Tag Archives: Ben-Gurion Airport

Israel: PM Netanyahu welcomes record 3 millionth tourist

Israel welcomed the 3 millionth tourist to visit the country during 2017 in a ceremony at Ben Gurion Airport, setting a new annual record with nearly two months to go in the calendar year.

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Israel: Long-lost Ethiopian Jews reunite with family

More than 200 families and supporters greeted a group of 72 Ethiopian Jews arriving in at the Ben Gurion Airport on the latest aliyah flight arranged by the Jewish Agency and sponsored by the Christian Embassy.

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Ukraine: 230 Jews leave exile and return to Israel

Immigrants from Ukraine have arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport in a modern reenactment of the Exodus journey from exile to freedom as the holiday of Passover approaches.

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Israel: Reinforcements on the way

A charter flight from North American is due in at Ben-Gurion airport carrying 221 new American and Canadian ‘Olim.’

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Israel: Ben-Gurion airport holds Ebola drill

Officials challenged to identify travelers suspected of carrying deadly disease; prime minister orders increased measures against outbreak.

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Israel: Record-breaking “Children’s Aliyah Flight” touches down

Gilad Schalit accompanied 231 North American Olim aboard this summer’s first Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight.

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Israel: Oldest couple to make aliyah arrives

The Torah says Abraham was 75 years old when he left his native land of Haran and set out to make his home in Canaan, but he was a spring chicken compared with the couple who arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport on Tuesday.

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