Soviet Activist on Aliya

Soviet aliya activist Ina Baruchina, 37, arrived in Israel in March, 1985—six years after she applied for an exit visa from the U.S.S.R., the JTA and Jerusalem Post reported. In her eighth month of pregnancy at the time of her arrival, she was accompanied by her husband and two children from a previous marriage.

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