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      Archive: 2/26/2012

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        2/26/2012, Adar 3, 5772

      Cabinet Endorses Ethiopian Heritage Center Bill

      The government decided, Sunday, to support the second and third reading of a measure to establish the Ethiopian Heritage Center.

      Initiated during the last Knesset by current Minister for Improvement of Government Services,  Michael Eitan, among its actions to benefit Ethiopian immigrants, the proposal calls for the establishment of a center that will coordinate research activities, education and the perpetuation of the cultural heritage of the Ethiopian Jews. If approved, the center will include a unique library, archive and research center on the subject.