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U.S. Consulate in Tel Aviv Refuses Visas to 26 Israel Seamen

October 23, 1953
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For the first time, the American consulate at Haifa has refused to grant an entry visa to 26 Israeli seamen whose vessel–the SS Jerusalem–is scheduled to sail for New York tomorrow. The reason given was that the seamen had come to Israel from East European countries.

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