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Posts Tagged: Ethiopian Jews

November 13, 2021 11:42 am
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Ethiopian Jewry: Urgency of Return Questioned

i24 News – As a civil war prolongs in Ethiopia, some 8,000 Ethiopians of Jewish descent are waiting to be brought to Israel, by a...

November 3, 2021 1:02 pm
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Israel’s Minister of Aliyah Tamano-Shata Asks PM to Fast-Track Evacuation of Ethiopian Jews as Civil War Escalates

Israel’s Minister of Aliyah Pnina Tamano-Shata sent an official letter to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett asking him to expedite the immigration of Ethiopian Jews currently...

May 26, 2021 11:00 am
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Work Goes On: Efforts to Bring Last of Ethiopian Jews to Israel

JNS.org - In continuation of the family reunification initiative “Operation Tzur Israel” (“Operation Rock of Israel”), nearly 300 new Ethiopian olim landed in Israel on March 11,...

February 10, 2021 11:59 am
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Jacques Faïtlovitch and Ethiopian Jews

World traveler Jacques Faïtlovitch was born in Lodz and educated at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris. His teacher, Jewish scholar Joseph Halévy, inspired...

January 14, 2021 9:40 am
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Israel: 162 Ethiopian Jews Arrive on New ‘Rock of Israel’ Operation Flight

i24 News - On Thursday morning, Israel welcomed another 162 Ethiopian Jews, members of the Falash Mura community, who landed in the Jewish state to...

November 27, 2020 2:09 pm
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Israel’s Ethiopian-Born Aliyah Minister to Travel to Country of Birth to Bring 500 Jews to Israel

Israel’s Ethiopian-born Minister of Immigrant Absorption will be traveling to the country of her birth on Saturday to bring hundreds of the few remaining Jews...

November 24, 2020 6:31 am
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The Importance of Celebrating the Ethiopian Jewish Holiday of Sigd

Today, there are more than 135,000 Ethiopian Jews living in Israel. The Ethiopian Jewish community, also known as Beta Israel (House of Israel), has been...

May 21, 2020 3:56 pm
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Rivlin Pays Tribute to Ethiopian Jews Who Died on Way to Israel

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin paid tribute to the Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel on Thursday, saying, “Those who came up to...

April 29, 2020 12:14 pm
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Ethiopian-Israeli Soldiers Receive Independence Day Letters From Relatives Left Behind

Ethiopian-Israeli IDF soldiers received a pleasant and moving surprise on Independence Day this year, with relatives left behind in Ethiopia writing them letters marking the...

February 11, 2020 10:20 am
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Israeli Government Approves Immigration of 400 Ethiopian Falash Mura

JNS.org - The Israeli government’s recent approval of a plan to allow nearly 400 Ethiopian Jews from the Falash Mura sect to immigrate to Israel...

November 27, 2019 4:54 pm
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Ethiopian Jews Celebrate Festival of Sigd, Now a State Holiday in Israel

Ethiopian Jews celebrated on Wednesday one of their most-significant holidays, the festival of Sigd. A decade ago, Sigd was recognized as a state holiday in Israel,...

August 6, 2019 4:33 am
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A Modern-Day Jewish Exodus Story

A new Netflix movie, The Red Sea Diving Resort, has been released. It tells the story of an audacious Mossad operation to rescue Ethiopian Jews...

July 17, 2019 11:56 am
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New Trailer Released for Netflix Film About Mossad Operation to Smuggle Ethiopian Jews to Israel

A trailer was released on Tuesday for a new Netflix film about a Mossad operation to smuggle thousands of Ethiopian Jewish refugees to Israel that...

December 19, 2018 10:56 am
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Lt. ‘Yod’ First Israeli Air Force Pilot of Ethiopian Heritage

JNS.org - Lt. “Yod” will officially become the Israeli Air Force’s first pilot of Ethiopian heritage when he completes the elite pilots’ course on Wednesday. The new...

Culture

Holocaust Survivors Meet With British Cricketer After Row Over Antisemitic Comments

Two Holocaust survivors met with a British former cricket player on Thursday to...

New Exhibit on History of Jewish Communities in Arab World Opens in France

An exhibition opened to the public on Wednesday at France's Institut Du Monde...

National Library of Israel Series Unearths Rare Hanukkah Artifacts in Eight Languages

To mark the eight days of Hanukkah, the National Library of Israel has...

World

US to Follow Europe With Travel Curbs as COVID-19 Variant Sparks Global Wor...

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant triggered global alarm on Friday as countries rushed to suspend travel from southern...

Israel

Israel Delays Housing Project in Eastern Jerusalem Amid US Pressure

i24 News – Israel announced on Thursday that it delayed a controversial plan to advance a housing project in east Jerusalem following pushback by the United States. According to a senior...

Middle East

UK Officially Bans Whole of Hamas as ‘Complex but Single Terrorist Or...

  The UK government said Friday it had officially added Hamas to its list of proscribed terrorist organizations, after the British...

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