Live: Netanyahu greets batch of Nefesh B'Nefesh olim
Record number 127 of 350 new olim brought on chartered plane in aliya group plan on enlisting in the IDF.
New Israel immigrants ready to join IDF Photo: Shahar Azran
A batch of 350 new immigrants from Canada and the United States, among
them a record number of 127 young men and women who are planning to
enlist in the IDF, were set to arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport Tuesday to
start their aliya process.
In a special ceremony organized by Nefesh B'Nefesh, the North American
immigrants will be greeted by a host of high-level Israeli dignitaries,
including Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Minister of Immigrant
Absorption Sofa Landver and Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky.