Falash Mura

Fifth Operation Rock of Israel flight lands in Israel

The immigrants will enter coronavirus quarantine for two weeks and then be reunited with family members who are waiting for them in Israel.

Second flight of 'Rock of Israel' immigrants lands in Israel (photos)

On the flight were 120 members of the Falash Mura community from Ethiopia who made Aliyah as part of the operation.

First immigrants from Ethiopia in Operation Rock of Israel land

Approximately 100 more members of the Falash Mura community are expected to arrive on Friday, reaching a total of 2,000 by the end of January 2021.

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.

Aliyah Minister to fly to Ethiopia to prepare new Falash Mura immigration

The immigration of 2,000 members of the Falash Mura community was approved by the government in September.

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


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.

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