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The authors would like to thank Dr. Aeal Gross for his useful comments; ShaulGonen from the Agudah and Hanin Maike from the Jerusalem Open House for usefulinformation and contacts; Boaz Green and Elad Kahana who assisted in research; Wethank the international NGO communit who assisted us and continue to assist us inour efforts to resettle victims of persecution. We thank the Ford Foundation for itscontinuous support which enabled this stud.