World IN BRIEF : ISRAEL : 477 Soviet Emigres Reach Haifa by Ship

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

To applause and the jubilant sound of a ram's horn, a ship brought 477 Jews from the former Soviet Union to Israel in the first such trip by sea since the wave of immigration began two years ago. Four tugboats pulled the golden-hulled Greek vessel Mediterranean Sky into Haifa Bay as immigrants on the deck sought out relatives and loved ones gathered on shore.

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