Watch: 239 new Olim come home

Watch as 30 families, 90 children, 17 singles, 57 future lone soldiers and 2 National Service volunteers arrive in Israel.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Olim arrive in Israel with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Olim arrive in Israel with Nefesh B'Nefesh
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57 future Lone Soldiers were among 239 North American Olim who arrived in Israel on Wednesday on a special Aliyah flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.

This specially chartered flight was generously being sponsored by Denver, Colorado local, Heidi Rothberg in coordination with Jewish National Fund-USA and was facilitated in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah & Integration, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel (KKL), JNF-USA and Tzofim-Garin Tzabar.

The passengers on this flight included dozens of Jewish communal leaders and 27 medical professionals as well as a diverse group of individuals from 24 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. On board the flight were 30 families, 90 children, and three sets of twins.

A special welcome ceremony for the new Olim was held at Ben Gurion Airport upon the flight’s arrival and included more than one thousand guests, friends, family members and Israeli dignitaries.