Ben Gurion airport – 232 North Americans will arrive in Israel on an special Aliyah flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel and JNF-USA next Wednesday, July 25.
The passengers include 127 children under age 17, representing more than half of the flight’s Olim. This diverse group of newcomers to Israel also includes people from 20 U.S. states and one Canadian province, individuals ranging in age from 23 days to 80 years old, 34 families, 18 singles, three sets of twins, six future IDF soldiers, and 12 medical professionals.
Thirty five percent of the flight (88 Olim) will be moving to Israel’s periphery, locations in the north and south of the country outside of the center’s metropolitan areas as well as Jerusalem, under the joint Nefesh B’Nefesh – KKL “Go Beyond” initiative.
A special welcome ceremony will be held at Ben Gurion Airport upon the flight’s arrival and will include:
Minister of Aliyah and Integration, Sofa Landver
Incoming Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel, Isaac Herzog
World Chairman of KKL-JNF, Danny Atar
Co- Founders of Nefesh B’Nefesh, Tony Gelbart and Rabbi Yehoshua Fass
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