Last Jews from South Sudan arrive in Israel

Family torn apart during Operation Moses reunites decades later in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 1:00 PM

Film about rescue of Ethiopian Jews from Sudan comes to Netflix

Chris Evans stars in 'The Red Sea Diving Resort,' about Mossad agents who set up fake resort as front to smuggle Ethiopian Jews to Israel.Emily Burack, JTA, 7/17/2019, 9:27 PM

Are the 'Ethiopian protests' really led by Ethiopians?

Far-left and Arab activists spotted participating in and in some cases leading the riots sparked by death of Ethiopian teenager.David Rosenberg, 7/3/2019, 1:03 PM

Israel gears up for new wave of protests

Protests by members of Ethiopian community planned across Israel beginning Wednesday afternoon, including road-blocking demonstrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 11:56 AM

Blocked by protesters, out of food and without baby's medicine

Beit Shemesh family stuck in traffic during Ethiopian community protests calls for help to get medication for baby with heart condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 11:35 AM

83 injured as Ethiopian protesters riot across Israel

Dozens of police officers injured, along with protesters, passersby, and a fireman. Stones thrown, cars set on fire, and roads blocked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 8:12 AM

Israel marks Ethiopian Jews' Memorial Day

President, PM address memorial ceremony on Mt. Herzl for Ethiopian Jews who perished while attempting to make it to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2019, 2:27 PM

Hollywood dives deep into 1980s Israeli spy 'resort' in Sudan

New film recounts secret Mossad operation to rescue Ethiopian Jews via secret outpost on Sudanese coast.Clothilde Mraffko, AFP, 9/25/2018, 7:33 AM

'We will bring another 1,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel'

PM convenes Ministerial Committee on the Advancement and Integration of Israeli Citizens of Ethiopian Origin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 5:57 PM

Jewish diplomat who helped plan Operation Moses, dies at 82

American Jewish diplomat behind stunning 1984 airlift of Ethiopian Jews to Israel passes away at age 82.JTA, 8/27/2018, 3:49 PM

Chief Rabbi: 'Edah's ban on Ethiopian employees is pure racism'

Sephardic Chief Rabbi blasts decision by prominent haredi court to ban Ethiopian Jews from wine production.David Rosenberg, 6/26/2018, 9:10 AM

Deri gives Ethiopian Jew, Bible Quiz contestant Israeli ID card

Ethiopian Jewish teenager whose father, siblings live in Israel, had been initially required to leave country after annual Bible quiz.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2018, 12:04 PM

Ethiopian Jewish Bible Quiz contestant won't be forced to leave

Representative of Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel's Bible Quiz granted residency status, after initially asked to leave country.David Rosenberg, 4/15/2018, 7:14 PM

Waiting to come to Israel, Ethiopians prepare for Pesach

Remaining Ethiopians waiting to immigrate to Israel prepare for Passover.JTA, 3/29/2018, 11:47 AM

Funding of Ethiopian aliyah left out of state budget?

Chairman of Absorption Committee wonders why government decision to bring remaining Jews in Ethiopia to Israel not included in budget.Benny Tocker, 3/6/2018, 9:48 AM

Uri Lubrani, former Israeli ambassador to Iran, dead at 91

Veteran Israeli diplomat helped coordinate 'Operation Solomon' which brought Ethiopian Jews to Israel in 1990, advised Defense Ministry.David Rosenberg, 3/5/2018, 12:31 PM

Government approves status of Ethiopian 'kessim'

Prime Minister: 'This arrangement should have been implemented a long time ago, and I am pleased that we have the opportunity to do so now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 4:45 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau meets with Ethiopian rabbis

Chief Rabbi Lau met with Ethiopian rabbis in the wake of racial slurs cast against members of the Ethiopian community,Yoel Domb, 12/22/2016, 5:14 PM

Ethiopian MK: Police Chief's comments harm us

'The Police Chief called me to explain his comments; I told him he should apologize and put an end to the story.'Ido Ben Porat, 8/31/2016, 4:03 PM

MK: Prosecute all of the racists

'Ethiopian women need not apply' in wanted ad stirs controversy, with Likud MK calling for criminal investigation into company.Benny Toker, 8/10/2016, 7:21 PM

Ethiopian Kessim call to end Christian Aliyah

Ethiopian Jewish spiritual leaders urge Netanyahu to let them oversee immigration of Falash Mura, warning missionaries are being allowed in.Shimon Cohen, 5/26/2016, 5:25 PM

Housing benefits for new immigrants? Not so fast

Ethiopian Jew who made aliyah in 2002 shocked to be refused aid in purchasing an apartment - because his wife is Israeli born.Shimon Cohen, 5/1/2016, 6:35 PM

'Asleep at the wheel' on Falash Mura aliyah

Liba Center member calls on Zionist, religious and haredi MKs to oppose mass aliyah of Ethiopian Jews due to their unclear Jewish status.Benny Tocker, 4/11/2016, 5:19 PM

'An historic achievement uniting nation of Israel'

Likud MKs Neguise and Amsalem, who waged protest to have PM uphold resolution on Ethiopian aliyah, hail 'historic justice.'Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2016, 9:38 PM

Crisis averted: 1,300 Ethiopian Jews coming home

With coalition revolt, two Likud MKs manage to make Netanyahu backtrack after he scrapped resolution on Ethiopian aliyah.Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2016, 8:34 PM

Netanyahu's Likud feud caught on tape

PM recorded in faction meeting condemning MKs who are protesting his canceling of Ethiopian Ailyah decision, warns coalition is in danger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 11:27 AM

Ethiopian Jews protest cancellation of mass Aliyah

Up to 2,000 Ethiopian Jews march outside PM's office, demanding he rescind canceling immigration for their relatives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2016, 6:50 PM

'Stop discriminating against Ethiopians, converts'

ITIM chairman accuses Ministry of Religion of systematic discrimination against Ethipions, converts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 2:46 AM

The 'secret Jews' of Ethiopia are reemerging

For thousands of years, the Bal Ej practiced Judaism in secret - now they are reemerging, and they want to come home to Israel.Ari Soffer, 12/20/2015, 3:40 PM

Ethiopian Jews celebrate Sigd redemption holiday

Rivlin joins thousands of Ethiopian Jews in traditional holiday celebrating return to Israel, overlooking the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 6:09 PM

Report: Officials Made Ethiopians Pay for Aliyah

Ethiopians in Israel allege government officials forced them to pay to speed up process of bringing relatives to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 8/26/2015, 6:53 PM

Families of Ethiopian IDF Soldiers to Make Aliyah

Interior Minister Silvan Shalom vows to take immediate steps to bring 500 soldiers' families to Israel, complete Ethiopian Aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 4:05 PM

Probe into Beating of Ethiopian Soldier Closed

Criminal charges won't be launched against cop filmed violently arresting IDF soldier of Ethiopian origin; AG said soldier used force first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2015, 10:17 PM

Ethiopian Israelis Less Likely to Get Diplomas

Hebrew University study blames poor immigration absorption, 'feeling of discrimination' for students falling through the cracks.Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2015, 4:11 PM

24 Years Since Airlift of 14,500 Ethiopian Jews

IDF remembers Operation Solomon, largest aerial mission to return Jews to Israel, which got Ethiopian Jews out of harm's way.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2015, 1:12 PM

Again: Police Lose Hold on Protest in Tel Aviv

1,000 Ethiopian Israelis march; pre-coordinated protest begins to spiral out of control - despite prior agreement with police.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 10:38 PM

Elkin: Rethink How We View Ethiopian Aliyah

Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin says Ethiopian Jews must be addressed as 'equals', vows to stop discrimination after protests.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 10:05 AM

Policeman Who Beat Ethiopian Soldier Fired

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino announces steps against officer involved in brutal beating; second officer apparently not disciplined.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 8:12 PM

Israelis Asked 'Are Ethiopians Jews?'

2014 video poll, conducted prior to recent riots, shows interesting perspective on how Israelis view the Ethiopian-Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2015, 7:25 PM

Tel Aviv: Police Preparing for Mass Protests

Ethiopian community expected to rally once again Sunday night; riot dispersal means being prepared.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2015, 11:44 AM

Non-Jews Harassed Jewish Women Praying in Meron

Lehava anti-assimilation group describes how it stopped ushers harassing Jewish women at Rashbi's tomb on Lag B'Omer.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 5:53 PM

Kerry 'Confident' Israel Will Probe Violence

US Secretary of State says he is certain Israel will examine charges of violence in a way that 'honors the values' of Israeli people.Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 7:43 PM

Netanyahu Urges United Front Against Racism

PM urges Israel to 'stand together' during 3-hour meeting with Ethiopian sector leaders; program, ministerial committee to be formed.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2015, 5:44 PM

Edelstein: We Are On the Brink of Civil War

Knesset Speaker warns of imminent social crisis at opening summer session as Ethiopian protests against discrimination set to continue.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 5:27 PM

Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests

Only by working together will we find the path toward overcoming the obstacles that lie ahead,' the Jewish Agency chair warns.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2015, 4:29 PM

PM Meets with Ethiopian Soldier Assaulted by Cop

'I was shocked - things will change,' Netanyahu promises Damas Pakada, who was beaten by a police officer while in IDF uniform.Ari Yashar, 5/4/2015, 2:10 PM

Ethiopians, Police: NIF Fanning Violence

Ethiopian Jewish protester says external organizations stirring up violence, while police commander names New Israel Fund-connected groups.Ari Yashar, 5/4/2015, 1:35 PM

Police: Non-Ethiopian Groups Radicalized Protest

Head of police operations branch reveals external radical groups turned things violent, as Jerusalem gears up for protest.Ari Yashar, 5/4/2015, 11:42 AM

'Moderate Protest Left us Refugees in Our Land'

While condemning violence, Yamit and Gush Katif expelee says Ethiopian Jewish protest is unfortunately only way to implement change.Hezki Baruch, 5/4/2015, 9:27 AM

68 Hurt as Police Disperse Ethiopian Protest

Over 2,000 protesters blocked the entrance to Ayalon Highway in protest of police brutality against an Ethiopian soldier.Gil Ronen, 5/3/2015, 6:03 PM

Ethiopian Protests Move to Tel Aviv

Days after clashes erupted in Jerusalem during Ethiopian Jewish protests against racism, demonstrators plan march for Tel Aviv on Sunday.Cynthia Blank, 5/3/2015, 11:01 AM

Clashes as Ethiopian Jews Protest Police Brutality

After officer assaults Ethiopian soldier, 200 Ethiopian Jews block streets outside national police headquarters in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/30/2015, 5:45 PM

Likud MK Calls to Complete Ethiopian Aliyah

6,000 Jews remain in Gondart and Addis, MK Avraham Nagosa says, and it is Israel's duty to bring them home.Benny Toker, 4/22/2015, 10:17 PM

Jerusalem Synagogue Dedicated for Fallen Soldier

Barkat joins Ethiopian Jews commemorating Moshe Malko in new Jerusalem synagogue; 'finding happiness in small things.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 7:44 PM

Thousands Of Ethiopian Falash Mura May Get Visas

According to officials, there may be as many as 6,000 people still in Ethiopia who are relatives of families already in the country.Yaakov Levi, 10/29/2014, 9:22 PM

Tzohar: Rabbis Must Wed Ethiopian Couples

Zionist rabbis' group decried the refusal of city rabbis in Petah Tikvah to register members of the Ethiopian community for marriage.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2014, 3:30 PM

Help Yaffo's Ethiopian Jewish Community

Our Ethiopian Jewish brethren need our help - make this a truly special Pesach.Jonathan Boofti, 4/7/2014, 4:08 PM