The Ethiopian lifestyle is based on sustainability. Included in the many challenges that Ethiopian immigrants face on arrival in Israel is the transition to a high-tech and consumerist society. Adapting will be easier in future: sustainability already plays an important role in the conservation-minded West, and is now gaining a more central role in environmental education in Israel.
And you Gentiles ... have been grafted in. So now you also receive the blessing God has promised Abraham and his children (Romans 11:17).
Gentile believers, or Christians, stand strong on these words of Paul and take every chance they have to visit Israel and be a part of the reconstruction of the Promised Land. Kim Clement Center are no exception. Hailing originally from South Africa, Kim Clement is recognized worldwide for his prophetic ministry to the nations - following in the footsteps of a giant of the faith, America's David Wilkerson, best known for his book, The Cross and the Switchblade, and who recently went to join the Lord in his 79th year.
Ester Rada's family history reads like a novel. Driven out of Ethiopia, their country of birth, by famine, Ester's parents escaped on foot to Sudan. They found themselves confined to a refugee camp in life-threatening conditions, and desperation set in until the God of their ancestors intervened. The Radas were Ethiopian Jews, and qualified to be airlifted out of Sudan in 1984 by the Israeli government, during Operation Moses.