This was the official name of the secret operation to fly thousands of Yemeni Jews to Israel.
On Wings of Eagles
On Wings of Eagles. Between June 1949 and September 1950 the operation brought 49,000 Yemeni and other Jews to Israel. The name of the operation came from two Bible verses – Exodus 19:4 "The LORD said … I bare you on eagles’ wings, and brought you unto myself." and Isaiah 40:31 "The LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles."
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