Million Olim from Russia Honored

The Jewish Agency held a special event for the immigrants and provided some brand-new "olim" with Israeli ID cards.

Aharon Deutch, INN TV, | updated: 06:28

Proud Olah (immigrant) with ID
Proud Olah (immigrant) with ID
Israel news photo: INN TV

The Jewish Agency held an event to honor the numerous immigrants to the State of Israel from the former Soviet Union, who number over one million.

At the ceremony, immigrants who just arrived this week were already given their Israeli ID cards, in an unprecedented red-tape-slashing move.

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