Monday, July 10, at the international airport named Ben-Gurion landed the plane, which was carrying 200 immigrants from France. With adults, arrived in Israel 74 children.
New Israelis at the gangway was met by the Minister of aliyah and immigrant absorption Sofa Landwehr and the Chairman of the Jewish Agency «Sohnut» Natan Sharansky.
The press service of the Ministry of immigrant absorption reported that there has recently been a decline in aliyah from France. The Ministry, headed by Landwehr, together with the «Jewish Agency» and other relevant organizations make efforts in order to increase aliyah from Europe and help her to adapt successfully in Israel.
According to forecasts of the Ministry of absorption until the end of summer, Israel will come to about 6,000 new immigrants.