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June 20, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Israel's Cabinet voted Sunday to force Soviet Jews emigrating with Israeli visas to travel directly from the East Bloc to the Jewish state to prevent them from settling elsewhere. In May, more than 90% of the Jews who left the Soviet Union with Israeli exit visas "dropped out" during stopovers in Vienna and emigrated to other countries, primarily the United States, displeasing Israeli authorities who want refugees with visas to Israel to live in the Jewish state.
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June 20, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Israel's Cabinet voted Sunday to force Soviet Jews emigrating with Israeli visas to travel directly from the East Bloc to the Jewish state to prevent them from settling elsewhere. In May, more than 90% of the Jews who left the Soviet Union with Israeli exit visas "dropped out" during stopovers in Vienna and emigrated to other countries, primarily the United States, displeasing Israeli authorities who want refugees with visas to Israel to live in the Jewish state.
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