Re: Congratulations to the New Olim and 493 pictures posted online
- From: Eliyahu <lrooff@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 20:22:45 +0000 (UTC)
On Sep 4, 10:26 pm, jrichman <jrich...@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Everyone!Great pics, Jacob! My wife and I both enjoyed looking through all of
On Tuesday, September 4, I was at Ben-Gurion airport to greet the new
olim that made aliyah from North America to Israel.
Congratulations to the 210 olim that have returned to their homeland.
The excitement was everywhere and you knew that Jewish history was
unfolding before your very eyes.
This last flight of summer 2007 included 96 singles and 29 families
with 46 children. The youngest oleh in the group is 5 weeks old and
the oldest oleh is 93 years old. The flight also included 4 dogs and 2
I took 331 pictures of the exciting event and I posted them online at:http://www.jr.co.il/pictures/israel/history/2007/a218.htm
Jonathan Stein was also at the airport and I posted (thanks Jonathan)
162 of his pictures at:http://www.jr.co.il/pictures/israel/history/2007/a246.htm
When the first page appears, press the F11 key to view the full length
of the pictures. To move from page to page, use the navigation buttons
on the bottom of the screen.
May the aliyah from all over of the world grow and bring more Jews
back to their homeland, Eretz Yisrael.
them and wishing we were there. When we looked at the shots that
included the IDF soldiers there to welcome them, she and I both look
at the soldiers and exclaimed almost together, "They look like
children. Why aren't they in school?" :-) I guess that's a sign that
we're getting old...
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