Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Wednesday evening flight to a summit in Greece will be piloted by Israel’s first ever female Charedi first officer.
Nehama Spiegel Novak, recently qualified as a first officer at the national flag carrier El Al, will navigate a chartered Boeing 737 from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport to the Greek city of Thessaloniki, where the Prime Minister is attending an Israel-Greece-Cyprus summit.
Novak put herself through flight school in Israel and the United States and was accepted into the El Al course in and began flying just in 2017.
A mother of four children, Novak is married and lives in an Yerushalayim. Read more at i24News.