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  Av 15, 5767 , 30/07/07

Second Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) Flight Arrives Tuesday

The second Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) flight of the summer is to leave New York in several hours and arrive at Ben Gurion airport Tuesday morning with 200 more olim (immigrants to Israel). Minister of Welfare Yitzchak Herzog (Labor), Minister of Immigration Ya'akov Edry (Kadima), and Knesset Members Aryeh Eldad (National Union) and Yoel Hasson (Kadima) are scheduled to greet the newcomers.
Among the olim are a World War II veteran who will join his daughter living in Israel, four doctors and a four-month-old baby. They hail from the United States and Canada and will live in 28 different communities throughout Israel, according to NBN.

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