Yemenite Jewry

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Can a united community still work miracles? Ask the Yemenite Jews

Can a united community still work miracles? Ask the Yemenite Jews

Passover is a time for family, for tradition, and for festive celebration. It’s also a time to fix a paradox. Steven B. Nasatir, 13/04/2016 11:00
Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Jerusalem Synagogue

Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Jerusalem Synagogue

77 years after Arab riots followed by British expulsion and apathy, Jews return to Yemenite Village synagogue on slopes of Mt. of OlivesHillel Fendel, 26/05/2015 12:48
Will the Last Jews of Yemen Be Able to Escape?

Will the Last Jews of Yemen Be Able to Escape?

Expert in touch with Sana'a's Jews warns of 'great danger' from Iranian backed Houthis taking control, details efforts to get them out.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 03/03/2015 22:41
Yemeni Minister Gives Award to Jews

Yemeni Minister Gives Award to Jews

Yemen's culture minister gives an award she received from Human Rights Watch to Yemen's dwindling Jewish population.Ben Ariel, Canada, 21/11/2014 21:01
Braving US Criticism, Families Return to Silwan

Braving US Criticism, Families Return to Silwan

After similar move last month evoked criticism, nine Jewish Yemenite families return to Jerusalem neighborhood ancestors expelled from.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 20/10/2014 08:50
Yemen's Jewish Community Fades Away

Yemen's Jewish Community Fades Away

On Holocaust Memorial Day, we should spare a thought for a Jewish community which is perishing right before our eyes.Ari Soffer, 28/04/2014 17:08
Interview Reveals Tragic Plight of Yemenite Jewry

Interview Reveals Tragic Plight of Yemenite Jewry

In a rare televised interview, the leader of Yemen's embattled Jewish community reveals the precarious plight of his dwindling flock.Ari Soffer, 02/09/2013 23:17
Jewish Agency Brings 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel

Jewish Agency Brings 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel

In a secret and complex operation, the Jewish Agency brought a group of 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel.Elad Benari, 15/08/2013 03:12
Activist for Yemenite Children Dies at 60

Activist for Yemenite Children Dies at 60

Uzi Meshulam, who demanded that Israel investigate “the kidnapping of the Yemenite children," died at the Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/06/2013 21:12
Relative of Slain Yemenite: Bring Body to Israel

Relative of Slain Yemenite: Bring Body to Israel

Relative of a Jewish couple from Yemen who made aliyah after their son's murder hopes the son's body will be brought to Israel.Elad Benari, 20/02/2013 05:43
Parents of Slain Yemenite Jew Make Aliyah

Parents of Slain Yemenite Jew Make Aliyah

The parents of Moshe Nahari, a Yemenite Jew who was murdered in 2008, arrived in Israel.Elad Benari, 19/02/2013 05:16
Yemenite Jew Badly Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Yemenite Jew Badly Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Members of Yemen's small Jewish community said that one of its members had been attacked and badly hurt in anti-Semitic assault. David Lev, 31/01/2013 15:46
Qatar Helping Yemenite Jews Reach Israel?

Qatar Helping Yemenite Jews Reach Israel?

A Lebanese source says that a group of Jews from Yemen are on their way to Israel – via Qatar.Chana Ya'ar, 21/01/2013 14:05
Jewish Yememite Revival Music with Shlomit Levi

Jewish Yememite Revival Music with Shlomit Levi

Jewish-Yemenite singer Shlomit Levi channels her inner Ofra Haza and discusses going from traditional piyyutim to heavy metal.Ben Bresky, 25/10/2012 08:24
The Forgotten Middle East Refugees

The Forgotten Middle East Refugees

The story of the Jews from Arab lands is a saga that extends over hundreds of years and a vast geographic region. The pages are yellowing, nearly disintegrated. For decades they have lain in crates in the archives of Israel's Justice Ministry. Ron Jager, 13/09/2012 09:40
Widow of Yemen Slaying Victim Makes Aliyah

Widow of Yemen Slaying Victim Makes Aliyah

The widow of Moshe Nahari, who was murdered for being Jewish, has made aliyah to Israel along with four of her children. Maayana Miskin, 12/08/2012 19:21
Body of Jew Murdered in Yemen brought to Israel

Body of Jew Murdered in Yemen brought to Israel

Family of Aharon Zindani is brought to Israel by Jewish Agency, together with his body.Gil Ronen, 20/06/2012 21:12
'It is Imperative to Bring Yemen's Jews to Israel'

'It is Imperative to Bring Yemen's Jews to Israel'

Head of the Yemen Jewry preservation organization stresses the importance of bringing Yemeni Jews to Israel.Elad Benari, 24/05/2012 03:16
Murder of Jew in Yemen Raises Fears for Community

Murder of Jew in Yemen Raises Fears for Community

The fatal stabbing of a Yemenite Jewish leader on Tuesday has raised fears for Jews no longer protected by a benevolent government.Chana Ya'ar, 23/05/2012 15:53
Yemeni Jew Murdered in Sanaa

Yemeni Jew Murdered in Sanaa

Aaron Zindani, who lived in Israel in recent years, was murdered in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.Gabe Kahn, 22/05/2012 20:57