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Jewish-Ethiopian scholarship and taking pride in Ethiopian heritage

While the ‘Generation of the Desert’ was slowly coming to terms with the reality of Israel most students would only meet an Ethiopian adult in a menial position. Language, in that sense, has great power and pride.

Last Ethiopian aliyah flight of Operation Rock of Israel arrives

Activists for community have criticized the government for failing to bring all remaining members of the Falash Mura in Ethiopia to Israel, who number at least another 5,500.

Police officer who killed Solomon Tekah to move to Fire and Rescue

The decision comes after the chief of police visited Tekah's family.

Energy Minsiter Yuval Steinitz, Transportation Minister Israel Katz and Prime Minister Benjamin Neta

Israel should emulate Biden's cabinet diversity

More than half of the 25 cabinet-level nominations have gone to people of color, and 12 of the 25 are women.

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel arrives with wife, Marion Erster Rose

Netanyahu, Clinton, Clooney celebrated Elie Wiesel's wife 90th birthday

To honor her living legacy and visionary work alongside her husbands, a virtual event was organized by the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and the WIZO.

300 Ethiopian immigrants the first to make aliyah to Israel in 2021

The government decided in 2015 to help the last remaining Jews in Ethiopia make aliyah.

Ethiopian immigration absorption policy trap: Equality or discrimination?

This trap is apparent in higher education policy where, through attempts to offer equitable collective support, there are deep discriminatory practices.


Music underscores social message at Israeli-Ethiopian arts festival

“It doesn’t make any difference whether we were born here, speak Hebrew fluently and unaccented, or do the army, we are always looked upon differently because of our skin color.”


Reuniting Ethiopian families: Operation Zur Israel begins

In October, the Israeli government passed a resolution to reunite 2,000 Ethiopians with their families living in Israel.

Ethiopian-Israeli activists denounce PM for failure to fulfill aliyah vow

Activists are now also concerned that a military operation by the Ethiopian government in the northern province of Tigray could endanger the Falash Mura community in the northern city of Gondar.

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