ethiopian jews

119 Ethiopian olim welcomed by aliyah minister, Jewish Agency head

Their arrival coincided with the annual day of remembrance for Ethiopian Jews who died on the way to Israel, as well as with Jerusalem Day.

22/05/2020
Ethiopian Jews and the yearning for Jerusalem

Jerusalem Day was chosen as the perfect date to mark the long and painful journey so many Ethiopian Jews had to take to reach Israel.

21/05/2020
Parents of Solomon Tekah file suit against officer who killed him

'We regret the continuation of various claims and slander against the police and the officer involved, while the legal process is conducted and the matter has not yet been decided'

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
18/05/2020
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…"

Israel’s minorities suffer more than most From coronvirus crisis

Arab, Druze, Bedouin and Ethiopian Israelis more vulnerable to financial hardship.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
16/04/2020
Coronavirus: ICEJ aids Holocaust survivors and sponsors Aliyah flights

"I am glad we are able to help Israel pull through this crisis, by giving food to senior citizens, caring for Holocaust survivors, and bringing Jews home from Russia and Ethiopia."

By CELIA JEAN
23/03/2020
ETHIOPIAN CHILDREN attend Jewish studies class while awaiting immigration to Israel, in Gondar.
Coronavirus puts immigration of some 250 Ethiopian Jews to Israel on hold

Three Ethiopian Airlines flights had been scheduled to bring the immigrants on March 18, 25 and 31. It is not known when such flights will resume.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
20/03/2020
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
Government approves immigration of 398 Falash Mura from Ethiopia

A cabinet resolution in 2015 resolved to bring all the then 9,000 remaining members of the community, but it has only been partially implemented, with some 2,000 arriving since then.

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.

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