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Ethiopian Jewry

News and updates about Ethiopian Jewry

Watch Live: Bnei Akiva movement event honors Ethiopian immigrants

Online Zoom meeting hosted by the Bnei Akiva Movement puts focus on Ethiopian Jewish immigrants to Israel, and the 4000 killed en route.

Live: Bnei Akiva movement event honors Ethiopian immigrantsplayer

Israel seeks to bring 400 Ethiopians to rejoin families before March elections

On eve of Knesset election, Israel looks to bring 400 immigrants from Ethiopia, reuniting them with relatives already in Israel.

Israel to bring 400 Ethiopians to rejoin families

Last Jews from South Sudan arrive in Israel

Family torn apart during Operation Moses reunites decades later in Israel.

Last Jews from South Sudan arrive in Israelplayer

New wave of protests expected as Ethiopian teen laid to rest

19-year-old Ethiopian-Israeli man laid to rest after being shot and killed by off duty police officer.

New wave of protests expected as Ethiopian teen laid to restplayer

Israel earmarks $40.4 million for Ethiopian college students

Israeli Council for Higher Education sets aside $40.4 million for program aimed at helping Ethiopian college students succeed.

Israel earmarks $40.4 million for Ethiopian college students

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.

Jewish diplomat who helped plan Operation Moses, dies at 82

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.

Ethiopian Kessim call to end Christian Aliyah

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.

Families of Ethiopian IDF Soldiers to be Brought to Israel

Ethiopian Protest Organizer Promises No Violence

Protest against racism scheduled for Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv on Monday; organizers stress they have no desire for violence.

Ethiopian Protest Organizer Promises No Violence

Netanyahu: There is No Place for Racism in Israel

Prime Minister and President both address memorial ceremony for Ethiopians Jews who perished while trying to come to Israel.

Netanyahu: There is No Place for Racism in Israel

Clashes as Ethiopian Jews Protest Police Brutality

After officer assaults Ethiopian soldier, 200 Ethiopian Jews block streets outside national police headquarters in Jerusalem.

Clashes as Ethiopian Jews Protest Police Brutalityplayer

The Sigd - Brought to Israel by Beta Israel

Fasting, prayer, love of Zion and festivities: how Ethiopia's Beta Israel Jews enriched Israeli Jewish life with a unique, ancient festival.

Sigd - What Lies Behind This Ancient Ethiopian Jewish Festival?

Sa'ar's Resignation Stalls Final Ethiopian Aliyah

'Official' Aliyah ended in 2013, but activists say Gideon Sa'ar's announcement may leave thousands of families torn apart.

Interior Minister's Resignation Stalls Final Ethiopian Aliyah