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Israel / Soviet Jews #124899

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 23, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Wave of emigration of Jews from USSR to Israel because of limitations on such immigration by United States featured; scenes shown. [Israeli Knesset member Michael KLEINER - talks about absorbing immigrants.] Issue of where to put them noted. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir said suggesting they go to the Israeli-occupied territories; details given of reaction of State Department and Palestinians to that resettlement plan. [Palestinian professor Sari NUSSEIBAH - says a settlement there diminishes chance of peaceful settlement.] [SHAMIR - says this is our country.]

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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