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  10/29/2012, Cheshvan 13, 5773

240 Ethiopians to Arrive on 'Wings of a Dove' Monday

About 240 immigrants from Ethiopia - half of them children - are scheduled to arrive in at Ben-Gurion International Airport, Monday afternoon, on the opening flight of Operation Wings of a Dove, organized by the Jewish Agency, following the government's decision, in July, to speed up the pace of aliyah and close the bringing of the Falash Mura to Israel. The 17.5-million-shekel operation is scheduled to last until October 2013.

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