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Posts Tagged: Ethiopian Jews

May 5, 2015 9:28 am
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The ‘Financial Times’ Tries to Paint Israel as Racist Over Ethiopian Protests

A May 3 article by Financial Times Jerusalem bureau chief John Reed focused on Sunday's clashes between police and Israelis protesting police brutality, after a video was released showing...

February 27, 2015 12:52 am
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The Challenging Journey of Ethiopian Integration Into Israel

Although the vast majority of Ethiopian Jews immigrated to Israel during the 1980s and 1990s, economic and social problems related to the hardships of immigration...

January 21, 2015 11:21 am
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Stop Telling Jews to ‘Check Their Privilege’

"On Martin Luther King Day, Jews must acknowledge their privilege," wrote Maital Friedman on January 14 at the JTA. Jews have become the latest group targeted...

December 24, 2013 1:28 am
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Ethiopian Jewish Boy to Remain in Custody of Foster Family, Court Rules

Ynet -A composition of seven Supreme Court justices ruled that an Ethiopian Jewish boy will remain in the custody of his foster family. The judges said the...

November 3, 2013 3:20 pm
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Ethiopian Jews Mark Ancient Holiday in Israel’s Capital

JERUSALEM - On Thursday, thousands of Ethiopian Jews poured into Jerusalem to celebrate the Sigd holiday, a 2,500-year old tradition from Ethiopia. The date of...

August 28, 2013 7:31 am
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30 Years of Ethiopian Aliya Set to End Wednesday

Times of Israel - After nearly 30 years, aliya from Ethiopia is set to come to a close Wednesday with two final charter flights...

July 26, 2013 6:37 am
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The Final Ethiopian Aliyah

I recently joined the Jewish Federation of North America to bear witness to the final chapter of the Ethiopian aliyah. It was a complex, thirty-plus...

July 10, 2013 4:57 pm
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International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem Funds Program for Ethiopian Jews

JNS.org - The International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem (ICEJ), a Christian Zionist organization based in Jerusalem, is sponsoring a special studies program for Ethiopian Jewish...

June 24, 2013 10:24 am
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From ‘Scared Child’ to Miss Israel

JNS.org - NEW MILFORD, NJ—When Yitayish "Titi" Ayenew, the first black Miss Israel, was a young orphan who moved from Ethiopia to Israel, it was learning...

May 7, 2013 9:02 am
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British Indiana Jones Examines Evidence for Jewish Origin of Papua New Guinea Tribe (INTERVIEW)

During the 1990s, Welsh professor Tudor Parfitt, known around the world as the "British Indiana Jones," discovered evidence that the Lemba tribe in central Zimbabwe...

April 18, 2013 8:31 am
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Christian Program Brings Youths Together on Tours of Israel

A program run by an international Christian organization is bringing Christian youths from around the world on two-week tours of Israel to understand the complex...

April 17, 2013 1:50 am
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Karel van Oordt, Founder of Christians for Israel, Dies at 84

Karel van Oordt, founder of Christians for Israel, died in his home last week in Amersfoort, Netherlands at the age of 84, a press release...

February 28, 2013 2:24 am
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Ethiopian-Israeli Wins Miss Israel Pageant

A 21-year-old woman became the first Ethiopian-Israeli contestant to win the Miss Israel 2013 beauty pageant. Yityish Aynaw is a former IDF officer who had...

February 22, 2013 1:33 am
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Israel’s Unwritten Message

It was great to speek at the Women's International Zionist Organisation last night. Thank you to the Sassoon family for the experience, which included a...

Culture

Gold-Medalist kickboxer Waves Israeli Flag at World Cup in Turkey

JNS.org - Arab-Israeli kickboxer Loay Sakas won the gold medal at the seventh International Turkish Open Kickboxing World Cup in...

‘Integral’: New Exhibit Reveals Ancient Jewish Roots in Greece

i24 News – Little is known about the origins of Jews in Greece,...

In First, Jewish Asian Actor Takes Lead Role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

Jewish actor Zachary Noah Piser made history this week by becoming...

World

After Delay, US Senate Overwhelmingly Approves $40 Billion in Ukraine Aid

The US Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday sending the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law...

Israel

Israeli Tech Training Schools Raise $100 Million to Go Towards Education

JNS.org - Masterschool, an Israeli network of tech training schools, announced on Wednesday that it had raised $100 million in funding to go towards more education. Target Global, Pitango Ventures, Dynamic...

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