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Posts Tagged: Ethiopian Jews

February 22, 2013 1:33 am

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...

February 7, 2013 3:54 am

Let’s Get the Facts Straight About Ethiopian Jews and Contraception

As a bat mitzvah girl in suburban Philadelphia, I was riveted by the plight of Ethiopian Jews in the late 1980s, and was twinned with...

January 21, 2013 9:05 am

Jewish Immigration to Israel Drops 2% in 2012

Times of Israel/JTA - Jewish immigration to Israel registered a 2 percent drop last year, a trend bucked by new arrivals from Europe and...

September 30, 2012 4:40 am

From Ethiopia to the Knesset: Shlomo Molla Lives the Israeli Dream

NEW YORK—In July 2012, the Israeli government announced its decision to allow the aliyah of the last remnants of the Ethiopian Jewish community. Each month, 250 Falash Mura (Ethiopian...

August 17, 2012 1:52 pm

A Jewish Medical Giant in Ethiopia

When a planeload of secular Israelis landed in Addis Abba shortly before Pesach last spring, they were greeted by a small Ethiopian boy ...

July 6, 2012 9:46 am

Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir’s Legacy

In 1992, Republican Whip Senator Alan Simpson from Wyoming, who was critical of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir's policies, told me: "How can I like Prime...

May 31, 2012 12:43 pm

The Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood: Reinforcing Stereotypes About Israeli Jews

Fresh from her blatant lie about the number of Palestinians in Gaza disabled by IDF military operations (which even the Guardian acknowledged has absolutely no basis), Harriet...

May 29, 2012 1:09 pm

Ten Reasons to Admire Israel

In the daily news coverage, as they say, if it doesn't bleed, it doesn't lead. The larger story of Israel, therefore, is rarely told. And the...

May 14, 2012 2:33 pm

Farmers to Scholars – The Journey of Two Ethiopian Youth

Sitting with these two youths in Jerusalem, it is hard to believe their story is true. The two brothers, Adiso and Yonatan Jambar, aged eighteen...

May 14, 2012 9:00 am

Major Jewish Charity CEO Steps Down

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Executive Vice President and CEO Steven Schwager will step down as CEO by June 30 and completely retire from...

April 16, 2012 3:36 pm

Israel Enters Renowned Painter’s ‘World’

Spiritual concepts, emotions or experiences may spark an artist's creative imagination. Kehinde Wiley is inspired by all three. The Jewish Museum in New York City is...

January 19, 2012 11:55 am

Ethiopian Israelis Protest by Knesset Over Injustices

Ethiopian Israelis marched by the thousands in Jerusalem this week in the late afternoon, from the Knesset Parliament to the city's center, against a blazing...

April 17, 2011 9:08 pm

This Year we are Free

Last Thursday night Avi married Tamar in Petach Tikvah (an Israeli city whose name means "opening towards hope"). It was a glorious wedding. I have...


Jewish Ex-MLB Outfielder Recalls Facing Antisemitism, Fan Giving Nazi Salute

Former professional baseball player Shawn Green revealed in an interview that he faced...

Former MLB All-Star to Coach Team Israel for 2023 World Baseball Classic

Ian Kinsler, a former Major League Baseball player and current advisor for the...

Israel’s Under-19 Men’s Soccer Team Beats France to Reach First European Final - Israel’s under-19 national soccer team reached the final of the UEFA...


Israeli Startup Rolls Out Universal ‘Mailbox’ for Urban Drone D...

More than a decade into the testing of drone technologies for commercial use, an Israeli company believes its universal drone...


Israel’s Economy in ‘Good Shape’ Amid Signs of Global Downtur...

i24 News – Israel is well-positioned to ride out a potential global economic recession powered by the strength of its...

Middle East

HRW: Palestinian Detainees Tortured in West Bank, Gaza

i24News - Palestinian detainees in the West Bank and Gaza Strip are systematically tortured by authorities in what could amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Friday. The...

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