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Members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia

500 members of the Falash Mura community set to come to Israel

The Interior Ministry and Jewish Agency officials are processing the Falash Mura immigration requests.

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.

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

Gov't to vote on bringing 2,000 of Ethiopia's Falash Mura to Israel

Netanyahu first proposed the initiative of actively helping members of the Falash Mura community reach Israel in 1997.

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?

The author (front right) with 8,000 Falash Mura in 1998 ignored at the time by the State of Israel;

Gov't okays immigration of 2,000 Falash Mura from Ethiopia by end of 2020

According to the original plan, 4,500 of those waiting in Addis Ababa and Gondar would be brought by the end of 2020, and the remainder by 2023.

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.

WITH DEPUTY Public Security Minister Gadi Yevarkan and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the memo

Ethiopian youth call on Netanyahu to honor election pledge to bring them to Israel

In the run up to the election, Netanyahu met with the leaders of the Ethiopian community in Israel and promised that he would bring the remainder of the Flash Mura community still in the cities of Addis Ababa and Gondar to Israel.

Aliyah minister hopes to bring all Falash Mura Jews to Israel in 2 years

IMMIGRATION AFFAIRS: ‘We don’t want immigrants to suffer the same problems we’ve seen in the past’

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