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One-Third of Plane of ‘Olim’ to Enlist in IDF

The good news is that 338 more American Jews are moving to Israel. The and news is that 5 million are not.
Yankees President Randy Levine and wife Mindy, center, at Yankee Stadium with young men and women planning aliyah and service in the IDF.

Yankees President Randy Levine and wife Mindy, center, at Yankee Stadium with young men and women planning aliyah and service in the IDF.
Photo Credit: Shahar Azran, courtesy Nefesh B’Nefesh

The next batch of new immigrants – “olim”- from the United States is scheduled to land at Ben Gurion Airport Tuesday morning, and 108 of the 338 newbies are planning to enlist directly into the IDF.

The charter flight by the Nefesh B’Nefesh group will fly 37 families, including 107 children, all of whom will be greeted by Israel’s new President, Reuven Rivlin, Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky, among other officials.

Aliyah form the United States and Canada is co-sponsored by the Jewish Agency and the Ministry of Aliyah, the Jewish national Fund (JNF) and the “Tzofim garin Tsabar” movement that oversees the enlistment of olim ready to start out their lives in Israel as soldiers.

New York Yankees president Randy Levine treated 40 of the prospective new soldiers to a baseball game as a going-away present.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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13 Responses to “One-Third of Plane of ‘Olim’ to Enlist in IDF”

  1. G-d Bless and Protect you all

  2. G-d Bless and Protect you all

  3. It’s always a possibility as the US turns to rubbish

  4. It’s always a possibility as the US turns to rubbish

  5. Welcome home & mazal tov!

  6. Welcome home & mazal tov!

  7. Meyer Falik says:

    Don’t worry the other 5 million will be coming soon. You gotta have faith.

  8. Love Israel, but I am an American. This country has been great to my family and to Jews. Most of us should stay, our influence here helps Israel.

  9. GOD BLESS ISRAEL+IDF.
    GOD LOVES YOU ISRAEL+IDF.
    GOD PROTECT ISRAEL+IDF.
    WE LOVE YOU ISRAEL +IDF.
    WE STAND WITH YOU ISRAEL+IDF.
    FOREVER

  10. Skid Marks says:

    GOD’S PURPOSE, DISGUISED IN WORLDLY TERMS AS DISCRIMINATION AND WORSE, IS TO GET JEWS TO MAKE ALIYAH TO ISRAEL, THE PROMISED LAND

  11. Skid Marks says:

    YES THEY WILL. MILLIONS WILL MAKE ALIYAH SOON. IT IS GOD CALLING THEM HOME, HOME TO ISRAEL, THE PROMISED LAND, WHERE THEY BELONG ! THE AGE IS ALMOST OVER. THE LORD IS COMING BACK TO EARTH TO RULE AND REIGN WITH AN IRON ROD.

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