First 2009 Charter Aliyah Flight to Arrive Tuesday July 7

July 5, 2009 / 13 Tammuz 5769

MEDIA ADVISORY

FIRST 2009 CHARTER ALIYAH FLIGHT TO KICK OFF RECORD SUMMER OF 3,000 OLIM

Minister of Immigrant Absorption Sofa Landver and newly appointed Chairman of the Jewish Agency Natan Sharansky will welcome 232 Olim this Tuesday at Ben Gurion

WHO:     232 North American Olim, including Yehuda and Aviva Zuller of Staten Island, NY, who named their son Gilad in solidarity with Gilad Shalit who was captured one week prior to the baby’s birth. Little Gilad Zuller just celebrated his 3rd birthday.

WHAT:     First of 3,000 Olim from North America and the UK arriving this summer on 15 Aliyah flights organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh and The Jewish Agency.

Family and friends around the world will be able to watch a live feed of the Olim landing in Israel and follow the welcome ceremony on a dedicated online webcast, at: www.nbn.org.il/live

WHEN:     Tuesday, July 7th, 2009
7:00 AM (Registration required)

Photographer entrance to the tarmac is by advance registration only

WHERE:     Ben Gurion Airport, Terminal 1 (Gate 8, near the old arrivals hall). Plenty of parking available. Press will then proceed to the tarmac for the flight arrival. PLEASE NOTE that latecomers will NOT have access to the tarmac.

UPCOMING ALIYAH FLIGHTS:   * August 4th *  August 19th * September 8th

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PRESS REGISTRATION:
Dena Wimpfheimer 054-659-7796 / dena@djwconsult.com

For further information contact:
Michael Jankelowitz,
Liaison to the Foreign Press, Jewish Agency for Israel
Mobile: +972-52-6130220
Voice-mail: +972-2-620-2780
michaelj@jafi.org 
website: www.jewishagency.org

 


 

 

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