Aliya Under Fire
Yesterday, 64 new immigrants ranging between the ages of 8 months and 91-years-old arrived at Ben Gurion airport with Nefesh b’Nefesh.
Among them was 26-year-old Becky Kopchin of Chicago who is moving to Beersheva, a frequent target of Hamas’ missile attacks. Becky explained, “Even though the security situation in Israel is dangerous right now, and there are missiles falling in Beersheva, where I want to move, I am not afraid…I am a Jew, and I always dreamed of making aliya to Israel. This is my home…”