Watch Live: Nefesh B'Nefesh olim arrive in Israel
Arrival ceremony at Ben-Gurion Airport awaits 229 new immigrants from the US and Canada.
Olim arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport Photo: Sasson Tiram
A batch of 229 new Israeli immigrants from the US and Canada were set to land at Ben-Gurion Airport on Thursday morning where Nefesh B'Nefesh plans to greet them in a special arrival ceremony.
Among the new olim are 38 families and 13 youths who are set to enlist in the IDF to begin their military service. The youngest oleh is a six-month-old baby, while the oldest oleh arriving is 86-years-old.