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Blog: Almost half of Jewish teens in prison are of Ethiopian descent
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Data recently released by the Israel Prison Service show that of the jailed teenagers at the Ofek detention center half are of Ethiopian descent.
Blog: Israel's Ethiopian community raises its voice
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The story of the Ethiopian community in Israel can be described as the best and saddest among the patchwork of Israel's communities.

 

Bridging the gap

Posted on 4/10/2014 by Ariel Rudolph

Each year Israel Today distributes food packages to needy immigrants in absorption centers (Merkazei Klitah - in Hebrew) where many new immigrants experience their first home in Israel during a difficult transition period.

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Thousands of Ethiopian Jews still waiting to emigrate to Israel

Posted on 4/3/2014 by Ariel Rudolph in Falash Mura Ethiopian Jews Beta Israel immigration

According to the Israeli Ministry of Interior, en-masse aliyah from Ethiopia ended in the summer of 2013. In reality, there are still thousands of Ethiopian Jews in Gondar and Addis Ababa who are waiting to immigrate to Israel, says Avraham Negosa, a representative of the Ethiopian community in Israel.

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