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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.

 

Miss Israel Pride

Posted on 7/7/2013 by in immigrants Israel Today Ethiopian Jews Miss Israel

Both Israel and Ethiopia are very proud of Miss Israel 2013! Yityish 'Titi' Aynaw, the first Ethiopian Israeli to win the title, is not only beautiful but possesses notable wisdom and self-confidence.

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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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First Ethiopian “Miss Israel”

Posted on 3/5/2013 by in Ethiopian Jews Miss Israel

Yityish Titi Aynaw, a 21-year old clothing saleswoman and former Israeli Army officer, was chosen Miss Israel 2013 on Wednesday night – and became the first Ethiopian-born Israeli to win the title.

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