This Nefesh B’Nefesh flight arriving on August 3rd carried a total of 234 new olim to Israel was greeted by President Shimon Peres and hundreds of guests. These olim were among the 3,000 making aliyah with Nefesh B’Nefesh over the course of the summer. Since its founding in 2002, the organization has been responsible for bringing over 25,000 people from the US, Canada and the UK.
Here are some statistics from this flight:
|Number of Olim||234|
|Youngest Oleh||5 months|
|New IDF Soldiers||85|
|Pets||2 dogs, 3 cats|
|Professions||Artist, athlete, consultant, dentist, educator, engineer, graphic designer, lawyer, marketing, physician, programmer, psychologist, Rabbi, real estate, social worker, travel agent|
|Where are they from?
|Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
Alberta, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal
|Where are they going?
|Afula, Ashkelon, Beersheva, Beit Shemesh, Givatayim, Jerusalem, Ma’alot, Modiin, Nof Ayalon, Rechovot, Rosh Ha’ayin, Tel Aviv, Yad Binyamin and various kibbutzim|