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  10/30/2013, Cheshvan 26, 5774

New Book Details Israeli Ethiopian Medicine & Food

A new book details the Jewish Ethiopian community's traditions in food and medicine. Ethiopia in Israel by Dikla Danino and Zohar Amar has been released just in time for the holiday of Sigd, which will be celebrated this year on Thursday. The book states that a large part of the community of Israel, especially the older generation, continue to use traditional medicinal herbs used in Ethiopia.