52 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 10, 2011 23:23

Fifty-two olim (new immigrants) arrived in Israel from North America on Thursday, among them a professional soccer player, Nefesh B'Nefesh said.

One of the new immigrants, 70-year-old Geoffrey Rogg, recalled meeting Israel's first prime minister David Ben-Gurion during a trip to Israel in 1969. Rogg, a fundraiser for Israel was updating the former prime minister on his activities when Ben-Gurion asked him: "Young man, all I want to know is when are you coming to live in Eretz Israel?"

Another of the new arrivals, 23-year-old soccer player Genna Brand, was set to join Israeli national women's soccer champion team ASA Tel Aviv.


Related Content

Breaking news
April 26, 2018
Trump: Iran messed with Obama, they don't mess with me

By JPOST.COM STAFF

Israel Weather
  • 15 - 23
    Beer Sheva
    17 - 21
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 12 - 18
    Jerusalem
    15 - 21
    Haifa
  • 19 - 27
    Elat
    16 - 27
    Tiberias