JAFI Brings 30 New Immigrants from War-Torn Georgia to Israel Tonight

August 12, 2008 / 11 Av 5768

Twenty-two new immigrants from Georgia will land in Israel at Ben Gurion International Airport tonight at 7pm on a special EL AL flight 30002 bringing a total of 215 Israelis and new immigrants to Israel.

A further eight new immigrants will be on special EL AL flight 30004 which lands at 9:30pm with a further 215 passengers.

The Director General of the Jewish Agency`s Immigration and Absorption Department Eli Cohen will be on hand to welcome the new immigrants at 7pm.

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