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Sunday, January 04, 2004

Aliyah from North America up 20% in 2003

Arutz Sheva: Despite continuing terrorism and other problems, the rate of immigration to Israel from North America rose by almost 20% in 2003, according to the latest Jewish Agency statistics.

Some 2,400 people immigrated from the United States and Canada in 2003, compared to about 2,040 in 2002.