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New Jewish immigrants from Ukraine celebrate first Chanukah in Israel

JNS.org | Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 8:34 am

More than 200 new Jewish immigrants from Ukraine arrived in Israel last week and celebrated their first Chanukah in the Jewish state.

The flight of 208 immigrants was chartered by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) and arrived at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport on the seventh day of Chanukah. The immigrants enjoyed a festive breakfast of jelly doughnuts and lit a menorah in the airport.

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