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Jersey City police work at the scene the day after an hours-long gun battle at a kosher supermarket

One of the Jersey City shooters was a Black Hebrew Israelite

One of the dead suspects in a shootout at a kosher market in Jersey City is David Anderson, who reportedly was once a member of the Black Hebrew Israelites. Here are some things to know.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
11/12/2019
Jewish Ethiopians make matzah in preparation for Passover

Alternative Israelites

In a southern town of Black Hebrews, Passover commemorates a different Exodus

By ANISHA SIRCAR
28/05/2019
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9 writers who perfectly capture what it’s like for Jews of color

As a black Jewish writer, I obviously want to read books written by and highlighting the stories of Jews of color. That’s easier said than done, though.

By NYLAH BURTON
28/03/2019
Immigration

Two American Jews held for two days at Ben-Gurion, denied entry to Israel

Arriving in Israel for a wedding celebration, the two were turned away on suspicion of belonging to the Black Hebrew Community.

13/07/2015
Ben Ammi Ben Israel (Right)

Leader of African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem dies

At 75, he who the Black Hebrews refer to as the “Messianic Leader of the Kingdom of God,” passes.

Israel police.

Black Hebrews: Police called us Sudanese, told us to leave Israel

In a police confrontation over the weekend, Black Hebrews claim police said they were illegal migrants, didn't know they had served in army.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
08/04/2014
Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Ariel Sharon

Houston, you have a problem

Recollections of the late singer’s glory-filled years that include a trip to the Holy Land.

Black Hebrews

Black Hebrews celebrate Shavuot festival in Dimona

African Hebrew Israelites, popularly known as "the Black Hebrews," adorn traditional clothes and dance to celebrate Shavuot Harvest.

By REUTERS
20/06/2011
Artistic Confluence

Tapping the community mix

Two shows in the coming week: combining members from Ra’anana’s Dance Center and a choir from Dimona’s Hebrew Israelite community.

24/12/2010
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