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After years of delays, 180 Ethiopian immigrants to land in Israel Wednesday

180 Falash Mura immigrants from Ethiopia set to land in Israel Wednesday, after decades of waiting.

180 Ethiopian immigrants to land in Israel Wednesday

Petition to Supreme Court: Stop Ethiopian immigration of foreign nationals

'Those harmed by current immigration policy are actually Ethiopian Jews.'

Petition to Supreme Court: Stop immigration of foreign nationals

Israel briefly reopens Ben Gurion Airport for 302 immigrants from Ethiopia

In first exception since coronavirus shuttered the airport, Israel allows over 300 Ethiopian immigrants to land at Ben Gurion.

Israel briefly reopens airport for Ethiopian immigrantsplayer

'We're so excited to have you here'

PM participates in reception ceremony for first group of immigrants arriving with Minister Pnina Tamano Shata in Operation Tzur Yisrael.

'We're so excited to have you here'player

Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel, despite pandemic

Dozens of immigrants from Ethiopia arrive in Israel this week, bringing number of Ethiopian immigrants to arrive during pandemic to 269.

Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel, despite pandemic

Ministers discussing new ways of assisting lone soldiers

Minister of Immigration Absorption MK Pnina Tamano-Shata met MK Biton to discuss ways of assisting new immigrants serving in the IDF.

Ministers discussing new ways of assisting lone soldiers

Erdan: This is not a protest but a wave of violence

Public Security Minister discusses Ethiopian community's protest, says protest was justified but the accompanying violence was not.

Erdan: This is not a protest but a wave of violence

Three policemen injured in Ethiopian immigrant protest

Demonstrations held on several main roads in protest of the death of Solomon Tekah, who was shot by a police officer.

Three policemen injured in Ethiopian immigrant protest

Ethiopian immigrant protest gains traction

Mass demonstration today at Kiryat Chaim police station with hands tied to protest shooting of Ethiopian youth by plainclothes policeman.

Ethiopian immigrant protest gains tractionplayer

Israeli-Ethiopian village keeps Ethiopian-Jewish heritage alive

Special Ethiopian village in Southern city of Kiryat Gat aims to preserve Jewish-Ethiopian culture.

Israeli-Ethiopian village keeps Ethiopian-Jewish heritage aliveplayer

Operation Yehudith underway: 80 Ethiopian Olim arrive in Israel

83 Ethiopian immigrants (Olim) land at Ben Gurion Airport.

Operation Yehudith underway: 80 Ethiopian Olim arrive in Israel

Tel Aviv yeshiva prepares Ethiopian scholars for rabbinate

Former chief rabbi visits new yeshiva founded to prepare young Ethiopian Torah scholars for rabbinic ordination..

Tel Aviv yeshiva prepares Ethiopian scholars for rabbinateplayer

WATCH: 70 excited Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel

Ethiopian immigrants express excitement and gratitude at opportunity to meet relatives they haven't seen in five - or 25 - years.

WATCH: 70 excited Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel player

Ethiopian immigrants celebrate Bar/Bat Mitzvah for 35 children

200 members of Tel Aviv new immigrant Ethiopian community celebrate a festive Bar Mitzvah ceremony for 35 of their children.

Ethiopian immigrants celebrate Bar/Bat Mitzvah for 35 childrenplayer

Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Government sees 39% drop in number of Ethiopians relying on welfare income supplements.

Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Ethiopian Chief Rabbi dismissed from office

Despite many cases in which the Ministry of Religious Services extends a term past retirement age, they quickly terminated Rabbi Hadane.

Ethiopian Chief Rabbi dismissed from office

Ethiopian Israelis Less Likely to Get Diplomas

Hebrew University study blames poor immigration absorption, 'feeling of discrimination' for students falling through the cracks.

Ethiopian Israelis Less Likely to Finish Matriculation Exams

Torah Sociology and Redemptive Aspects of Ethiopian Jewish Aliyah

Torah Sociology and Redemptive Aspects of Ethiopian Jewish Aliyah

Ethiopian Aliyah Continues, Official Insists

Ethiopian Jewish community leader notes that despite reports that Aliyah has ended, dozens still arrive every month.

Despite Claims, Official Insists Ethiopian Aliyah Continues

Ethiopian Immigrants Plant Roots in Israel

Connecting on a whole new level: new Ethiopian immigrants, Jewish Agency participate in tree-planting ceremony in honor of Tu Bishvat.

Ethiopian Immigrants Plant Roots in Israel

Clashes as Immigrants Protest, ‘We’re Stuck’

Ethiopian immigrants say failure to update grants is leaving many in absorption centers. Nine arrested at protest.

Clashes as Immigrants Protest, ‘We’re Stuck in Centers’

Photo Essay: Jewish Ethiopian Holiday of Sigd

Every year more celebrate Sigd, a day of praying for redemption and an in-gathering of the exiles that dates back to Ezra and Nehemiah.

Thousands Pray in Jerusalem on Jewish Ethiopian Holiday of Sigd

Volunteers Join Ethiopian Immigrants for Festival

Simhat Torah is the busiest day of the year for Shvut Am, as volunteers bring party atmosphere to absorption centers across Israel.

Volunteers Ensure Celebratory Spirit for Ethiopian Immigrants

Hundreds Land in ‘Final’ Ethiopian Aliyah

Thousands protest for more aliyah of "Falashmura" Ethiopians as"‘final" flight touches down; Yesh Atid MK is on their side.

Hundreds Land in ‘Final’ Ethiopian Aliyahplayer

Jewish Agency Ends Ethiopian Aliyah

“Today we bring to an end a journey that spans thousands of years, the conclusion of Operation Wings of a Dove."

Final Group of Ethiopian Olim Set to Arrive in Israel

New Chief Rabbi in Racism Scandal

Just days into his new job, Ethiopian-Israeli MK accuses Rabbi David Lau of racism, over comments made about African footballers.

New Chief Rabbi in Racism Scandal

State to Look Into Birth-Control Controversy

Did Israeli officials trick Ethiopian immigrants into using birth control? And why is Depo Provera use so high?

State to Look Into Ethiopian Birth-Control Controversy

Era of Ethiopian Aliya Draws to a Close

After more than 30 years, the state prepares to end aliyah from Ethiopia. Final arrivals expected in August.

Era of Ethiopian Aliya Draws to a Close

Netanyahu Can Learn from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

Netanyahu Can Learn from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver