Australian woman, 96, making aliya

August 28, 2012 17:12

SYDNEY – A 96-year-old woman is making aliya from Australia on Wednesday morning.

Lily Hyde will leave the Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home in Sydney for Tel Aviv, where she will be reunited with her family.

Believed to be the oldest Australian ever to immigrate to Israel, Hyde was born in Durban, South Africa and worked as a music teacher in an orphanage in Johannesburg.

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