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Beta Israel: The Ancient Jewish Community in Ethiopia (Part 1)

Posted on 5/1/2013 by in Ethiopian Jews History Beta Israel

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.

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