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Happy Sigd

28 Heshvan 5775 – November 20, 2014
Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews take part in a prayer of the Sigd holiday on the Armon Hanatziv Promenade overlooking Jerusalem on November 20, 2014....

Israeli Docs Work Pro-Bono in Ethiopia

18 Sivan 5774 – June 15, 2014
Ethiopians made their ways, often on foot, to visit a "surgery marathon" performed by 40 volunteers with Operation Smile

Liberman Begins African Tour

15 Sivan 5774 – June 12, 2014
Foreign Minister to visit five countries, sign host of business and trade agreements, upgrade diplomatic relations

Ethiopia-Born Model Wins Israel’s ‘Big Brother’

23 Elul 5773 – August 29, 2013
An Ethiopia-born model won the fifth season of Israel’s “Big Brother” reality show. Tahunia Rubel, 25, won the 1 million shekel prize, worth about $274,000,...

450 Ethiopians Left Gondar for Final Aliyah Flights

22 Elul 5773 – August 28, 2013
The new immigrants’ relatives were on hand in Israel to greet them.

Jewish School in Gondar, Ethiopia Closes as Aliyah Ends

15 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
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

13 Elul 5773 – August 19, 2013
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

26 Tammuz 5773 – July 3, 2013
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

18 Tammuz 5773 – June 26, 2013
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

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 11, 2013
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

3 Nisan 5773 – March 13, 2013
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

21 Heshvan 5773 – November 6, 2012
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

14 Heshvan 5773 – October 30, 2012
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

13 Heshvan 5773 – October 29, 2012
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

26 Nisan 5772 – April 18, 2012
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 &...

6 Nisan 5772 – March 29, 2012
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

3 Nisan 5772 – March 25, 2012
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

26 Adar 5772 – March 20, 2012
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.

Israel Sends Teams Of Doctors Around World To Restore Eyesight

21 Tevet 5772 – January 16, 2012
Over 2,000 people have had their eyesight restored.

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

27 Tammuz 5771 – July 29, 2011
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.

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