Group shot of the 127 soon-to-be-soldiers that made Aliyah to Israel. Two young local Cincinnati girls, Lainey Paul, 19, and Stefanie Zimerman, 18, are making Aliyah. They left for Israel on August 13. Immediately after becoming Israeli citizens, they will be joining the Israel Defense Forces. Their flight included a record high 127 soon-to-be IDF soldiers.