Luggage Guidelines

Booking Requirements

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Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel’s flight benefit includes a one-way ticket on an Aliyah eligible flight.

While adherence to health safety measures has required a streamlining in the types of flight options available, Nefesh B’Nefesh is working behind the scenes to assure a smooth landing at Ben Gurion.

  • Your Aliyah file, including required documents, will be prepared and presented to Misrad HaKlita ahead of your scheduled arrival
  • The most updated Israeli permits to enter Israel will be furnished to you prior to your departure
  • When booking 2 weeks in advance, an NBN Flight Care Kit will be mailed to your current residence

Please note:

  • Free Aliyah flights are only available to Olim awarded the Aliyah flight benefit by the Jewish Agency.  Please contact your Jewish Agency Shaliach for details.
  • For more information contact your Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Advisor or email
  • Nefesh B’Nefesh does not reimburse Olim who purchase their own tickets.
  • When you receive your Aliyah flight benefit approval from the Jewish Agency, the Nefesh B’Nefesh Flights Dept will reach out to you to discuss your flight options. NBN is in monitoring how COVID-19 impacts your Aliyah flight planning and continues to partner with EL AL to develop solutions to bring you home.

Nefesh B’Nefesh does not arrange Aliyah flights for Olim from the UK.  Please contact your Jewish Agency Shaliach in the UK to discuss your flight options and to book your flight.

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DISCLAIMER: Aliyah flights must be arranged via Nefesh B’Nefesh in order to utilize the Aliyah Flight Benefit. Once you submit your flight preferences and have the necessary approvals and documentation, we will assist you with booking your Aliyah flight. We will do our best to accommodate your first flight preference; however, we cannot guarantee that all Olim will receive their first choice. Nefesh B’Nefesh has the right to withdraw any of these flight options at any time. Should that occur, NBN will assist you in making alternate flight arrangements. Depending on the time of year in which you make Aliyah, not all of the options noted above may be available. If you cancel your reservation or change your flight fees may apply.

Summer 2020 Flight Information



July 7, 2020 Newark – UA90
July 20, 2020 Newark – UA90
July 26, 2020 San Francisco – UA954
Connection available from Orange County
July 27, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 2, 2020 Miami – Newark- UA90
August 5, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 9, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 10, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 11, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 16, 2020 San Francisco – UA954
Connection available from Orange County
August 18, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 23, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 26, 2020 Newark – UA90
August 26, 2020 Fort Lauderdale – Newark – UA90
August 30, 2020 Newark – UA90
September 9, 2020 Newark – UA90

Connecting flights may be coordinated, when available, through the Nefesh B’Nefesh Flights Department. The cost of connecting flights is not included in the Aliyah flight benefit and are the responsibility of Olim.

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