ethiopian jews in israel

Sigd holiday, November 16, 2020
New website seeks to connect Israeli society with Sigd holiday

Stories of the Ethiopian Aliyah are covered with 17 members of the community recounting their harrowing experience as well.

20/11/2020
AN ETHIOPIAN-ISRAELI spiritual leader participates in the main Sigd holiday prayer gathering at the
COVID-19 restrictions threaten role of Ethiopian Jewish holiday in Israel

Sigd is being observed in a scaled-down fashion this year.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
16/11/2020
Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis celebrate the holiday of Sigd on November 27, 50 days after Yom Kipp
Sigd - A sign of social and personal vaccination

The Sigd holiday enables Ethiopian Jews to do communal introspection, become stronger, unite and to dream of a better future: a mutual and spiritual future in Jerusalem.

By MICHAL AVERA SAMUEL
16/11/2020
Einalem Mengesto, who works at the Faitlovitch Collection.
Ethiopian Jewry's biblical texts are disappearing. TAU is saving them.

The students who have just begun their studies in the 2020-2021 academic year are all Ethiopian Israelis with Bachelor's degrees, who are eager to preserve and study their heritage.

Ethiopian-Israelis worry that airlift of loved ones won’t get off ground

Many call Netanyahu plan ‘campaign promise’ that highlights lack of serious immigration policy

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
14/10/2020
The New Queen of Sheba: engendering an open heart

New tome tells the story of Ethiopian Jews through illustrations and narrative

2,000 Jewish Ethiopians approved to make aliyah, who will be left behind?

Will their child/sibling/parent be included in the “coveted list” of 2,000 immigrants or will yet another year go by of unbearable longing?

Members of the Falash Mura Jewish Ethiopian community attend a prayer service at the HaTikvah Synago
Will a new plan to complete Falash Mura aliyah face obstacles? – analysis

So many plans and promises have been made on this issue that have not been fulfilled that the minister’s announcement has been met instead with skepticism that this could yet be another false dawn.

Ethiopian Community Center is embroidering dreams

Few programs have taken into account the social and culture reality of the adult men among Ethiopian immigrants. A new program tries to change that.

By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
12/08/2020
Mount Scopus campus, Hebrew University Jerusalem
Canadian philanthropists launch scholarship for Ethiopian-Israelis

The goal of the initiative is to support a new generation of Ethiopian-Israeli leaders.

28/07/2020
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