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It was my pleasure to receive a letter from an Ethiopian, addressed to Aliyah Magazine. No, he is not Jewish, but describes a very challenging and moving episode in the life of his family, that might be timely to share.
He wrote for help in speeding up an Aliyah application. While, we are limited in this field, there are no bounds around wanting to re-unite the Children of Israel in the Jewish Homeland.
June 8th 2012
I have learnt that you are so caring and highly respected. I did not have
such fast experiences in responding someone’s request. I thank you very
much for your advice and the concern as well.
If it helps you can print the information. Because, I know your objective.
Even our history is worse than the stated. Thus, if it helps, please do
not hesitate to use it.
June 5th 2012
Let me give you clear picture of the whole story. I am not originally from your blood line. But married your blood sister 20 years back and having 2 children (1 boy and 1 daughter). My wife is clearly Israeli descendent
from both parents line.
are believed to be “Evil eye” or ‘hyena riding’ people by most of the Ethiopian population. Even though I did not believe on this backward attitude, my children are highly affected by these taboo attitudes. They
are also thought to learn from parents and rejected by their school mates.
We frequently changed our location and could not stand the pressure. They are living with absolute disparate psychological problems. They are called
as Migrants! Evil eyes! Hyena riders! So and so!!
processing for aliyah, the holy land of God.
Thus, I need to get somebody or organization which can help us to trace our eligibility and speed up the process for my wife, my 3 children and myself."