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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.

 

An Ethiopian Voice

Posted on 7/21/2013 by in israel immigrants Operation Moses Israel Today Ethiopian Jews

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.

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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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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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