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Posts Tagged: Ethiopian Jews

November 21, 2022 10:54 am

A Decade Later, Media Libel on Ethiopian-Israelis Still Waiting to be Updated

At the end of 2012/beginning of 2013, Israel was rocked by media reports that Israeli officials had told Ethiopian women waiting to immigrate to the...

May 27, 2022 11:17 am

When Israel Rescues Jews: Operations Moses & Yachin

Since its founding, Jews of all stripes have immigrated to Israel. The most common reasons include a feeling of belonging, religious imperatives, joining family members,...

November 28, 2021 3:59 pm

Israel Approves Evacuation of Thousands of Ethiopian Jews Amid Escalating Civil War

The Israeli government on Sunday approved a plan for the entry of thousands of Ethiopian Jews who have been waiting in refugee camps amid an...

November 13, 2021 11:42 am

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

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

Work Goes On: Efforts to Bring Last of Ethiopian Jews to Israel - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Israeli Government Approves Immigration of 400 Ethiopian Falash Mura - 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

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,...


Russian Forces Press on Ukraine Front After Reports of Bakhmut Slowdown

i24 News - Russian forces attacked northern and southern stretches of the war’s front in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region on Friday, even as Kyiv officials reported Moscow’s assault was lagging...


Two Wounded in West Bank Drive-By Shooting

A suspected Palestinian gunman wounded two people in a drive-by shooting in the flashpoint town of Huwara in the West Bank on Saturday, the Israeli military said. It was the third...

Middle East

Biden Warns Iran After Tit-for-Tat Strikes in Syria

President Joe Biden on Friday warned Iran that the United States would "act forcefully" to protect Americans, after the US military carried out air strikes against Iran-backed forces in retaliation...

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