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August 28, 2013 7:31 am

30 Years of Ethiopian Aliya Set to End Wednesday

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Ethiopian children waiting to make aliyah to Israel. Photo: Judith Friedman Rosen.

Times of Israel – After nearly 30 years, aliya from Ethiopia is set to come to a close Wednesday with two final charter flights containing 450 Falash Mura set to land at Ben Gurion Airport in the late afternoon.

The group was being brought to Israel as part of Operation Dove’s Wings, which began three years ago when the government decided to airlift the last of the eligible Falash Mura, some 7,500 individuals, to Israel.

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