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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.

 

Ethiopians Celebrate Their Heritage

Posted on 6/30/2013 by in immigrants Israel Today Operation Dove's Wings Ethiopian Jews Children

As Africans, it is not easy for Ethiopians to absorb into Israel's east-meets-west culture. Now young Ethiopians can celebrate their heritage at the Malkat Shva Ethiopian Cultural Center in Jerusalem.

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Support the Ingathering

Posted on 6/23/2013 by in Children Ethiopians Operation Dove's Wings Falash Mura Miss Israel

Aliyah from Ethiopia is in the final stages. Operation Dove's Wings aims to bring the remainder of the Falash Mura (Ethiopians whose ancestors were forced to convert from Judaism to Christianity) to Israel by March 2014. Some of these people have been waiting in a refugee camp in the Gondar province of Ethiopia for up to 10 years.

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