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Jewish School in Gondar, Ethiopia Closes as Aliyah Ends

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky on Monday turned over the keys to the Jewish school of Gondar, Ethiopia, to the town’s mayor as the...

Evidence that Morsi Actually Lost the Egyptian Presidency

Ahmed Shafiq, the former air force commander and former president Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, actually won the presidential race by a narrow margin.

Israel Raises Funds to Treat Ethiopian Boy Mauled by Hyena

A U.S. Jewish doctor in Ethiopia came across a boy whose life is threatened after an attack by a wild hyena. Muslims, Bedouin and Jews now are pitching in to save his life.

End of an Era: Ethiopian Aliyah to Stop Next Month

Israelis and Jews were excited on a Friday night 22 years ago when Israel announced its secret Operation Solomon brought 13,000 Ethiopians to Israel. The aliyah effort will end on August 28.

An Epic Ethiopian Aliyah Story

As bad as the situation was in Ethiopia, Asher said that the situation got even worse when the Ethiopian Jews arrived in Sudan.

Obama to Dine with Miss Israel

Life often changes fast. Miss Israel was orphaned in Ethiopia and was brought to Israel. She worked in a dress shop until she was crowned. Next week, she will dine with Obama at Peres’ official home.

Israeli Jewelry Entrepreneurs Give Back to Ethiopian Community

The company’s employees are mostly immigrants who have come to Israel from places like the United States, Syria, Iraq and Ethiopia. The Levys’ business philosophy is firmly rooted in social responsibility and philanthropy.

Operation Dove’s Wings Begins as Ethiopian Aliyah Comes to a Close

The flight was organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel, pursuant to the July government decision to increase the rate of Ethiopian Aliyah.

Mass Aliyah is Beginning of End of Ethiopia Project

It’s the beginning of the end of Ethiopian aliyah, as 240 Ethiopians alight a plane to Israel Monday afternoon, the first of a series of flights dubbed Operation Dove's Wings which will take place until the last one in March 2014, marking the end of the state of Israel’s rescue of the Falash Mura - Ethiopians with Jewish ancestry.

Beyond Politics: Inspirational People of Israel

Unlike formulaic biographies from popular publishing houses in the Orthodox Jewish world, Beyond Politics is not predictable. The vignettes of individual men and women who trekked through Ethiopia and Sudan, flew in from Austria, India, and Algeria, or were born on Israeli soil are gritty, adventurous, and heartwarming.

Title: The Koren Ethiopian Haggada Journey to Freedom: Celebrating Ethiopian Jewish History, Traditions &...

Title: The Koren Ethiopian Haggada Journey to Freedom: Celebrating Ethiopian Jewish History, Traditions & Customs Editor: Rabbi Menachem Waldman Publisher: Koren Publishing

Mordechai Kedar: Radical Islam in Africa

The population of Africa is involved in a series of disputes with a tribal background, where the Islamist and ethnic components play an important, and sometimes critical, role. Saudi Arabian money, Wahhabi propaganda, the presence of terror organizations, and wide distribution of weapons do not contribute to a calming of tensions between the various demographics in Africa.

Reviewing The Koren Ethiopian Haggada Journey to Freedom

The Hebrew-English haggada provides a wealth of photographic evidence of the lives led by Ethiopian Jews. The pottery, the unembellished homes, school, and synagogues, the gaunt Jews in modest clothing and head coverings portray dedication to Torah values despite harsh political and topographical conditions.

Title: The Borders of Inequality: Where Wealth and Poverty Collide

Behind "the news" there's almost always a story that isn't being reported, and certain kinds of phenomenon occur almost simultaneously all over the world in almost every era.

Quick Takes: News You May Have Missed

Another Suspect Character Behind 'Responsibility To Protect' Doctrine Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa served on the committee that formed the military doctrine - Responsibility...

Title: Olive Trees and Honey; A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around...

It claims to be a cookbook - but this is one of the best Jewish -Baedekers' (travelogues) we've seen in quite a long time.

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