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.
Make sure to read Part 1 of this incredible story.
Since the beginning of the last exile following the destruction of the second temple, the Jewish people were scattered to every corner of the earth. Many fled to the Middle East, Europe and eventually the rest of the world, while a small remnant stayed in Israel during the last 2000 years. But some groups of Jews were living in exile for much longer than that.