Saturday, July 31, 2010

(NEWS) 1000 Immigrants From 17 Countries Arrive In Israel

"Also this week, Jewish Agency launches first summer camp program in country for teens from former Soviet Union.

The Jewish Agency for Israel brought 1,000 new immigrants from 17 countries to Israel this week, including 550 new olim from France, more than 100 from the United Kingdom, 60 from South Africa and 170 from South America.

Upon arriving in Israel, the new immigrants received all the initial absorption services – from opening a bank account to signing up for health insurance – at a mini-expo organized by the Jewish Agency. They also received their new Israeli ID cards at a ceremony at the Western Wall."

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