ethiopia

Coronavirus: In Ethiopia, a vulnerable Jewish community risks disaster

"Even before the pandemic, the condition of people here was not good, we don’t have real houses and most of the community does not have a job, so you can only imagine what our present condition is…"

‘Look at the person, not the color’

”We had to be very quiet when walking and were told never to admit – to anyone we might meet – that we were Jews.”

TWO BOYS before morning services at the Hatikva Synagogue in Gondar. In the back, the famous text re
120 hours in Ethiopia: From Jewish miracle workers to Shabbat in Gondar

I looked to the people around me who I had just met moments ago and saw the threads of life’s tapestry binding us together. It was a connection to my religion that I had never experienced.

By CARMEL MADADSHAHI
12/03/2020
Netanyahu meets with dozens of new Ethiopian immigrants

The new immigrants are from nine families.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
26/02/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and would-be finance minister Nir Barkat presented their vision fo
Ethiopian athletes coerced to attend event with Benjamin Netanyahu

Players were threatened that if they didn't attend, they and possibly their team would be punished; both the league and the Likud denied any political connection.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
19/02/2020
Trial of policeman who killed Ethiopian Solomon Tekah opens today

Tekah's killing shook the country and led to nationwide protests by the Ethiopian community about dangerous discrimination by police and racism against them in general.

Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis celebrate the holiday of Sigd on November 27, 50 days after Yom Kipp
400 Falash Mura Jews plan to immigrate before election

Efforts are underway to bring 400 members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia to Israel, with a vote in the cabinet to approve the initiative expected at the next cabinet meeting next week.

Ethiopian Israelis celebrate the holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem on November 27
Ethiopian Jewish brethren

As far back as the early 1970s, then-Sephardi Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef had ruled that members of the ancient Beta Israel community were indeed Jewish

Anti-racism head to police: Control racist remarks after Tekah incident

Tekah’s killing shook the country, and led to nationwide protests by the Ethiopian community about dangerous discrimination by police and racism against Ethiopians.

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