The Hebrew Leader (May 5, 1882)

The number of Jewish refugees arriving in Lemberg is constantly increasing. On Monday 102 women and children whose relatives had already emigrated were forwarded to Hamburg, with ninety-eight Jews from Jassy. All are going to Canada. The assembly of Polish Jews has pronounced in favor of emigration to Palestine. Seven thousand families have applied to the emigration committee at Jaffa for assistance to enable them to settle in Palestine.