127 IDF recruits from N. America land in Israel
By GIL STERN STERN SHEFLER
August 14, 2012 07:12
A flight carrying some 350 olim from North America including 127 young men and women set to join the Israel Defense Forces arrived in Israel Tuesday morning.
The flight, organized by Nefseh B'nefesh, a group which facilitates Jewish immigration to Israel, was expected to be greeted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the airport.
The special charter was organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel and Tzofim Garin Tzabar.