Thursday, July 24, 2008

Exodus survivor makes aliyah

An 88-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Exodus in 1947 immigrated to Israel.

Frances Greenberg arrived in Israel Tuesday along with more than 200 other immigrants from North America on a flight charted by Nefesh B'Nefesh.

Greenberg, was the only family member to survive World War II.

After the Exodus was denied entry to Israel, she was sent back to Germany and met her husband, who wanted to live in the United States.

"It's time to fulfill the dream of my youth," she said. "After 60 years, I am finally coming to Israel to stay."

Some 2,000 Jews from North America and Great Britain will make aliyah this summer under the auspices of Nefesh B'Nefesh.

Some 450 new immigrants from France were scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday on three separate flights under the auspices of the Jewish Agency and the French AMI association. (JTA)

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  1. Showing posts with label Exodous.

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