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  אב 17, 5768 , 18/08/08

290 Brits, North Americans Make Aliyah Tomorrow

Nefesh B'Nefesh, the organization dedicated to facilitating Jewish immigration to Israel (Aliyah), announced today that 290 British and North American Jews will be arriving in two packed El Al flights tomorrow (Tuesday). Among the new immigrants are 110 children, the youngest only one month old.

The North American contingent is the fourth chartered Nefesh B'Nefesh flight this summer, while the UK arrivals will be on board the seventh group Aliyah flight.

V.I.P.s scheduled to greet the new arrivals at Ben Gurion International Airport include former Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud), former Israeli Ambassador to the United States and Co-Chairman of Nefesh B'Nefesh Danny Ayalon, and co-founders of Nefesh B'Nefesh, Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Tony Gelbart. 

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