Ethiopian Aliyah Speeds Up; End in March 2014

The government has decided to increase the pace of aliyah from Ethiopia, with the goal of completing immigration within two years.Maayana Miskin, 7/8/2012, 7:37 PM

Ethiopian Protesters Unhappy with Gov't Plan

Cabinet decision to assist Ethiopian immigrants lacks substance, say protesters, citing police brutality.Gil Ronen, 5/13/2012, 9:46 PM

Prime Minister: Ethiopian Jews are Flesh of Our Flesh

PM: there will be no more schools in Israel in which most pupils are Ethiopian. Housing, labor aid for Ethiopian Jews approved.Gil Ronen, 5/13/2012, 7:36 PM

Israel Appoints First Ever Ethiopian Ambassador

Foreign Ministry announces that Ethiopian-born Beylanesh Zevadia will serve as Israel's ambassador to Ethiopia.Elad Benari, 2/29/2012, 12:12 AM

Knesset Preparing 'Corrective Discrimination' of Ethiopians

Knesset's Aliyah and Absorption Committee visits Ethiopians in Kiryat Malachi, sees racism and success stories.Gil Ronen, 1/22/2012, 9:41 PM

Ethiopians Protest Discrimination in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews and their supporters rallied Wednesday against discrimination and racism at a protest across from the Knesset. Chana Ya'ar, 1/18/2012, 6:11 PM

Kiryat Malachi - a City of Absorption, not of Racism

Despite reports of discrimination against Ethiopians in Kiryat Malachi, its Torah core group shows the opposite is true.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/16/2012, 3:12 AM

Peres: Israel Should Thank Ethiopians for Coming Here

It's not Ethiopian immigrants who should thank Israel for rescuing them - Israel should thank them for coming, Shimon Peres said.David Lev, 1/12/2012, 1:01 PM

Ethiopian Leader: Embrace the Ethiopian Community

Avraham Negosa, a leader of Ethiopian Jewry in Israel: It's hard for Ethiopians to adapt to life in Israel. They should be embraced.Elad Benari, 11/25/2011, 6:12 AM

The Sigd: A Traditional Ethiopian Holiday 'Comes Home' to Israel

Thursday marks the holiday of Sigd, a traditional holiday celebrated by the Ethiopian Jewish community, with prayers, fasting and feasting.David Lev, 11/24/2011, 11:13 AM

Bnei Akiva's Ethiopian Youth Celebrate Sigd

Bnei Akiva's Ethiopian youth will hit Jerusalem's pedestrian mall and celebrate the traditional Sigd holiday with passersby.Elad Benari, 11/23/2011, 3:15 AM

Celebrating 20 Years of Ethiopian Aliyah

A ceremony Thursday marked 20 years since Operation Solomon. Arutz Sheva spoke to a young woman born on the plane to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 11/4/2011, 10:22 AM

Rivlin: Begin Ended Israel's Injustice to Ethiopian Jewry

Knesset Speaker at event marking 20 years since Operation Solomon: "The Zionism of Ethiopian Jews began long before Operation Solomon."Elad Benari, 7/27/2011, 2:01 AM

Jerusalem Day is Remembrance Day for Ethiopian Jewry

The first Ethiopian Jews to reach Israel in the 1980's crossed to Sudan by foot to escape from Ethiopia. Thousands died and are remembered today.IsraelNN Staff, 6/1/2011, 10:55 AM

80 Ethiopian Jews Arrested at Protest in Addis Ababa

80 Ethiopian Jews arrested during a demonstration near the Israeli Embassy in Addis Ababa, where they demanded Israeli citizenship.Elad Benari, 3/31/2011, 2:18 AM

New Equal Opportunity Law for Ethiopians

The Knesset has passed a law requiring government agencies and private firms to guarantee a”reasonable amount” of job openings for Ethiopians.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/30/2011, 9:19 AM

IDF Boosts Integration for Ethiopian-Israeli Soldiers

Study finds the IDF's Amir course for Ethiopian-born soldiers increases motivation to join elite units.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2011, 8:29 PM

Aliyah from Ethiopia Back after Delay

Immigration from Ethiopia resumes after a delay caused by chicken pox. More than 330 to arrive on midnight flights.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2011, 8:42 PM

30 New Civil Service Positions for Ethiopian Community

Cabinet seeks to improve proportion of Ethiopian Jewish academics in the civil service, with 30 new positions in the year 2011.INN Staff, 11/29/2010, 11:46 AM

Falash Mura on Their Way to Israel

Gov't decides to allow the eligible members of the nearly-8,000 strong Falash Mura tribe in Ethiopia to immigrate to Israel over four years.Hillel Fendel, 11/15/2010, 4:18 PM

Government Votes to Begin Final Ethiopian Aliyah

The government has voted to begin a final mass aliyah from Ethiopia, after which immigration from the country will end.Maayana Miskin, 11/14/2010, 7:41 PM

Photo Essay: Ethiopian Jewry: Emblem of Jewish Continuity

'Nothing proves Jewish eternity like Ethiopian Jewry,' says Rabbi Druckman as Ethiopian Jews celebrate Sigd holiday. INN was there.Maayana Miskin, photos and video by Ben Bresky, 11/5/2010, 10:53 AM

Ethiopian Community Begins Sigd Celebrations

Sigd celebrations kick off in residence of President Shimon Peres.Elad Benari, 10/11/2010, 3:11 AM

Jerusalem Day is Day of Remembrance for Ethiopian Jews

Jerusalem Day is a Day of Remembrance in the Ethiopian Jewish community, for the thousands who didn't manage to complete the trek to the holy land.Hana Levi Julian, 5/12/2010, 1:13 PM

Ethiopian Olim Knock on Computer Industry's Door

Eighteen young olim (new immigrants) from Ethiopia have completed a first-of-its-kind computer systems training course.Hillel Fendel, 5/5/2010, 3:55 PM

'Sample Seder' for New Olim

Hundreds of new immigrants from Ethiopia are hosted for a sample Passover seder, their first ever.Maayana Miskin, 3/25/2010, 8:55 PM

Hundreds Demand Falash Mura Immigration

Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews demonstrated outside the PM's office, demanding: "Bring to Israel the 20,000 Falash Mura stuck in Ethiopian camps."Hillel Fendel, 1/10/2010, 5:21 PM

Sigd Ethiopian Festivities at Petach Tikvah School

The Sigd holiday of Ethiopian Jews was held 3 days early in Petach Tikva when the Education Minister attended celebrations at a school there.Yoni Kempinski, 11/16/2009, 11:34 AM

Poll Shows Anti-Hareidi Bias in the Workplace

A study shows that employers in several “elite” fields are biased against hareidi-religious, Ethiopians, Arabs.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2009, 10:34 PM

Last-Minute Solution to Petach Tikva School Crisis

The Education Ministry, the city of Petach Tikva, and local schools have reached a last-minute deal to absorb 100 immigrant pupils. Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2009, 9:02 PM

No Immigrants? No Funding, Semi-Private Schools Told

Semi-private schools that refused to take in immigrants from Ethiopia may lose their funding, as the Education Ministry rejects compromise deal.Maayana Miskin, 8/30/2009, 11:07 PM

Shomron: We'll be Glad to Take Ethiopian Kids from Petach Tikva

The struggle in Petah Tikva over where to enroll 50 young immigrants in school has revealed deeper issues involved in immigrant absorption.Maayana Miskin and Gil Ronen, 8/28/2009, 10:20 AM