Mrs. Porath went to Israel in January 1969. He was there to officiate at
the marriage of his granddaughter Chana.
Chana, the daughter of
Benjy and Esther Porath, had come to Israel for 1967-1968
on a student exchange program from CWRU to Hebrew
University, She went to Hebron to help out and met
Tzvika Idels and they decided to get married. Chana was
the first grandchild to decide to live in Israel.
Her parents would follow in August 1970 with her
younger brother and sister. Brother Paul Porath came in
September 1973. Since that time many others in the Porath
family have made aliyah.