233 North American new Olim arrived home to Israel this morning, Wedensday, August 17, 2106, on a Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah flight.
Approximately 50,000 people have made Aliya with NBN since it was established.
The honor of being number 50,000 was given to Rivka Geltzer, 22.
Geltzer has a degree in economics from Columbia University in New York, and will joining the IDF. She received her new Teudat Zehut (ID card) directly from President Ruby Rivlin.
From the photos you can see that around 75 of the new Olim will be joining the IDF.
What more can we say beyond, “Welcome Home!”
Photos by Ehud Amitun / TPS