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  Cheshvan 27, 5773 , 12/11/12

Report: 30,000 Emigres Returned in Last 28 Months

Economic incentives, including tax breaks, are encouraging "yordim" - those who moved away from Israel - to return, according to government figures released on Sunday and published in the Yisrael Hayom daily on Monday.

Between May 2010 and this past September, 29,679 emigres returned, 111 more than came back during a campaign associated with the 60th birthday of the modern Jewish state.

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