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Geoffrey Rogg and his wife Zipora set to arrive in August on Nefesh B’Nefesh flight; Rogg made pledge to live in Israel in 1970.
It took him a while, but Geoffrey Rogg is about to fulfill the promise he made to former prime minister David Ben-Gurion 41 years ago.
In August, he and his wife, Zipora, will board a plane chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh and make aliya, bringing to a close a story that began in 1970 with a pledge he made in person to head of government.
Rogg, a British Jew who helped raise money for Israel through Keren Hanegev, was 28 years old in 1969 when he met Ben-Gurion at a fund-raiser function in London….