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        7/27/2011, Tammuz 25, 5771

      Rivlin: Israel Has Done Injustice to Ethiopian Jewry


      The Menachem Begin Heritage Center held a special event on Tuesday marking 20 years since Operation Solomon, which brought over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel in 1991. This event was also an evening of appreciation for former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who served as Prime Minister at that time and initiated the whole operation.