Which countries did Israeli Jews emigrate from in 1939-1951 ? This table is incomplete (for example, it only shows the origin of ~3000 in 1948). Is better data available (preferably online) ?
Generally, it used to divide the immigration to Israel into "waves"(free translation from Hebrew). during this year, 1939 to 1951, it used to include three waves:
- Aliya Bet(free translation: Immigration 2nd) during WW2 Included ~17,000 immigrants, most of them Europeans.
- Aliya Bet after WW2 Included ~85,000 immigrants, most of them Europeans
- The mass "Aliya" since Israeli independence(May '48) to 1951 Included ~650,000 immigrants from many countries; as Iraq(20%),Romania(19%), Poland(17%), Yemen(8%), Morocco(7%), Bulgaria(6%), Turkey(%), Libya(5%) and Iran, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Germany, Egypt, USSR, Yugoslavia(all of them 3% or less). Reference for these data can be found here(In Hebrew)