29.12.2010 22.Tevet, 5771
About 7,700 new immigrants came from former Soviet Union; around half that many came from North America.
Israeli officials say more than 19,000 Jewish immigrants came to Israel in 2010, a 16 percent increase over last year.
The Jewish Agency handles immigration to Israel. It said in a statement Tuesday that about 7,700 immigrants came from the former Soviet Union. About half that many came from North America. Others came from France, Ethiopia and elsewhere….