Jews begin returning to homeland


During the late 1800s, many Jews returned to their ancient homeland of Israel, which also is known as Palestine. At that time, Palestine was under the dominion of the Ottoman Empire. It has been estimated that between 1882 and 1903, about 35,000 Jews, largely from Russia and Yemen, moved to Palestine.

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