Israel and the last immigrant ship bound for the Jewish state with Bulgarian Jewish immigrants is scheduled to sail within a few days, the Jewish Agency announced today.

At the same time it was made known that the of Jews entering Israel my reach a new high in March when it is expected that over 30,000 new arrivals will have landed on the Jewish state’s shores. Twenty-three thousand Jews arrived in Israel during the first three weeks of this month. The average daily rate of immigration to Israel during 1940 has been 1,000, the Agency noted.

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