Yoman Geva 177, 1959

Jewish Immigrants Arrive in Israel in a Sea Journey Sponsored by Yediot Ahronot

1959
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About 400 Jewish Immigrants arrive in Haifa Port aboard the ship Artza, following a journey sponsored by Yediot Ahronot readers. Mayor of Haifa, Abba Hushi, editor of Yediot Ahronot, Herzl Rosenblum, and the head of immigration of the Jewish Agency, Shlomo Zalman Shragai, all participate in a press conference that takes place aboard the ship. The following morning, the immigrants go ahosre.

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